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Annual Regulatory Conference

We are delighted to announce the  2021 AFB’s Annual Regulatory Conference in partnership with Latham & Watkins.  The conference will focus on the changing regulatory environment following the end of the transition period and the prospect of differing regulations in the UK and the EU.  It will also look at the prospects for financial services regulatory cooperation between the UK and the EU with particular emphasis on the areas of money laundering reporting and climate financial risk.

Who should attend? 

AFB members with an interest in the development of the regulatory environment following the (imminent) publication of the Memorandum of Understanding between the UK and the EU from the perspective of a non-EU bank conducting business in the EU or an EU bank conducting business in the UK as a third country branch.

Confirmed speakers include:

David Bailey, Executive Director, International Banks Supervision, Prudential Regulation Authority

Richard Knox, Co-Director; Financial Services Group; HM Treasury

Paulina Dejmek Hack, Head of Directorate A (General Affairs); DG FISMA; European Commission

Dr Kay Swinburne, Vice Chair of Financial Services; KPMG

As a result of the new AFB business model, there is no additional fee for AFB members to join this Conference.

Cost:                   No fee.  This event is included in AFB Membership
Location:            Virtual (platform to be announced)
Time:                   09:00 – 17:30 (sessions will take place during the day and there will be breaks)

A conference programme and timings will be published in early April.

Partner Biography

Latham & Watkins is a global law firm with over 3,000 lawyers in its offices located in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and the United States. The firm has internationally recognised practices in a wide spectrum of transactional, litigation, corporate and regulatory areas. Our success is grounded in our devotion to a collaborative approach, which reaches across global offices and practices and draws upon our deep subject matter expertise, an abiding commitment to teamwork and a powerful tradition of creative lawyering.

Latham & Watkins has established a leading financial regulatory practice in London. Led by a number of the City’s most distinguished practitioners, the diverse and commercially-focused team advises a broad array of prominent financial institutions, including traditional banks, asset managers, insurers, investment banks and emerging fintech. The team has developed a particular reputation for the commerciality and practicality of its approach and advice.

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