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Banking and finance

English High Court clarifies the consent requirements for administration extensions under Insolvency Act

Consent of secured creditors with no remaining economic interest is not needed to extend the administration of a company
Financial Services

International Funds Legal Update | 21 June 2024

FCA sets out agenda for asset managers, UK Parliament's prorogation causes delays and ESMA regulates green fund claims
UK General Election

UK general election 2024: Labour's manifesto and tax

The manifesto confirms Labour's widely publicised tax policy plans with no surprises but little further detail
Financial Services

AIFMD II: European AIFMs get ready to review liquidity tools

The directive brings in additional liquidity management requirements. What should AIFMs consider?
Financial Services

Authorised push payment frauds in England: are receiving banks in the line of fire?

Two recent English High Court judgments have focused attention on the role of receiving banks where a customer of a
Financial Services

ESG: ESMA publishes guidelines on investment fund nomenclature

Three month transition period set for new investment funds
Financial Services

Financial Conduct Authority to gather more information from UK consumer credit firms

UK regulator sets out final rules and guidance on new reporting requirements
Competition, antitrust and trade

Government updates guidance on the UK National Security and Investment Act

Changes cover call-in powers, universities and research bodies, outward direct investment and notification forms
Regulatory Outlook

Fintech, digital assets, payments and consumer credit | UK Regulatory Outlook May 2024

BoE speech on modernising UK payments | FCA feedback statement on potential competition impacts from data asymmetry between Big Tech
Financial Services

Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets provides guidance on conducting scenario analysis

AFM's guidelines, designed to support adequate product governance, are open for consultation until 7 June
Financial Services

Portfolio managers will be covered by the Sustainability Disclosure Requirements

The UK regulator proposes to apply a similar approach in the near future to portfolio managers as for fund managers
Dispute resolution

SRA warns claims management law firms in England and Wales about high-volume financial services claims

Guidance emphasises importance of acting in line with expected professional standards