Top 5 financial services articles for in-house lawyers

Top 5 financial services articles for in-house lawyers


As in-house lawyers continue to navigate new waters, we have curated some of our key financial services articles, free to view from our insights blog. Click below to learn more, and see here for more information on our Financial Services guidance offering. 


The new prudential regime for investment firms: prudential consolidation and issues for groups

Financial Services analysis: Ash Saluja, Financial Services partner, Tom Callaby, senior associate, and Yasmin Johal and Maggie Lund, associates of CMS discuss the new prudential regime for investment firms, prudential consolidation and how this is expected to work in the UK post-Brexit. Read more…


ESG for fund managers—legislative drivers, sustainability frameworks and practical points

Financial Services analysis: Kate Binedell, partner, and Chris Ormond, associate director—knowledge development lawyer, at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner discuss environment, social and governance (ESG) for fund managers, including legislation, frameworks and practical issues. Read more…


Treasury consults on fin proms approval ‘gateway’

Financial Services analysis: Legal Director Emma Radmore of Womble Bond Dickinson discusses the recent consultations from the HM Treasury on the approval of financial promotions and promotion of cryptoassets. Read more…


The new prudential regime for investment firms: key points from the latest UK developments

Financial Services analysis: Partners Ash Saluja and Sam Robinson, Senior Associate Tom Callaby and Associates Yasmin Johal and Maggie Lund of CMS discuss the recent statements and discussion paper from the UK government, HM Treasury and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) on the UK’s approach to the new prudential regime for investment firms due to come into force in the UK from Summer 2021. Read more…


AIFMD review—ESMA goes after delegation structures

Financial Services analysis: Samuel Brooks, partner at Macfarlanes considers the European Securities and Markets Authority’s (ESMA) letter on 18 August 2020 to the European Commission setting out several recommendations ahead of the Commission’s impending review of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive. Read more…


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Amy is an established writer and researcher, having contributed to publications, such as The Law Society, LPM, City A.M. and Financial IT. Her role at LexisNexis UK involved leading content and thought leadership, as well as writing research reports, including "The Bellwether Report 2020, Covid-19: The next chapter" and "Are medium-sized firms the change-makers in legal?"