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Financial Services Regulation and Investigations

Regulatory changes are affecting all parts of the financial services sector, from banks and asset managers to insurers and market infrastructure providers.

Regulatory changes are affecting all parts of the financial services sector, from banks and asset managers to insurers and market infrastructure providers.

Our team can help guide you through an increasingly complex regulatory landscape where national and international regulations may interact or conflict.

Our global cross-disciplinary approach combines both experts in contentious and non-contentious matters. We help to protect clients from regulatory risk and also advise them on how to take advantage of the emerging opportunities.

News & insights

Boat on a river

Publications: 08 JANUARY 2020

Hong Kong insurance market: growth and change

The Hong Kong insurance industry is going through an exciting period of growth and regulatory transition. The current regulatory framework has changed somewhat since the Insurance Authority (IA) took over responsibility for regulation and enforcement of insurers in June 2017.

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Key regulatory topics

Publications: 22 JANUARY 2020

Key Regulatory Topics: Weekly Update 10 January - 16 January 2020

Allen & Overy publish weekly updates on key regulatory topics affecting the financial services sector. 

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Publications: 20 JANUARY 2020

Inactive entities are about to be removed from the Luxembourg trade and companies register

Following the statement issued by the Luxembourg Ministry of Justice in December 2019[1] , the Luxembourg Business Registers (LBR) confirmed on 13 January 2020 that it will start removing inactive entities from the Luxembourg trade and companies register. 

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News: 10 DECEMBER 2019

Artificial intelligence is the most significant risk to businesses globally, according to directors

When asked about global risks affecting their businesses, nearly three fifths (58%) of directors stated that technological advances (artificial intelligence and machine learning) are the most significant threat. This is according to the seventh annual Directors’ Liability report by international law firm Allen & Overy, in conjunction with Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW), the global risk advisory and insurance broker.

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