The FCA is moving forward with proposals to impose a consumer duty on firms dealing with retail consumers. It is looking to secure a “paradigm shift” towards more outcomes-focused regulation. This may have far-reaching implications for consumers and firms – even those without a direct end-relationship with consumers. Here we gather our latest thought leadership and insights on the topic.
This guide examines the key legal and regulatory considerations for foreign businesses in their evaluation of possible investment opportunities in mainland China, in the context of an increasingly open market and bourgeoning private sector and more recently.
Acting as legal enablers in the Fintech ecosystem, our experts of the Fintech&Digital Transformation Group in Italy can support new players including start-ups as well as any established financial institution, corporate and investors, in imposing themselves as key players in the Italian fintech landscape.
In this comparative report, we review the evolving approach to non-financial misconduct taken by national financial services regulators in 12 key jurisdictions - including the extent to which this will be considered when assessing an individual's suitability to work in financial services.
To illustrate these differences, we compare the likely response of those regulators to three different fact patterns. We also consider the approach in those jurisdictions to firms' whistleblowing programmes.
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