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Clutch Group Brief On Qualified Financial Contracts

Clutch Group Brief On Qualified Financial Contracts

Aug 17th, 2016 |

The new recordkeeping requirements for Qualified Financial Contracts (“QFCs”) require U.S. global systemically important banking institutions (GSIBs) and the U.S. operations of foreign GSIBs to understand and make changes to their contracts for…

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Clutch Group – Overview for Financial Services Firms

Clutch Group – Overview for Financial Services Firms

Apr 25th, 2016 |

Clutch has developed a strong financial services expertise and we have worked on the frontlines of the some of the largest conduct events and investigations: Libor, Forex,…

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Clutch Group Brief on Final Rules on Uncleared Margin Swaps

Clutch Group Brief on Final Rules on Uncleared Margin Swaps

Apr 20th, 2016 |

With the issue of the Final Rules on Uncleared Margin Swaps by both European and American regulators, the team at Clutch has put together a brief…

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Clutch Group – MiFID II Advisory Note (Financial Services)

Clutch Group – MiFID II Advisory Note (Financial Services)

Jan 28th, 2016 |

As numerous companies anticipate the impacts of legislative changes and additions to the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive applicable throughout the European Union, the team at Clutch…

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Clutch Group – Overview For Sr. Procurement & Sourcing Professionals

Clutch Group – Overview For Sr. Procurement & Sourcing Professionals

Jan 27th, 2016 |

Clutch's solutions are designed to help a variety of companies within the Financial Services, Energy, and Life Sciences industries with their legal, risk, and compliance challenges.…

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Client Adivsory: UK Banks Grapple With SME Related Mis-Selling: An EFG Example

Client Adivsory: UK Banks Grapple With SME Related Mis-Selling: An EFG Example

Jun 8th, 2015 |

The U.K. government-backed Enterprise Finance Guarantee scheme was designed to encourage banks to provide funding to small and medium-sized firms. Under the initiative, the Government guaranteed the banks…

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Client Advisory: Regulatory Fate of FX Market Still Evolving

Client Advisory: Regulatory Fate of FX Market Still Evolving

Apr 23rd, 2015 |

Last year, regulators uncovered serious misconduct and manipulation in FX rate setting among London traders. The discovery is part of a long series of benchmark rigging scandals that…

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Market Advisory: FCA Business Plan Outlines Year of Reassessing UK Financial Services Market

Market Advisory: FCA Business Plan Outlines Year of Reassessing UK Financial Services Market

Apr 15th, 2015 |

On March 24, 2015, the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) released its Business Plan for 2015 and 2016. It reflects an ongoing regulatory transition across the financial…

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2015 Financial Services Regulatory Highlights

2015 Financial Services Regulatory Highlights

Apr 9th, 2015 |

Clutch Group tracked key regulatory highlights, relevant to our clients and stakeholders, across the financial services industry in Asia, the European Union, and United States, to…

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Client Advisory: Payday Lending to All But Disappear with FCA Price Cap Rules

Client Advisory: Payday Lending to All But Disappear with FCA Price Cap Rules

Dec 18th, 2014 |

At the end of last month, the United Kingdom’s (UK) Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) finalized the much-anticipated price cap rules for payday lenders. In response to growing negative…

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Client Advisory: Vickers Report Leaves Banks with Lots of Questions & Little Time

Client Advisory: Vickers Report Leaves Banks with Lots of Questions & Little Time

Dec 2nd, 2014 |

In an effort to curb the collateral damage left behind by the 2008 global financial crisis, the United Kingdom (UK) convened the Independent Commission on Banking (“the…

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Client Advisory: CMA’s Proposed Competition Investigation Could Cause Major Upsets for Big Four Banks

Client Advisory: CMA’s Proposed Competition Investigation Could Cause Major Upsets for Big Four Banks

Nov 11th, 2014 |

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced its decision last week to launch an in-depth market investigation into the personal current account and small business banking sectors to…

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