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Client assets and the special administration regime

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 31 2011

The Government has introduced The Investment Bank Special Administration Regulations 2011 and The Investment Bank (Amendment of Definition) Order 2011 into Parliament

Intra-group client money deposits

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 31 2011

To prevent intra-group contagion (a situation painfully illustrated by the placement of 50 of Lehman Brothers International (Europe)'s client money with a group bank which became insolvent), firms will be subject to a 20 maximum limit on intra-group client money deposits in client bank accounts from 1 June 2011

CASS operational oversight controlled function (CF10a) and CMAR

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 31 2011

All firms holding client money or assets must apportion responsibility for CASS operational oversight to an appropriate senior manager or director performing a significant influence function (SIF) within the firm

UK regulatory reform - responses to the government consultation on "a new approach to financial regulation

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 26 2010

HM Treasury has published a summary of responses to its consultation on the reform of the UK financial services regulatory regime

Remuneration

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • November 23 2010

The remuneration aspects of the amended Capital Requirements Directive (CRD 3) are required to be implemented in Member States by 1 January 2011

FSA consults on reforms to platform regulation

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 19 2010

The FSA has published a long-awaited Consultation Paper (CP 1029) seeking industry views on changes to the regulation of platforms

A pan-European short-selling regime: reflections on the EC's draft short-selling regulation

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • November 2 2010

Last month, on the second anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the European Commission issued a draft regulation on short selling and certain aspects of credit default swaps (CDS

An insight into the FSA's implementation of the new financial services regulatory structure and concerns

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 15 2010

HM Treasury has very recently published a memorandum submitted by the FSA in response to its inquiry into the Government's proposals for reform of financial regulation

Sweeping reforms to UK financial services regulatory regime might be an example to Japan

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan, United Kingdom
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  • September 30 2010

Japan's financial regulator, the Financial Services Agency (Japanese FSA), has not been subject to clear pressure to reform unlike regulators in most other developed capital markets

The Lehman client money judgment: the Court of Appeal overturns key aspects of the High Court decision

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 12 2010

On 1 May 2009, the administrators of Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (LBIE) applied to the English High Court for directions on certain issues arising under the client money rules of the Financial Services Authority (FSA) set out in Chapter 7 of its Client Assets Sourcebook (CASS 7