FS weekly highlights—19 September 2019

FS weekly highlights—19 September 2019

In this issue

 

Brexit news
UK, EU and international regulators and bodies
Authorisation, approval and supervision
Prudential requirements
Financial stability, recovery and resolution
Crowdfunding
Competition in financial services
Enforcement and redress
Markets and trading
MiFID II
Regulation of capital markets and Capital Markets Union
Regulation of derivatives
Investment funds and asset management
Banks and mutuals
Consumer credit, mortgage and home finance
Regulation of insurance
Payment services and systems
Fintech and cryptoassets
Sustainable finance
Islamic finance
Dates for your diary

 

Brexit news

 

Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Benchmarks) (Amendment) Regulations 2019

SI 2019/1256: An amendment is made to Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Benchmarks) Regulations 2018 (2018 Regulations) to clarify the scope of the powers of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) under regulation 6(1)(b) of the 2018 Regulations to impose requirements on Miscellaneous Benchmark Persons ‘in order to advance any of its operational objectives’. These Regulations will come into force on 14 October 2019.

Andrew Bailey sets out FCA’s Brexit preparations, saying the UK and EU should have equivalence ‘on day one’

The FCA published a

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About the author:
Pietra has completed the Bar Professional Training Course at the University of Law.  Prior to the BPTC, Pietra undertooklaw degree at the University of Bristol and has completed a number of mini-pupillages recently.