Financial Institutions


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  • Mandatory disclosure of EU cross-border tax planning arrangements


    Last Reviewed: 19 March 2018 / Submitted: 22 June 2017

    The EU Council has approved wide-ranging rules which will require member states to collect and automatically exchange information from intermediaries, such as banks and tax advisers, on cross-border tax planning arrangements.

  • More organisations have signed up to the Women in Finance Charter


    Last Reviewed: 19 March 2018 / Submitted: 22 March 2017

    205 organisations have now signed up to the Women in Finance Charter and the first annual review is published.

  • Podcast 625: How should businesses prepare for GDPR? Staff training and awareness

    Video Podcast

    Submitted: 19 March 2018

    Staff training and awareness campaigns are important in addressing the requirement to demonstrate compliance. They provide the means to steer employee behaviour and engagement. This podcast looks at some of the key issues relating to staff training and awareness.

  • Collaboration with FinTech Penta


    Submitted: 16 March 2018

    Simmons & Simmons works with Penta, the innovative FinTech company.

  • Publication of the EU's tax black list


    Last Reviewed: 15 March 2018 / Submitted: 06 December 2017

    The EU Council has released details of the first EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes.

  • Dubai meets London - Invitation to FinTech opportunities in the MEASA region


    Event date: 22 March 2018

    Simmons & Simmons and FinTech Hive at DIFC panel and networking event around the theme of Fintech opportunities in the MEASA region.

  • FCA DP18/2: Culture in Financial Services


    Submitted: 14 March 2018

    ​A quick summary of the FCA's new discussion paper.

  • Optimisation of the SIMR: Combatting "groupthink" in the insurance industry?


    Submitted: 13 March 2018

    ​The PRA’s policy statement PS1/18 confirms that by 09 April 2018 insurers will be required to have a diversity policy for their boards, following its June 2017 consultation (CP8/17).

  • Investeren in vastgoed: in stenen of aandelen?


    Event date: 27 March 2018

    Beleggers en investeerders kunnen op verschillende manieren investeren in Nederlands vastgoed. Direct in stenen maar ook via aandelentransacties. Een keuze die wordt bepaald door het type investering en die consequenties heeft voor onder andere de aanpak, financiering en closing van een vastgoedtransactie. Dat vraagt tegenwoordig om zowel brede, als gespecialiseerde kennis op het gebied van Real Estate M&A.

  • New DFSA Consultation Paper released on AML, CTF and Sanctions


    Submitted: 12 March 2018

    On 22 February 2018, the Dubai Financial Services Authority (the DFSA), which is the independent financial services regulator for the Dubai International Financial Centre (the DIFC), issued Consultation Paper No. 118 on proposed changes to the DFSA’s Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Counter-Terrorist Financing (CTF) and Sanctions Regime (the Consultation Paper No. 118). The deadline for providing comments to the DFSA is 24 March 2018. This article outlines some of the key issues.

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