05/20/2019

Dirty money bill has ‘too many loopholes’

The report, which supports the passing of a bill to implement a register of overseas interests, said the bill had a string of loopholes including limited powers to punish offenders.

05/19/2019

IMF urges German banking sector to accelerate restructuring

The IMF said the life insurance sector - which has been struggling to pay out on life insurance policies in an era of historically low interest rates - needed to speed up its move away from conventional guaranteed-return products to other kinds of product

05/19/2019

May to make 'new, bold offer' in Brexit bill, Labour sceptical

The date of the vote and the substance of what lawmakers will be asked to consider - including whether they will be given chance to indicate what preferences might secure a majority before the vote is binding - have yet to be made public.

05/17/2019

Leading the way on regulation by Karina McTeague

The UK Parliament had just taken a decisive lead in the regulation of financial services by establishing the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) under the Twin Peaks model.

05/17/2019

Beckmann rights – back to basics

The Beckmann case, and subsequent case law, considered the meaning of these words and the extent of the pensions exemption.

05/17/2019

At A Glance

The UK is currently a party to the Convention by virtue of its EU membership