Banking and finance law

Brief Banking Bites newsletter

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Welcome to the latest edition of our Brief Banking Bites. In this edition, we discuss GPDR, Fourth Money Laundering Regulations and the law around witnessing a deed. More …

EAT confirms voluntary overtime payable in holiday pay

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has now ruled that voluntary overtime should be included in holiday pay if it is paid sufficiently regularly to amount to normal pay. Our expert explains the impact this will have on employers. More …

ET fees ruled unlawful – what next for employers?

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Our employment expert considers some of the further detail of the Supreme Court's ruling to make employment tribunal fees unlawful, the implications this will have for employers and what to take into consideration going forward. More …

FCA urges Financial Services Firms to get on with preparations for the Senior Managers Regime

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The government have provided that by 2018 the Senior Managers Regime (SMR), Certification Regime (CR) and Conduct Rules will apply to all firms authorised by the FCA. More …

Apprenticeship Levy Update – funding arrangements confirmed

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The Government has now confirmed many of the proposals set out in its consultation from August on Apprenticeship Levy funding arrangements in England More …

The FCA finalises rules on complaints handling

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On 29 July 2015, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) released its Policy Statement (PS15/19) detailing final rules to improve the complaints handling landscape for consumers and FCA authorised firms. More …

NRAM test case considered by the Court the Court of Appeal

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The question raised in this case was whether this statement had contractual or any other legal force and if so, what effect it had. More …