FS weekly highlights—7 January 2021

FS weekly highlights—7 January 2021

In this issue

 

 

Brexit news
Coronavirus (COVID-19)
UK, EU and international regulators and bodies
Financial crime
Consumer protection
Complaints, compensation and claims management
Dispute resolution for financial services lawyers
Regulation of capital markets
Regulation of derivatives
Investment funds and asset management
Banks and mutuals
Regulation of insurance
Dates for your diary

 

Brexit news

For further information on financial services and Brexit, see: Brexit and financial services: materials on the post-Brexit UK/EU regulatory regime.

Brexit Bulletin—new and updated Brexit transition guidance published on IP completion day

As the Brexit transition period came to an end at 11pm on 31 December 2020, marking IP completion day in the UK, the government published over 300 items of new and updated Brexit transition guidance. While many of the updates are minor, including simple amendments to reflect the end of the transition period having occurred, a significant number of new documents and webpages were also published. Topics covered include, among others: movement of goods and services, immigration, travel, transport, professional qualifications, legal services, litigation, companies, data, telecoms, IP, life sciences, healthcare, education, energy, environment, benefits, pensions, EU funding and sanctions. Further new and updated guidance may be issued, so stakeholders are advised to monitor these pages for updates.

Brexit Bulletin—EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement published in the Official Journal

The EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) and associated agreements, declarations

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Prior to joining LexisNexis in 2016 as a paralegal, Lauren was an adjudicator at the Financial Ombudsman Service. There she resolved consumers’ complaints, and gained knowledge about a wide variety of financial products. Before this she studied Law at Nottingham Trent University.