When AI meets the Consumer Duty

Herbert Smith Freehills LLP has published an article in Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law on artificial intelligence (AI) and the Consumer Duty. Read more

Corporate Crime Webinar – G7 Russian oil price cap

Herbert Smith Freehills recently hosted a webinar to discuss the way in which the recent Russian oil price cap measures will operate across the UK, EU and US and to consider the potential challenges that may arise for companies wishing to deal in Russian oil and those who provide related services. The introduction of the … Read more

Sanctions tracker – UK and EU introduce new Russian sanctions

The last week has seen a further flurry of Russian sanctions activity, with both the UK and the EU introducing new restrictions. In this briefing we summarise the new UK restrictions, in particular the additional restrictions on the provision of services to Russia, and the EU's ninth Russia sanctions package. Read more

Edinburgh Reforms – Webcast series

On 9 December 2022, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced a package of reforms to the UK financial services sector – the "Edinburgh Reforms". We posted a summary of the Edinburgh Reforms here. To help you digest the proposals, we have created a series of webcasts which will explain:
  • what the key proposals are
  • who they might impact
  • next steps and timing
  • the potential significance and impact of the proposals
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