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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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Brexit and equivalence — the path to salvation for UK banks?

March 3, 2021

There are over 40 areas of potential equivalence in UK-EU financial services law. But they are so narrow that UK banks stand to gain little.

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UK banks fret over operational risks related to negative interest rates

February 19, 2021

The threat of below zero rates rates continues to hover over the country’s banking system.

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New HMRC insolvency legislation could undermine banks

February 11, 2021

Crown preference rights allow the UK government to take insolvency payments before banks and unsecured creditors.

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Can banks protect themselves against IR35?

February 2, 2021

UK tax legislation designed to tackle disguised employment could impact banks which have long used independent contractors for vital tasks.

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