Pre-2002 FLP publications are collected for reference here. FMLC publications—primarily reports and correspondence—go back to 2003. All are available to view or download as a PDF, with collected volumes on specific topics available here. The 10 most recent publications are listed below.
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The FMLC has submitted a response drawing attention to the divergence in relation to international standards on sustainability-related disclosure requirements, which creates uncertainty in relation to reporting obligations vis-à-vis cross-border investment activities. There is also some divergence across EU law …01 September 2020
- Response to European Commission Consultation: Action plan for a policy on preventing money laundering: 26 August 2020
The European Commission has launched a public consultation to gather stakeholder views on the possible enhancements to the E.U. anti-money laundering/countering the financing of terrorism framework. The FMLC would like to draw attention to two areas.26 August 2020
The Ministry of Justice is consulting on whether to extend the power to other courts and tribunals and, if so, which test should be applied and factors considered in any decision by a court or tribunal to depart from retained …12 August 2020
HM Treasury has published a Consultation on the transposition of BRRD II, which, it has stated, concerns those parts of BRRD II that come into effect before the end of the Transition Period.2020 Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive BRRD BRRD2 HM Treasury Letter MREL U.K. Withdrawal from the E.U.11 August 2020
In Q3 2020 the European Commission is scheduled to propose a new Digital Finance Strategy/FinTech Action Plan that sets out a number of areas that public policy should focus on in the coming five years. A Consultation designed to gather …26 June 2020
- 2020 Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill COVID-19 Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy Insolvency Letter12 June 2020
In March 2020, HM Treasury published a Consultation (the “Consultation”) on a proposal for an Overseas Fund Regime (the “proposed OFR”), which will establish a new process to allow investment funds domiciled overseas to access the U.K. market, with the …2020 Brexit Equivalence determinations HM Treasury Letter Money Market Funds Overseas Funds Regime UCITS UK Withdrawal from EU11 May 2020
The FMLC has drafted a response to the Consultation in the form of two complementary reports. Part I comprises comments on the classification of cryptoassets. Part II comprises comments in response to the section of the Consultation dealing with cryptoassets which fall within …17 March 2020
- Response to European Commission Roadmap: Preventing and Combating Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing: 3 March 2020
On 24 July 2019, the European Commission adopted a Communication to the European Parliament and the Council which observed that, although many risks and shortcomings in the regulatory framework for anti-money laundering and preventing terrorist financing had been addressed, structural …03 March 2020
- Response to Consultation: Changes to the Trust Registration Service under the Fifth Money Laundering Directive: 21 February 2020
While certain sections of 5MLD have already been implemented in the U.K., changes required by 5MLD in respect of the registration of the beneficial ownership of trusts have not yet come into force. HM Treasury and HM Revenue and Customs …2020 5MLD Anti-money Laundering Express trusts Fifth Money Laundering Directive Financial Market Infrastructures21 February 2020