About us

The RegZone platform

RegZone is a unique on-line guide to financial services regulation and reform. It has been designed by CMS regulatory experts - for use by CMS lawyers and by their financial institution clients. RegZone provides news, expert analysis, data, research tools, training and events (held in the City of London, Canary Wharf, Edinburgh, Paris and Frankfurt) for those working in banking and finance, insurance, funds and asset management and securities and derivatives. 

The RegZone web site is free to view  covering over 70 regulatory topics across Europe and updated each day. You can subscribe for event invitations and for real time eAlerts covering the countries and sectors relevant to your work.

For information on how to use Regzone see our FAQ page. To access the archive from the old RegZone click here.

CMS and its market-leading regulatory practice

CMS provides regulatory support and legal services to many market leaders across the financial services sector - handling advisory, contentious and transactional assignments in 31 countries across Europe and beyond.

More than 100 regulatory experts across CMS contribute to the RegZone. CMS has 27 offices across the Eurozone and 12 offices in the rest of the European Union (including a substantial financial services and products team in London). It also has 13 offices across the CEE/SEE region and 8 offices in the broader EMEA region and beyond.

More “about us” brochures, capability statements and credentials

The Challenge of Brexit: How CMS is helping its financial institution clients across Europe and beyond
This brochure covers all FS sectors: insurance, banking and finance, payment services, securities and derivatives, funds and intermediaries etc. It describes the support available from CMS and the value added services available from RegZone. It lists the members of the financial services Brexit team from across CMS.

Financial Services Regulatory Team

This brochure introduces CMS UK's FS Regulatory team and their expertise.

Avoiding, managing and resolving Regulatory actions and disputes

This brochure highlights the expertise of our team of specialist contentious regulatory lawyers.

Derivatives and Structured Products 
This brochure provides an outline of the London based team and their work in the derivatives and structured products sector.

Life Insurance Group - A Guide to our Services and Expertise 
This brochure introduces our UK team and provides an overview of their expertise and track record in the life insurance sector.

Advising the Insurance Industry: Insurance Regulation 
This document focuses on our capability in the field of insurance regulation and our ability to assist the insurance industry in these areas.

Funds IPO Checklist
This brochure provides an overview of Funds IPOs.

HR aspects of the Individual Accountability regime for UK banks

This brochure provides an overview of HR-related issues following the introduction of the Individual Accountability Regime in the UK.

Our global Islamic Finance practice
This brochure provides an overview of our well-established Islamic Finance practice and the ways in which we can assist market participants and new entrants.

Brexit Next: Legal Implications
This brochure highlights the potential implications for your business (multi-sector coverage) and the ways in which CMS can help.

LawNow & RegZone Joint Flyer
Electronic flyer with information on how to register for either or both of these platforms. The print version can be downloaded here by CMS staff.

RegZone Flyer
Electronic flyer. The print version can be downloaded here by CMS staff.

Training

List of ready to go training sessions for financial institution clients

Competition compliance training for the financial services sector

E-learning course on the Individual Accountability regime

Introduction to Funds training