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Differing regulatory ethos poses challenges for cross-border financial institutions

Joe Mont | August 8, 2017

The United States is poised to usher in an era of decreased regulation of financial institutions, while the United Kingdom maintains relatively robust regulation of the financial services sector following the global financial crisis. The potential impact of these differing regulatory regimes remains unclear and presents challenges to institutions that operate internationally.

How can cross-border institutions avail themselves of decreased regulation in the United States while remaining in compliance with the regulatory regime present in the United Kingdom?

In a Q&A we talk to U.S.-based and U.K.-based financial services attorneys from Eversheds Sutherland. Following the combination of London-based Eversheds with U.S.-based Sutherland Asbill & Brennan in February, they have seen this as a common issue.

Joining the conversation were partners Lewis Wiener (U.S.), Meghana Shah (U.S.), and James Southworth (U.K.).

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