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Banking Services: reform and issues

Published Thursday, December 21, 2017

A review of the new laws passed, reports about and issues surrounding, banks over the recent years.

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Ever since the financial crisis of 2008 there has been a seemingly endless stream of new laws, directives, recommendations, Boards, Councils and bodies established to either change the previous system of regulation or to implement it and take it forward.  This note brings together the main legislation, bodies and documents to emerge from the five years of the Coalition Government (and after) as it affects (mainly) the banking industry.  It is not in any way inclusive and has a bias towards the consumer or retail side of bank activity rather than investment banking.


Commons Briefing papers CBP-7234

Author: Tim Edmonds

Topics: Financial institutions, Financial services

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