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Application of best execution to FX transactions
  • Cummings Law Ltd
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 20 2016

The FCA has stated that all FX derivative transactions and those FX spot transactions that are ancillary to transactions in MiFID financial


Sterling risk-free reference rates update
  • Cummings Law Ltd
  • United Kingdom
  • May 20 2016

The Bank of England working group on sterling risk-free reference rates (RFRs) has published an interim report on its work. The working group was


FCA draft application form for margin exemption under EMIR
  • Cummings Law Ltd
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 20 2016

The FCA has updated its EMIR webpage to include a draft application form for the margin intragroup exemption. The FCA explains that the RTS on


PRA Publishes Meeting Minutes With Notes on the Application of Best Execution to FX Derivatives and FX Spot Transactions
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 20 2016

On May 16, the UK Prudential Regulation Authority published the minutes (Minutes) of a Foreign Exchange Joint Standing Committee meeting held on


Finance Litigation & Regulatory Update - 19 May 2016
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 19 2016

In Hockin v Royal Bank of Scotland and Another, the Court considered two applications: the Defendant Banks' application to strike out parts of the


Hedging product supporting a real estate loan: another failed misselling claim
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • May 18 2016

A borrower claimed unsuccessfully against Barclays in respect of an interest rate swap sold by the Bank to hedge exposure under an investment


Resolution Stay Jurisdictional Modular Protocol Launched
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • Global, United Kingdom
  • May 18 2016

On May 5, 2016, ISDA launched the Resolution Stay Jurisdictional Modular Protocol and the UK (PRA Rule) Jurisdictional Module. Certain jurisdictions


Perfect timing: 'as soon as reasonably practicable'?
  • Taylor Wessing
  • Global, United Kingdom
  • May 18 2016

Videocon was an Indian manufacturer of electrical equipment for the consumer market. On 9 August and 2 September 2011, it entered into US


Unlocking MiFID II: Best execution - a tightening-up of expectations on firms
  • Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 16 2016

The comprehensive revisions to the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) in response to the financial crisis have had a troubled


FCA Conduct Forum on MiFID II Implementation
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 13 2016

On May 10, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published minutes of a conduct forum (Forum) held with trade associations to discuss the