Weekly highlights—7 June 2018

Weekly highlights—7 June 2018

Welcome to the weekly Financial Services highlights from the Financial Services team for the week ending 7 June 2018.


FIA survey looks at clearing brokers’ Brexit contingency plans

The Futures Industry Association (FIA) released survey results that provide a high-level snapshot into clearing brokers’ Brexit contingency plans, the issues they face when structuring and executing such plans, and the policy proposals that would help address these issues. FIA sets out a number of proposals to preserve market access and prevent fragmentation.

Financial Conduct Authority updates

FCA publishes Quarterly Consultation Paper No 21

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published Quarterly Consultation Paper No 21 (CP18/14), in which it consults on miscellaneous amendments to the FCA Handbook. The deadline for responses is 31 July 2018 for proposed changes to the FEES manual, and 30 June 2018 for all other proposals.

FCA policy development update for June 2018

The FCA published the latest version of its policy development update, which provides information on its recent and upcoming publications. Future publications include a policy statement on the EU Money Market Funds Regulation (CP18/4), which is expected in Q2 2018.

Prudential Regulation Authority updates

PRA regulatory digest for May 2018

The Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) published its latest regulatory digest, which highlights key regulatory news and publications delivered in May 2018. This issue provides summaries of various banking and insurance publications and updates, including the PRA's consultation paper on the new EU securitisation framework (CP12/18) and its policy statement on financial management and planning by insurers (PS10/18).

Regulatory architecture

BCBS sets out its 2018/19 work programme

The Basel Committee on

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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.