11 weeks to Brexit: updated Brexit Legal Guide

Without an intervening event, the UK will withdraw from the EU at 11pm on 29 March 2019.   Otherwise much remains unknown. The negotiated withdrawal deal comprising a legally binding Withdrawal Agreement and non-binding Political Declaration is facing significant opposition in the UK and will not be submitted for parliamentary approval until next week. Without a … Read more

EIGHT MONTHS TO BREXIT: IS YOUR BUSINESS PREPARED?

As the clock ticks down to 29 March 2019, the UK and the EU are stepping up their preparations for the possibility of a “no-deal” outcome. From a corporate governance and risk management perspective, businesses that have not done so already should carry out a Brexit assurance process in order to identify all Brexit-related risks … Read more

Banks, Brexit and what’s next?

The global financial crisis in 2008 and the slump that followed were predicted to change the face of international banking, mark a retreat from globalism and result in much tighter regulation of institutions. The last is undoubtedly true, particularly in the European Union, as this region still struggles to deal with an overhang of bad … Read more

Fintechs and Regulators adapt to each other

The post below was first published on our Fintech blog Companies specialising in internet and new technologies (so-called Fintechs) continue to play a key role in the French economy (for example in developing credit activities, targeting in particular the financing of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) through lending platforms and crowd funding). Read more