Category: Regulatory Change

An April shower of regulatory business plans…

On Monday 9th April, both the PRA and FCA published their 2018-19 business plans, giving us an insight into their policy and supervisory priorities for the next twelve months. Three key themes emerged from both of the UK financial regulators work programmes – Brexit, unsurprisingly, a focus on operational resilience and the ongoing innovations in…
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Looking through the regulatory crystal ball….

The first two weeks of 2018 have seen the introduction of two of the biggest pieces of regulation since Basel 3 – MiFID II and PSD2. Both regulations have the potential to radically change the shape of wholesale and retail financial markets respectively, and there is likely to be a long tail of implementation clean-up. Whilst…
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Regulatory change is the new normal – so what?

  Financial regulation appears to be in perpetual motion. Arguably the waves of change are smaller now than the regulatory ‘tsunami’ that followed immediately after the financial crisis but the impacts are still being felt by financial industry. If regulatory change is here to stay, what are the implications for regulated firms and the fulfilment of…
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