Key dates for Financial Services—horizon scanner

The following Financial Services practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Key dates for Financial Services—horizon scanner
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Brexit
  • MiFID II
  • PRIIPs
  • UK, EU and international regulators and bodies
  • Regulated activities
  • Regulation of pre-paid funeral plans
  • Authorisation, approval and supervision
  • SM&CR and individual accountability
  • More...

Key dates for Financial Services—horizon scanner

This Practice Note contains a comprehensive list of key future developments and dates for financial services lawyers from a wide range of relevant sources relating to a range of topics including UK and EU legislation, rules and guidelines, as well as developments related to international financial services bodies and trade associations. Dates are listed in chronological order, and the horizon scanner is organised by topic area for easy reference. Key future developments and dates related to prudential requirements and sustainable finance are provided in separate horizon scanners:

  1. Prudential requirements—horizon scanner

  2. Sustainable finance—horizon scanner

From the UK this includes legislation and rule updates, guidance and other announcements from HM Treasury, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and the Bank of England (BoE) including consultation papers (CP), policy statements (PS) and supervisory statements (SS). Other key regulators covered from the UK include the Payment Systems Regulator (PSR), the Office for Professional Body Anti-Money Laundering Supervision (OPBAS), the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS), the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS), the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) and the Pensions Regulator (TPR).

Developments and updates relevant for European Economic Area (EEA) firms and relating to a range of EU financial services Regulations and Directives, including regulatory technical standards (RTS), implementing technical standards (ITS) and guidelines, are also covered. This includes key developments from the

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