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Cost of living crisis and financial services: what’s the impact in the UK and Ireland?

As part of the Hogan Lovells FinTech Fundamentals webinar series, on 22 March 2023 Financial Services Regulatory senior associate Jen Staniforth hosted a thought provoking panel discussion...


Beware the Ides of March – practical considerations if your bank is failing

Everybody knows that, logically, banks can fail. Few expect them to. Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), the U.S.’s 16th largest bank, was closed on 10 March 2023, and the Federal ...


UK FCA portfolio letter to payments firms: compliance with safeguarding is ‘top priority’

The FCA has published a Portfolio letter setting out its priorities for payments and e-money firms amidst tightening economic conditions and the cost-of-living crisis. Among the three...


Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and Signature Bank Collapses: Your legal and regulatory FAQs answered

Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), the U.S.’s 16th largest bank, was closed on Friday, March 10, 2023, by the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation, which appointed the ...


Global Payments Newsletter, February/March 2023

Key developments of interest over the last two months include: the Central Bank of Ireland publishing a Dear CEO letter to the payments industry; the Bank of England and HM Treasury...


Silicon Valley Bank UK Limited FAQs

The Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) closure, and subsequent Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) receivership, has created a plethora of legal implications and potential risks for the...


UK Consumer Duty: Key considerations to ensure positive Consumer Support outcomes

The overarching aim of the Consumer Duty principle is to achieve good outcomes for customers. The Consumer Support outcome is intended to ensure that firms apply the same standards to...


UK Consumer Duty: FCA publishes further portfolio letters to help firms with implementation

Following the raft of portfolio letters published by the FCA on 3 February 2023 (covered in our Engage article of 9 February 2023), the FCA has now published further portfolio letters...


UK Financial Services Regulatory Initiatives Forum publishes sixth edition of Grid

The eagerly awaited sixth edition of the Financial Services Regulatory Initiatives Grid has been published by the Financial Services Regulatory Initiatives Forum. The delay to its...

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