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UK Treasury interpretation of article 36 of PSD2 - a welcome surprise?

European Union, United Kingdom - November 10 2016 Article 36 of the second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) will require the Member States of the European Union to “ensure that payment institutions…

#Brexit: the UK Supreme Court gives the government permission to appeal - next steps

European Union, United Kingdom - November 8 2016 The UK government has formally applied for permission to appeal the High Court’s decision of 3 November 2016, in R (on the application of Miller & Dos…

Solvency II and the standard formula SCR: Commission & EIOPA review - next steps

European Union - November 8 2016 The European Commission has identified Solvency II as “one area where significant improvements could be achieved“, for example, by “simplification”…

Solvency II: Group supervision - PRA to update supervisory statement

United Kingdom - November 7 2016 The PRA has just published “Consultation Paper | CP38/16 Solvency II: group supervision“. The consultation proposals are intended to clarify which…

4AMLD: UK consults on changes to its PSC Register requirements

European Union, United Kingdom - November 5 2016 The UK’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has published a “Discussion paper on the transposition of Article 30 [of the 4th Money…

PSD2: EBA Consultation on information to be provided for the authorization of a payment or e-money institutions, & the registration of an account information service provider

European Union - November 5 2016 The European Banking Authority has published a Consultation on “Draft Guidelines on the information to be provided for … authorization as [a] payment…

#Brexit: UK government loses article 50 argument in the High Court - reaction & comment

European Union, United Kingdom - November 3 2016 The Divisional Court of the High Court of Justice of England & Wales has handed down its decision in Gina Miller & Deir Tozetti Dos Santos -v- the…

#Brexit: the High Court’s decision in less than 500 words

European Union, United Kingdom - November 3 2016 The UK voted to leave the EU. To do that, it must give an “Article 50 notice”. The government believes it can give the notice using the “royal…

#Brexit: Government loses article 50 argument in the High Court

European Union, United Kingdom - November 3 2016 The High Court has handed down its decision in Miller & Santos -v- the Secretary of State for Existing the European Union. The government had argued…

Council of the European Union publishes a “State of play” on the European Tobin Tax

European Union - November 2 2016 The Council of the European Union has published a “State of play” on the Commission’s proposal for a Directive on enhanced cooperation on a financial…