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Mete Feridun

Countdown to Brexit: What should EEA firms do about their regulatory permissions?

As the countdown to 31 October 2019 can now be measured in weeks, the UK and the EU are hurtling towards a no-deal Brexit. This has implications for inbound passporting EEA firms as the UK Financial S...

06 Sep 2019
Banking Regulations
Mete Feridun

Are UK branches of EU-27 banks ready to become third-country branches?

The UK branches of the EU-27 banks currently benefit from lighter regulatory requirements compared to the third-country branches. However, post-Brexit this distinction will no longer be relevant as al...

27 Aug 2019
Banking Regulations
Mete Feridun

EU Banking Package: is MREL transparency really warranted?

Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (BRRD), one of the components of the EU Banking Package, which was published in the Official Journal of the EU on 7 June 2018 will need to be transposed into EU ...

14 Jul 2019
Banking Regulations
Mete Feridun

EU prudential regime for investment firms - what's the state of play?

The new EU prudential regime for investment firms is expected to be published in the EU Official Journal towards October 2019 and to take effect around mid-2021. The regime introduces a tailored prude...

08 Jul 2019
MiFID
Mete Feridun

UK regulatory reporting regime is unduly complex - could RegTech be the solution?

The regulatory reporting regime for banks and investment firms in the UK is unduly complex. Regulated firms are required to follow guidance from numerous regulatory sources and have to grapple with co...

02 Jul 2019
Banking Regulations