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The introduction of the Consumer Duty is the biggest regulatory shift in financial services in recent years, with a very tight timescale for implementation set out in the FCA’s policy statement of 28 July 2022 (PS 22/9). We have scrutinised each of the FCA’s consultations leading up to its final rules and engaged with clients […]

On 7 December 2021 the UK Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) published its second consultation paper (the “CP”) on its proposed new Consumer Duty (the “Duty”) that would set higher expectations for the standard of care that firms provide to their retail consumers. The CP deals with responses to its initial consultation paper (which was published […]

Freeths LLP, led by Banking & Finance partner, Ed Hall, is delighted to have advised Richard Jennings and Independent Port Capital Management on their management buy-in of market-leading port handling and logistics company, JST Services (Scotland) Limited. The MBI team is undertaking a buy-and-build strategy in the UK port sector with JST Services at its core. […]

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