Financial Services Lawyers Association (FSLA)

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and policy experts to share ideas about financial services law
and regulation and to socialise with peers.

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Workshops: MiFID II – An Industry Perspective and Key Themes. 11 November 2014

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FSLA is pleased to announce our workshops event which will be held in the offices of  Arnold & Porter LLP on November 11th from 1:30 – 6pm. Event Details The first in our series of MIFID 2 workshops considering key themes in the new legislation. This workshop will focus on issues the industry see as likely to be particularly relevant in the legislation....

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Women in Financial Services: A Panel Discussion

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Women in Financial Services Mayer Brown and FSLA would like to invite you to an evening panel discussion on Tuesday September 23rd, 6 – 8pm at the offices of Mayer Brown, 201 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 3AF. Deborah Sabalot (Barrister and FSLA advisory board member) will chair discussions from a panel compromising: Iona Levine (Barrister, Minerva Chambers and ex GC of LCH Clearnet) Alex…...

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Winners of the 2014 Student Essay Competition Announced

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We are very happy to announce the winners of the 2014 student essay competition, the title of which was: ‘Pay day’ lenders charging 1000% interest are best controlled by competition not regulation: discuss. First Place goes to Ryan Byrne, who is awarded a £1500 cash prize and a summer internship at the FCA. Congratulations to Ryan. Second place goes to Kristine…

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“In the end, our financial system only works – our market is only free – when there are clear rules and basic safeguards that prevent abuse, that check excess, that ensure that it is more profitable to play by the rules than to game the system. And that’s what these reforms are designed to achieve – no more, no less. Because that’s how we will ensure that our economy works for consumers, that it works for investors, that it works for financial institutions – that it works for all of us.”

(Barack Obama, at the signing of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act)

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