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    05/07/2024

    Financial Services Webinars On Demand

    View recordings of CMS financial services webinars available on demand.Webinars are a convenient way to stay informed and hear from our legal experts.Webinars On Demand
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    10/06/2024

    Financial Services Webinars On Demand

    View recordings of CMS financial services webinars available on demand.Webinars are a convenient way to stay informed and hear from our legal experts. Webinars On Demand
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    28/05/2024

    The FCA’s anti-gre­en­wash­ing rule and guidance: what are the litigation risks for firms?

    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has recently published its finalised guidance on the anti-greenwashing rule, which will come into force on 31 May 2024.The anti-greenwashing rule, in the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Sourcebook, requires all FCA authorised firms to ensure that any reference to the sustainability characteristics of a product or service is:a.      consistent with the sustainability characteristics of the product or service, andb.      fair, clear and not misleading.The guidance is intended to help firms understand...
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    30/04/2024

    Financial Services Webinars On Demand

    View recordings of CMS financial services webinars available on demand.Webinars are a convenient way to stay informed and hear from our legal experts. Webinars On Demand
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    25/04/2024

    CMS Banking Disputes Report 2024

    Working with litigation analytics company, Solomonic, CMS has published its Banking Disputes Report 2024, a data-driven review of the Banking and Finance sector’s dispute-related activity to identify key trends, how banking disputes are being determined in 2024 and what might lie ahead.Key findings of the 2024 report:The Banking and Finance sector had the highest volume of new High Court claims filed in 2023. This trend has continued into Q1 2024. Our report looks at the types of claims being filed.2023 demonstrated the “long tail” of market events with claims still being filed...
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    25/04/2024

    Spain: Parliamentary proceedings begin to create the Independent Administrative Authority for the Defence of Financial Customers

    On April 5, the draft law for the creation of the Financial Customer Defence Authority was published in the Official Gazette of the Spanish Parliament.1. INTRODUCTIONThe current text being processed includes modifications introduced in the previous legislature´s parliamentary procedure and which were supported by the majority of MPs. These modifications include the financing of the new Authority by financial institutions and the possibility of appealing binding decisions before the civil courts, thus guaranteeing the protection of financial clients.The Authority aims to resolve complaints...
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