Travers Smith's Pensions Radar is a quarterly listing of expected future changes in UK law affecting work-based pension schemes. This is the July 2021 edition.
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HM Treasury has issued a consultation paper proposing the creation of a Senior Managers & Certification Regime (SMCR) for financial market infrastructures (FMIs).
A balancing act – removing barriers to listing whilst maintaining reputation: The FCA's primary markets effectiveness review
Hot on the heels of HM Treasury's consultation on the prospectus regime, on 5 July the FCA published a consultation on the effectiveness of the primary markets. The consultation firstly looks at ways of improving the efficiency of the listing regime and secondly proposes targeted changes to remove barriers to listing. The FCA seeks to address, and build upon, the proposals of the Kalifa Review of UK FinTech and Lord Hill's UK Listing Review.
The Subsidy Control Bill introduced to Parliament on 30 June 2021, has been hailed by the UK Government as a major departure from the EU State aid rules. But just how radical a departure is it and what are the key implications for business?