LOOMING UK FOREIGN INFLUENCE REGISTRATION SCHEME – BEWARE OF UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES

Concerns grow that foreign influence policy is misdirected, bureaucratic and risks deterring benign engagement and investment The UK’s proposed Foreign Influence Registration Scheme is part of a wider package of measures to revamp domestic espionage laws, in this instance via new obligations for a wide range of businesses, across all sectors, and others with international … Read more

What you need to know about the Edinburgh Reforms

The post below was first published on our FSR and Corporate Crime notes blog: The Chancellor of the Exchequer has announced a set of reforms which, in tandem with the Financial Services and Markets Bill, the government hopes will drive growth and competitiveness in the financial services sector. The Chancellor has made a written statement to Parliament on the measures … Read more

FCA’s new rules on climate-related disclosures by asset managers

In June this year, the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) published a consultation paper setting out its proposals to introduce climate-related financial disclosure rules and guidance for asset managers, life insurers, and FCA-regulated pension providers, consistent with the TCFD’s recommendations and recommended disclosures (CP 21/17) (the “Consultation Paper”). Our earlier briefing focused on how the proposed rules and guidance … Read more