Category: EU legislation

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Servicing Clients in the EU after Brexit

Servicing Clients in the EU after Brexit After more than a few false starts with Brexit, we now have a date set to leave the EU of 31st January 2020. The good news is that nothing will change initially as …

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The EU’s 5th Money Laundering Directive – 5MLD

What is the 5MLD and Why the update? On the 10th January 2020, the UK’s Anti-Money Laundering regime will update to incorporate international standards which are set by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to put in place the EU’s …

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Trust Register Changes

Do you have clients who have created Trusts? Then please read on. As you may already be aware, on the 22nd June 2017, the UK (as an EU member state) was required to implement the EU’s fourth money laundering directive.  …

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IDD – The next acronym to watch out for…

Many of the recent changes in financial services regulation have resulted from European Union legislation. One of the latest pieces of EU legislation was the Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD), which is currently scheduled to come into force on 1 October …

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What the GDPR!

You are not alone if the sight of more acronymised regulations has become TMTH (to much to handle); whilst everyone is still getting to grips with MiFID II, updates from MLD4, consultations on SMCR and Pensions to name a few, …