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New criminal sanctions targeting reckless misconduct by senior bankers will not help to promote economic growth or guarantee a systemic improvement in banking standards, warns the Law Society of England and Wales.
The banking arrangements, funding and investment options of the Society's members will be directly affected by the proposals.
The UK government has accepted arguments, championed by the Law Society, that UK retail banks should be able to offer derivatives to business customers.
The Society proposes that clause 32 should be deleted from the bill.
Following last night's defeat in the House of Lords, the Law Society has repeated its call for the scrapping of the discredited 'shares for rights' scheme.
Law Society President Lucy Scott-Moncrieff is in Washington DC this week, attending the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of International Law Spring Meeting.
Pressures on practising solicitors in England and Wales are beginning to show in the latest Law Society's Annual Statistical Report.
Our evidence discusses the ring-fencing proposals, bail-in, depositor preference and more.
Our briefing on a draft report on structural reform of the EU banking sector.
This week the Law Society hosted a roundtable discussion with government and opposition parliamentarians to discuss the current proposals to reform UK retail banking.
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