Financial Services UK

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Latest News in Financial Services UK

  • July 26, 2017

    No Escaping Accountability As Conduct Regime Widens Net

    The weight of individual accountability will soon cover the entire British financial landscape after authorities revealed plans Wednesday to expand the management conduct regime to all 56,000 firms under their watch, prompting attorneys to warn of a new era of enhanced compliance.

  • July 26, 2017

    McGuireWoods Adds Debt Finance Partner In London

    McGuireWoods LLP has expanded its London office with the addition of a highly regarded partner from King & Wood Mallesons, tying into its strategy to meet growing demand for U.S.-style leveraged financings in the U.K.

  • July 26, 2017

    Central Bank Floats Plan To Boost Pension Fund Transparency

    The European Central Bank published a draft regulation on Wednesday on statistical reporting requirements for pension funds in a bid to increase transparency and improve data comparability.

  • July 26, 2017

    Russia Loses Bid For $325M Security In Ukraine Bond Suit

    A U.K. judge on Wednesday tossed Russian Federation demands that Ukraine should hand over $325 million as security in exchange for not attempting to enforce its London High Court win in a dispute over $3 billion in unpaid Ukrainian bonds.

  • July 26, 2017

    A Look At Protection Options For Board Members In The UK

    Most U.K. board members assume that if they do nothing dishonest or recklessly stupid, the organizations they serve will stand by them in the event of threats to their personal liability. This assumption may not be safe, considering the marked increase in regulatory investigations involving both individuals and companies, says Francis Kean of Willis Towers Watson PLC.

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