Monday, 16 January 2017

Euro Clearing and Brexit - The Practitioners' View

Today the FSNForum publishes its second research piece, considering the EU’s proposal that the clearing of euro-denominated products should be restricted to the Eurozone.

The paper suggests why it could be in the best interests of the EU for clearing of these products to continue outside the Eurozone and highlights 4 key findings:

Thursday, 12 January 2017

Examining Regulatory Equivalence

A new report by the global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright, commissioned by the Financial Services Negotiation Forum, was published today. The paper examines approaches to the interpretation and measurement of equivalence.

The report finds that there are common features between equivalence and passporting (such as cooperation arrangements, comparable regulatory frameworks and data sharing) which suggest that a framework of equivalence could be established to ensure a harmonised approach to equivalence in UK-EU negotiations.

Click here to download the full report.

Click here to view the press release from Norton Rose Fulbright.

Wednesday, 11 January 2017

Brexit Breakfast - Global Competition, Market Liquidity and the Threat of New York

Following on from the success of our Brexit Breakfast last month, we will reconvene to consider the topic of:

Global Competition, Market Liquidity and the Threat of New York

Allocation will be on a first-come, first-served basis and Chatham House rules apply.  No press.

        Date: Wednesday, 25th January
        Time: 8.00 to 9.30am
        Location: Mercers' Hall, Ironmonger Ln, London EC2V 8HE, UK
        Price: Tickets are free for members and £25 for non-members.

Please email to sign up and to request payment details.