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Tuesday 23rd February

Brexit and financial services – Essential guide for legal professionals

Event Venue and Description – Webinar

Following Brexit the transition period between the EU and UK expired in December 2020. As a result, UK financial services firms can no longer offer their services to EU customers on a cross-border basis. In addition, they will also have to navigate Brexit-inspired changes to the FCA Handbook.

This session, presented by Hannah Doherty, will provide compliance professionals, lawyers and senior managers at FCA-authorised firms with a valuable insight into the key issues affecting the financial services industry. It will also explore the FCA’s expectations of firms and the leeway which it has granted to them, as well as the current position on equivalence.

In particular, this session will cover:

  • The latest position on equivalence
  • The FCA’s temporary transitional power
  • The temporary permissions regime
  • Onshoring EU rules into the UK
  • The FCA’s expectations on customer communications

For further information and details of how to register, please follow the link provided.