John Perez, Head of Lender Services at DWF, comments on the latest FCA announcement, confirming their further support of consumer credit product users experiencing temporary payment difficulties due to COVID-19. John said:
As highlighted through the FCA Business Plan and recent consultations, operational resilience is a high priority on the FCA's agenda and has been given even greater significance in light of Covid-19. The FCA will be expecting firms to reflect and learn lessons about their operational resilience during Covid-19. So what lessons might firms have learnt about operating during a crisis and how can these be leveraged going forwards?
Andrew Jacobs, Head of Regulatory Consulting at DWF and Imogen Makin, Head of Financial Services Regulatory Investigations comment on the appointment of Nikhil Rathi as the new CEO of the FCA.
The Supreme Court has unanimously dismissed the appeal by the UK Government over the charging of business rates in respect of supermarket cash machines in England and Wales. This concludes a long battle for retailers which started in 2013 when the decision was taken to charge separate business rates on the sites of ATMs.
This article summarises some possible amendments to Italian regulation that could improve and develop alternative financing instruments, typically provided by FinTechs, in order to provide liquidity to the economic system.
Private Prosecutions are becoming an increasingly important tool for organisations wanting to protect their workforce and take action to protect themselves from rogue employees, this article highlights why.
This newsletter summarises the latest regulatory developments across Europe in response to COVID-19 and is relevant to individuals working in financial services across Europe. This edition focuses on the UK, France, Germany, Spain and Poland.
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