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Rachel Stevenson

Rachel Stevenson
Senior Compliance Associate, Advisory

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Complaints handling - what does good look like?

[fa icon='calendar'] 29-Aug-2018 16:30:49 / by Rachel Stevenson posted in Complaints, PSD2, FCA, Compliance

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ESMA's temporary product intervention decisions: NDFs

[fa icon='calendar'] 03-Aug-2018 15:54:59 / by Rachel Stevenson posted in MIFID II, ESMA, Investment firms, FCA, BREXIT, NDFs

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The implementation of MiFID II in January triggered a significant change in the blanket treatment of FX forwards in the UK and, as a result, non-deliverable forwards (NDFs) became regulated products and overnight were reclassified as contracts for difference (CFDs). Any FX brokers that wished to continue offering NDFs were forced to apply to the FCA to obtain the relevant investment firm regulatory permissions in order to continue providing the same range of FX products they had always offered their clients.

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Got a complaint about a payment service?

[fa icon='calendar'] 08-Jun-2018 11:35:10 / by Rachel Stevenson posted in Payment services, Compliance, PSD2, E-money, FCA

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With all the excitement around re-authorisation, the ban on credit card surcharges and the new payment services activities, the less headline grabbing regulatory changes introduced by the second payment services directive (PSD2) have been somewhat overlooked. One of these changes relates to complaint handling.

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PSD2 and MiFID II briefing events

[fa icon='calendar'] 01-Sep-2017 09:27:28 / by Rachel Stevenson posted in E-money, Payment services

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We will be explaining everything payment and e-money institutions need to know about getting re-authorised under PSD2 and the impact of MiFID II on fx forward business in two separate briefings on 12 September. 

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Fancy a career in financial compliance?

[fa icon='calendar'] 03-Jul-2017 11:44:43 / by Rachel Stevenson

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Exclusive opportunity for ambitious graduates, hungry for a financial services career with an industry leading consultancy!

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