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How to regulate SPACs

May 14, 2021

Listing reform promises hope for UK special purpose acquisition companies, but is it enough?

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UK regulators looking to make ‘quick fixes’ to MiFID II

May 6, 2021

Authorities have launched a consultation on the treatment of investment research and reporting requirements.

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UK leads Europe in exploring the use of CBDCs

April 27, 2021

The UK ranks fifth in the world in efforts to establish a central bank digital currency, according to PwC.

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Goldman Sachs to open Birmingham, UK office

April 14, 2021

US investment bank plans to employ hundreds of people at its largest UK office outside London.

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EU and UK agree ‘bare bones’ MoU on financial regulatory co-operation

April 9, 2021

UK had hoped for a more binding deal, but EU does not want to compromise control of its internal market.

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Loan losses at UK banks forecast to fall 40% in 2021

April 8, 2021

S&P Global has yet to see sustained deterioration in UK bank asset quality as country slowly emerges from pandemic.

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London looks to the future

April 1, 2021

Despite ongoing friction with the EU, there is hope the City can move in a new direction as a financial centre.

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Credit Suisse execs may be at risk over Greensill scandal

March 29, 2021

Investors are understood to be lining up to litigate against the Swiss bank in London and Zurich.

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Review proposes radical shake-up of UK’s listing regime

March 15, 2021

Lord Hill listing review aims to boost London's competitiveness in the post-Brexit era.

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The rising threat of climate risks to UK banking

March 12, 2021

If banks want to prepare for the long-term impact of climate change, identifying physical risks that come with this need to take priority.

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