Rules on individual accountability will have big impact, say lawyers
FCA guidance on inducements will put an end to ongoing commission paid by distributors to advisers in the UK
Returns on more structured products could be subject to income tax rather than capital gains tax following a tightening of the law by the UK tax authority
New Fatca tax regulations enacted last year in the US will have a wide-reaching impact on the US financial industry. This has attracted many complaints and prompted the European Commission to call for changes to the new rules.
A torrent of misinformation printed by the media and calls from plaintiff law firms for investors to bring claims is damaging the industry, according to structured product bankers and lawyers
Botched legal work in BT privatisation responsible for potential £23 billion pension liability for UK taxpayers
Flawed legal agreement behind landmark UK privatisation leaves UK taxpayers counting the cost