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High anxiety: how the new financial regulatory regime will affect lawyers

15-Apr-2013 | By Jonathan Ames

Nerves are mounting over the ‘twin peaks’ financial regulation regime which could see accountants grabbing top-end advice work

James MacKenzie

Pay-off lines

9 April 2012

Everyone needs a pension, but the issues surrounding the development of pensions legislation are varied and complex

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Saving case

9 May 2011

Raquel Agnello QC and Thomas Robinson report on the implications of a ruling that helps to clarify the relationship between the Upper Tribunal and the Pensions Regulator

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Small change


?Stephanie Biggs and Lisa Cawley ask whether the proposed shake-up of financial regulation in the UK is really as dramatic as it seems

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Financial services & Pensions Special Report: AIM dropping

11 May 2009

Many companies have been tempted to ease their financial woes by delisting from AIM. But this is not a decision to be taken lightly, say Claire Clarke and Stephen Hamilton


Financial services & Pensions Special Report: Pension tension

11 May 2009

Employers are keen to find ways of keeping pension liabilities in check as the recession continues to bite. By David Saunders

Financial Services News


Macfarlanes makes up nine in record promos round

7-Apr-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Macfarlanes has made up nine lawyers to partner in its largest-ever round of promotions, across a range of practice areas including corporate, funds and financial services.


Baker & McKenzie hires former RPC regulatory head

19-Mar-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Baker & McKenzie is to be joined in its London financial services group by RPC’s former head of financial services and regulatory Steven Francis. 

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Financial Services Opinion


EU rules: regulatory arbitrage?


AIFMD’s plans for alternative investment funds could create an unfair advantage in the market

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