Market Abuse

The FCA has released consultation paper CP15/35 on the revised market abuse regime.

Regulatory References

Consultation Paper CP15/31 proposes the introduction of new SYSC Chapter 22 ‘Regulatory References’


A new SYSC section, SYSC 18.4, introduces the concept of a whistleblowers’ champion

AML: UK Risk Management

HM Treasury publishes first money laundering and terrorist financing National Risk Assessment (NRA)

Disclosure Requirements

FCA publishes “Smarter Consumer Communications: Removing ineffective disclosure requirements in our Handbook”.

Common Reporting Standards: FATCA

The International Tax Compliance Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/878) came into force in April this year placing new obligations on financial institutions