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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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Chetwood Financial rethinks banking business models

February 1, 2021

Chief executive Andy Mielczarek on how UK challenger bank is seeking to offer a personalised service –  that is 99% digital.

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Will there be a post-Brexit fintech boom?

January 21, 2021

The UK’s departure from the EU has created uncertainty. But the picture around fintech is more nuanced.

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Has open banking reached maturity?

January 19, 2021

As the UK marks its third year of open banking the promised shake-up of financial services is still to come – but it could be on its way. 

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BoE official revives negative rate speculation

January 18, 2021

No evidence that below-zero rates have reduced bank profits overall, says external MPC member Silvana Tenreyro.

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