Katten hosts a weekly, 15-minute fireside chat podcast series on notable UK and European developments from the prior week’s Corporate & Financial Weekly Digest. This week, Neil Robson, Nathaniel Lalone and Carolyn Jackson explain the implications of a number of recent UK Government announcements regarding its proposals to make certain financial services regulatory

On June 23, the House of Commons published a statement made by the UK Government on its approach to implementing financial services regulatory reforms before the end of the Brexit transition period (the Statement).
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Katten hosts a weekly, 15-minute fireside chat podcast series on notable UK and European developments from the prior week’s Corporate & Financial Weekly Digest. This week, Carolyn Jackson speaks on the obligation of financial counterparties (FCs) to mandatorily report OTC derivatives transactions on behalf of their non-financial counterparties (NFCs)-counterparties commencing June 18, 2020; Nathaniel

On June 11, the House of Lords EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee (the Committee) published a letter dated May 27 from HM Treasury to the Committee in relation to the Committee’s review of the financial services sector after Brexit (the Letter).
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Katten is continuing our weekly, 15-minute fireside chat podcast series, featuring London partners Carolyn Jackson, Nathaniel Lalone and Neil Robson. In this week’s edition, Carolyn Jackson tackles the challenges thrown up by the European Securities and Markets Authority’s (ESMA) recent position limits opinion, and Neil Robson and Nate Lalone provide updates on a

On June 10, the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published an “insight article” on individual conduct and firm workplace culture during the COVID-19 pandemic (the Article). Such “insight articles” are not FCA guidance and do not necessarily represent the FCA’s official view on a topic — they are intended merely to stimulate public debate on key regulatory topics.
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