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Life under dual-regulation: how banks should adapt to the PRA
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • March 25 2013

The Financial Services Act 2012 (FS Act) received Royal Assent just before Christmas 2012 and will, for the most part, take effect on 1 April 2013


MiFID 2: Changes to Client Assets Requirements
  • Dentons
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 23 2016

Previous articles in our MiFID 2 series have considered the effects of MiFID 2 on, among other things, dealings with customers, advice, transparency


Financial Regulatory Developments 4 April - Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • April 4 2014

FCA took over the regulation of firms that provide consumer credit and related activities on 1 April. It noted 9 million people are in serious debt


UK financial sanctions: the regime and the regulator
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • June 12 2009

Compliance with financial sanctions has made its way up the UK financial regulatory agenda


FSA extends common platform
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • October 3 2008

FSA has published its final rules extending its common platform principles to firms that fall outside the scope of MiFID and the CRD


Service of contractual notices under standard form financial contracts - lessons to learn
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • December 6 2016

Where a contract sets down requirements for the service of notices under it, it is essential to comply with them strictly. Lord Hoffman famously said


Financial Regulatory Developments 7 November - Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • November 7 2014

FCA has launched a consultation on a proposed charge cap on auto-enrolment funds and banning certain charging practices in relation to contract-based


Financial Regulatory Developments 20 March - Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • March 20 2015

FCA has published a report into the current account switching service, which shows that, generally, it is working for consumers. The report found the


It's all in the detail: a cautionary tale for handling complaints
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • July 16 2013

The Financial Conduct Authority (the FCA1) continues to emphasise the importance of proper complaint handling by firms. Its recent £2.8 million fine


Firms receive FCA classifications
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • March 22 2013

FSA has written to firms explaining: FCA's approach to supervision; the firm's conduct and prudential category; what this means for the firm