The EU Financial Transaction Tax has a very high global profile, as trading entities and legislators begin to understand the potential impact that lies ahead. Capital markets and buy-side firms have now implemented their solutions to handle the French tax and elements of the Italian tax while the task
Last Updated on Friday, 14 June 2013 13:56
By Jonathan Williams, Director of Strategic Development at Experian
The arrival of the Single European Payments Area (SEPA) on February 1st, 2014 will create a unified payments landscape across the Eurozone, with all businesses making or receiving payments in euros obliged to comply with the legislation. This will take the
Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 June 2013 08:30
Selwyn Blair-Ford, Head of Global Regulatory Policy, Wolters Kluwer Financial Services
European banks are to comply with new European Banking Authority (EBA) guidelines related to the assessment of the members the management body and key function holders from the 22nd May 2013. The guidelines were originally published on the 22nd
Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 June 2013 08:25
The financial crisis has powerfully demonstrated the need for a new approach to financial regulation. Major reforms are therefore under way, aiming to establish a UK financial regulatory framework which is more focused on the issues that matter and better equipped to deliver financial stability.
Following the financial crises
Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 May 2013 06:06
By YURI RAPOPORT, B.Sc S.J.D., Executive director at Oracle Legal Case Management
As increasing numbers of high net worth individuals are moving to the United Kingdom, many of them experience a variety of legal difficulties on their way towards permanent settlement.
Last Updated on Thursday, 16 May 2013 07:58
Statutory discrimination questionnaires have existed largely in the same form since they were first introduced by section 74 of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975. They have developed into a useful tool for individuals who believe they may have been discriminated against or who believe they may have an equal
Last Updated on Thursday, 09 May 2013 07:25
The present political climate poses challenging decisions for directors of public companies and their tax advisors. The traditional role of those who provide tax services to larger companies has been to minimise Corporation Tax liabilities or eradicate them all together even if this involved some quite aggressive avoidance schemes.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 April 2013 15:35
The European Commission has published proposals for improving securities settlement and access to Central Securities Depositories (CSDs - the entities that operate settlement systems) in order to reduce the current high rates of trade failure, costs and operational risks, particularly on cross-border transactions. The proposed rules, termed CSDR (Central
Last Updated on Monday, 29 April 2013 12:03