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  • UK Autumn Budget 2017 Update Webinar

    Submitted: 23 November 2017

    ​Following the release of the UK Autumn Budget 2017 on Wednesday 22 November, our expert tax team present a roundup of the key tax aspects of the Budget that are of particular interest to the business community and provide immediate reactions and insight.

  • Extension of SMCR: Identifying senior managers and related challenges Restricted access

    Submitted: 22 November 2017

    Download the slides and watch our recent webinar on-demand. This session had a particular focus on tricky issues such as extraterritoriality, how to manage your existing SIF population and statements of responsibility. It also covered the duty of responsibility and how to take reasonable steps, and how to create clear reporting lines. You will also receive a helpful reminder of the relevant provisions in the draft rules (including relevant comments for insurers).

  • Brexit and the German market: investment funds and regulatory considerations

    Submitted: 21 November 2017

    This training session discusses the practical implications of relocating or establishing an additional presence in Germany to achieve a smooth transition following Brexit, with a focus on investment funds and regulatory considerations.

  • Simmons & Simmons FinTech Fund

    Submitted: 21 November 2017

    The Simmons & Simmons FinTech Fund was launched in May 2016 and is the first fund of its kind designed to help early stage FinTech businesses solve some of the difficult legal problems they often encounter at the infancy of their businesses. This training page provides the opportunity to hear from the founders of the exciting startups supported through the fund.

  • MiFID2: Crunch time

    Last Reviewed: 21 November 2017 / Submitted: 25 October 2017

    It’s crunch time for MiFID2 and we're here to help you with your final preparations through our series of webinars. Access the webinar recording on MiFID2: Commodities.

  • Breakfast briefing: Modular construction, the Farmer Review and real estate development Restricted access

    Submitted: 16 November 2017

    The Simmons & Simmons real estate and construction teams are joined by Ashley Perry from JLL to discuss modular construction, the key construction and development issues one year on from the Farmer Review and the current real estate development landscape.

  • Combatting trade based money laundering Restricted access

    Submitted: 13 November 2017

    Slides from our Round table discussion, in conjunction with Pelican and Dow Jones, which focused on the increasing use of trade as a vehicle for money laundering and terrorist financing activities. A number of insights were shared on the latest updates to local and global regulatory frameworks, the current techniques and methods being adopted by criminals and the role of technology as a method of increasing controls.

  • Employment Essentials: Long term sickness absence and employee background checks

    Submitted: 09 November 2017

    Training materials from our recent Employment Essentials seminar for junior HR professionals working in financial services. This session focused on long term sickness absence and employee background checks.

  • Voorkom veel gemaakte fouten in uw merkenportfolio Restricted access

    Submitted: 09 November 2017

    ​De merken van uw bedrijf zijn waardevolle assets. Het is dan ook opvallend dat de bescherming van uw merken in veel gevallen suboptimaal is. Paul Tjiam, hoofd van de afdeling soft IP, heeft samen met zijn collega’s onderzoek verricht bij circa 30 merkenportfolio’s van internationale en nationale bedrijven. Ruim drie kwart van deze bedrijven had zijn merkenportfolio niet volledig op orde. Onvoldoende merkbescherming kan leiden tot misbruik en inbreuk door derden.

  • Extension of SMCR: Response to Consultation Papers Restricted access

    Submitted: 08 November 2017

    Watch our recent webinar on-demand - Hear specific practical and legal issues from industry as well as our thoughts on the SMCR consultation papers as we cover the main points we have made to the FCA in our response (including relating to insurers).

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