In this blog post, we round-up forthcoming developments in the UK and at EU and International levels in financial services regulation which are expected for April 2020.

In response to COVID-19, many regulators have announced delays to planned activities and/or have revised response deadlines for open consultations. It is possible that further such announcements may be forthcoming. This note reflects the circumstances ‘as at’ 30 March 2020.

** This post was updated on 2 April 2020 to reflect announcements by the Bank of England and the FCA **

1 Apr
2 Apr
1-2 Apr
3 Apr
5 Apr
6 Apr
7 Apr

** now due on 20 May

9 Apr
13 Apr
14 Apr
15 Apr
16 Apr
17-19 Apr
18 Apr
19 Apr
20 Apr
21 Apr
22 Apr
23 Apr
26 Apr
  • Deadline for responses to FCA CP19/13 on Office for Professional Body Anti-Money Laundering Supervision (OPBAS) fees structure (removing minimum fee threshold)
28 Apr
By 30 Apr
  • ESMA to publish results of next annual calculations of large in scale (LIS) and size specific to the instrument (SSTI) thresholds for bonds
30 Apr