Financial Services Institutions Briefing February 2016
Welcome to the second edition of our Briefing for Financial Services Institutions.
This Briefing is aimed at institutions, large and small, providing financial services and products to clients in the UK and wider EEA market. We have designed the Briefing to include articles of equal interest to client relationship professionals as well as senior management, legal and compliance staff.
The focus will be on changes impacting on investment and credit products, wealth management, advisory and planning services.
The second edition includes:
- UCITS V and key protections for investors
- A positive approach to the Common Reporting Standards for trusts
- The receipt of monetary and non-monetary benefits under MiFID II
- The implementation of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime
- Property Tax Update
- Charity Authorised Investment Funds
News & Insights
FCA proposing to tighten up rules for loan-based crowdfunding platforms
Later this year, the FCA is due to publish its policy statement on the changes to the regulatory framework for crowdfunding platforms.
Financial Conduct Authority consults on increasing the award for the Financial Ombudsman Service
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is consulting on increasing the award limit for the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS).
Tackling the risks of the FinTech boom - AML considerations
While FinTech services like cryptoassets can create significant opportunities, they also pose considerable regulatory challenges.