New Podcast available: Regulation in Focus Podcast Episode 3 – January 2020

    This post was first published on our FSR and Corporate Crime Notes blog. The third episode of Regulation in Focus, our podcast series of short, sharp insights into regulatory issues that matter to you, features Katherine Dillon and Emma Reid from our non-contentious financial services regulatory practice in London, discussing the role that equivalence might … Read more

    New Podcast Available: Brexit and Reform of Public Procurement Regime

    In a recent Public Procurement Podcast Tim Briggs, Partner (Competition, Regulation & Trade) and Adrian Brown (Of Counsel, Competition, Regulation & Trade) consider the UK Government’s Brexit-driven proposals for reform of the UK public procurement regime. If you would like to subscribe to future episodes in the Public Procurement Podcast Series, please click here. Read more

    The future UK-EU relationship – what is next?

    “The election result represents a decisive choice by the UK electorate to proceed with leaving the EU and makes any reversal of that policy extremely unlikely. While leaving the EU undoubtedly carries considerable economic challenges for the UK, the majority that the Conservative Party enjoys in the UK Parliament gives it the power and responsibility … Read more

    Brexit and Conflicts of Laws

    This article has been extracted from our “A litigator’s yearbook: 2019 (England and Wales)”. If you would like to read the full yearbook (which covers key developments relating to a range of topics including jurisdiction, privilege, contract law, settlement and various aspects of court procedure), it is available on our Litigation Notes blog. The most significant … Read more

    Capital controls in the UK?

    The post below was first published on our Policy Matters blog Since the US Dollar departed from the gold standard in 1971 much of the world has abandoned or substantially relaxed capital and exchange controls. International trade and investment has grown dramatically since that time and it is acknowledged that open markets stimulate trade. The … Read more

    Brexit and Fund Management: Are all regimes created equal?

    This article was first published in Funds Europe (November 2019). In the context of Brexit, asset managers may consider equivalence as an option for accessing EU markets without obtaining separate authorisations in the absence of a financial services passport, particularly in relation to the management or marketing of funds, or other investment activities. The EU … Read more