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UK lawyers question FCA's use of attestations

UK lawyers question FCA's use of attestations

February 26, 2014, GIR

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has asked compliance officers to sign documents that force them to take ultimate responsibility for certain internal controls at banks. Practitioners question this approach, saying the policy was designed to hold only the most senior executives to account.

An interview with David Sonter

February 13, 2014, GIR

David Sonter is Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s corporate country partner for Brazil. He has over 10 years’ experience of the legal climate in Brazil and he talks to GIR about the challenges of advising clients there as well as the new anti-corruption law that’s just come into force.