FS weekly highlights—18 April 2019

FS weekly highlights—18 April 2019

In this issue


Brexit news
Brexit legislation
UK regulator updates
European regulator updates
European System of Financial Supervision
Diversity in financial services
Prudential requirements
Risk management and controls
Financial crime
Enforcement and redress
FCA conduct requirements
Markets and trading
Regulation of capital markets
Regulation of derivatives
Investment funds and asset management
Banks and mutuals
Consumer credit, mortgage and home finance
Insurance and pensions
Payment services and systems
Sustainable finance
Dates for your diary


Brexit news


Technical update to the Withdrawal Agreement following Article 50 extension

The Department for Exiting the European Union published correspondence with the European Commission confirming agreement to a technical change to the Withdrawal Agreement. The amendment alters the recitals and Article 185 to reflect the agreed extension to the Article 50 withdrawal period. TheCityUK—the industry-led body representing UK-based financial and related professional services—published a response from its CEO, Miles Celic, to the extension. Mr Celic stated ‘The UK should embrace the extension offered but recognise that this cannot be just another hollow postponement'.

FCA provides update on Brexit delay

Following the Council of the EU agreeing to further extend the date the UK is due to leave the EU to 31 October 2019, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced that it would

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Prior to joining LexisNexis in 2018, Raphael carried out work placements at Willkie, Farr & Gallagher (sat in Debt Finance) and Macfarlanes (sat in Banking and Finance), through which he was able to gain knowledge about a wide variety of financial products and services. Raphael recently graduated in Law from King’s College London where he took a particular interest in modules such as Finance, Credit & Security and Transnational Company Law. Raphael has also worked as a Paralegal at Axiom Stone Solicitors in Mayfair, where he was involved in a wide range of contentious matters.