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A referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union was held on 23 June 2016. On 24 June 2016 it was announced that the UK voted to leave the EU. The earlier "UK-EU settlement" agreed in February 2016 is no longer valid following a vote to leave. The Government gave notice to the European Commission in March 2017 to 'trigger' Article 50 and begin the process.

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  • City, London

    The proposals in the UK Prime Minister’s speech on 17th January and the White Paper on 2nd February will require a new construct for cross-border regulatory coordination between the EU and the UK, which will operate in a complex legal and regulatory environment (outside the EU/EEA single market). CMS and ...

  • Kiev, Ukraine

    The National Bank of Ukraine (the“NBU”) has extended the list of exceptions to the prohibition on the early repayment of cross-border loans and simplified procedure for repatriation of foreign investments. The NBU’s decision further liberalises the existing capital market regulations, simplifies capital flows and thus improves conditions for the investments ...

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    Earlier this week the FCA published the Terms of Reference (ToR) for its Investment Platforms Market Study. The ToR set out the specific areas the FCA is interested in exploring, including: the impact platforms have on overall charges for investment products; whether investors and advisers can assess the value for ...

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    Welcome to the latest quarterly Pensions Ombudsman Update from the CMS Pensions Team. The Pensions Ombudsman resolves hundreds of cases every year which are not only important for the parties concerned but influence wider industry practice. However, the sheer volume of cases dealt with can make it hard to keep ...

  • On 12 July 2017, the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) published on its website notice of an undertaking given by London General Insurance Company Limited (“LGIC”) in respect of the terms and conditions of LGIC’s extended warranty policy (the “Policy”). The Policy is provided by Nationwide Building Society (“Nationwide”) to certain ...

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Future Dates

* Estimated date

  • 7 September 2017

    Deadline for responses to FCA's CP17/19: MiFID II implementation – Consultation Paper VI.

  • 7 September 2017

    The PRA's rules on whistleblowers in non-EEA UK branches (PRA policy statement PS8/17) enter into force on this date.

  • *Summer 2017

    It is expected that ESMA will publish thematic reviews regarding supervisory convergence and Capital Markets Union during this period.