This virtual meeting of the FinTech Scoping Forum was moderated by John Taylor of Queen Mary University of London. Forum members discussed the Law Commission’s Call for Evidence on Smart […]
To facilitate the transition of “tough legacy” contracts away from LIBOR, HM Government has introduced the Financial Services Bill 2019-21 (the “Financial Services Bill”) which grants new powers under to the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) to help it manage an orderly “wind-down of critical benchmarks”.
Members of the Brexit Advisory Group met on 14 January 2021. They discussed the U.K.-E.U. Trade and Cooperation Agreement, the European Union (Future Relationship) Bill 2020, the Financial Services Bill […]
On 21 October 2020, HM Government published the Financial Services Bill 2019-21 (the “Bill”). The Bill amends the U.K.’s existing legislative framework for financial services in 17 distinct areas, addressing […]
Issue 73 of the FMLC Stakeholders’ Newsletter announcing a Webinar on the impact of the Hong Kong Autonomy Act on cross-border banking operations, to be held on Tuesday 26 January, […]
This note, published in pursuit of the FMLC’s educational remit, outlines some of the legal issues which arise in the context of monetary policy and monetary financing, and considers a recent judicial decision in relation to the distinction between monetary policy and monetary financing, so as to highlight particular consequences for stimulus policies by National Central Banks.
In March 2020, governments around the world took action to stall the advent of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) by implementing a range of “social distancing” rules. These measures have meant that market participants may be unable to print and sign documents with “wet ink” in accordance with usual practice. In this context, the FMLC has published this paper surveying the position of electronic signatures under key jurisdictions.
This virtual meeting of the Asset Management Scoping Forum was moderated by Jon May of Marshall Wace LLP. Forum members discussed the European Commission’s Consultation on the review of Directive […]
This virtual meeting of the FinTech Scoping Forum was moderated by Adam Sanitt of Norton Rose Fulbright LLP. Forum members discussed the United States Travel Rule Working Group draft Travel […]
This virtual meeting of the Banking Scoping Forum was moderated by Chris Allen of Standard Chartered Bank. Forum members discussed the Financial Services Bill 2019-21 and HM Treasury’s Consultation on […]