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Brexit – what does the stunning news of UK’s departure mean for Financial Services in the UK?

June 27th, 2016

The first thing is to say that nothing will happen immediately as there will be a minimum of two years of negotiation before withdrawal occurs. In the meantime, the UK’s financial services regulation will continue to operate within the framework set by the European regulatory bodies. Single Market To attempt […]

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Changes to the scope of MAR – Instruments and Behaviors

May 31st, 2016

On 3 July 2016 new Market Abuse rules will come into force across Europe, under the Market Abuse Regulation (MAR). The regulation represents an updating and broadening to the existing Market Abuse regime (MAD), in force since 2003.  The overall objective is to increase market integrity and investor protection in […]

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What do Regulators and Cyber-criminals Have In Common? They’re Watching You.

May 12th, 2016

Cybersecurity Risks are growing and so are regulatory measures intended to mitigate these risks – this was a key finding in Clutch’s Annual Regulatory Highlights Report 2016 that charts the critical issues of concern to regulators globally. Here we explore what these concerns mean for global companies. The most successful […]

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The FCA Business Plan sets out 2016 Priorities

April 14th, 2016

Post by: Charles Hastie, Regulatory Head at Clutch and former Supervisor for the FCA. The Financial Conduct Authority published its Annual Business Plan last week. This is where the FCA sets out its priorities for the year and how it expects to achieve them. The contents of the Plan are not […]

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Visit The Newly Launched Clutch Medium Page

March 2nd, 2016

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Clutch Group President Brandon Daniels Speaks On Data Surveillance at 2015 Electronic Discovery Institute Summit

October 16th, 2015

Brandon Daniels moderated a panel discussion on October 15 on the challenges and possibilities of adopting and integrating data surveillance technology NEW ORLEANS, LA (PRWEB) OCTOBER 16, 2015 Clutch Group, an organization dedicated to helping companies tackle complex legal, risk and compliance issues, is a Diamond Ambassador at the 2015 […]

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The CFPB’s Complaint of the Month: Mortgages

September 29th, 2015

  The CFPB’s Complaint of the Month:  Mortgages In recent months, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has chosen to highlight a specific emerging issue each month with the release of data from the agency’s consumer complaint database.  For the month of August, the Monthly Complaint Report’s product spotlight focused […]

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FCA & PRA Publish Ring-fencing Guidance

September 18th, 2015

The United Kingdom’s (UK) Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published guidance on the implementation of ring-fencing requirements today.  The Prudential Regulatory Authority (PRA), who shares responsibility for the provisions set forth in the Financial Services and Markets Act and the Financial Services (Banking Reform) Act, also published a consultation paper today.  […]

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Banking Industry’s Top Picks for President

August 26th, 2015

Friends of Traditional Banking, a financial services political interest group with more than 15,000 members, published the results of a poll of top presidential candidates among industry stakeholders. The group surveyed more than 300 bankers across the country in August. Republican hopefuls claimed the top five slots. Senator Marco Rubio and Governor […]

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FCA Launches Financial Advice Review in Hopes of Regulatory Reform

August 26th, 2015

  The Department of Justice (DOJ) is currently developing a new counsel position within its Criminal Division.  Counsel will serve as a corporate compliance program expert.  News reports suggest that the new hire will come from within the agency.  The DOJ has confirmed that a candidate has already been selected […]

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New DOJ Role Signals Increased Focus on Corporate Compliance

August 12th, 2015

The Department of Justice (DOJ) is currently developing a new counsel position within its Criminal Division.  Counsel will serve as a corporate compliance program expert.  News reports suggest that the new hire will come from within the agency.  The DOJ has confirmed that a candidate has already been selected and […]

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Support is Gaining for US Oil Exports

August 11th, 2015

For more than four decades the United States (US) has maintained a ban on international crude oil exports from domestic producers.  But with global oil prices in turmoil and the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) pumping oil at a three-year high, some US stakeholders are considering a change to […]

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