Early Edition: June 23, 2021

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A curated guide to major national security news and developments over the past 24 hours. Here’s today’s news.

IRAN

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has moved to seize more than 30 Web domains linked to Iranian state media, which the DOJ accuses of spreading “disinformation” and Iranian propaganda. A number of domains posted notices yesterday indicating that they had been taken down by U.S. authorities pursuant to a seizure warrant. The sites seized include domains used by the English-language Iran government-run Press TV, the websites for Al-Alam TV, an

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Financial services regulatory update – June 2021

The topics covered in this month’s update include:

  • PRA Business Plan 2021/2022
  • Extension of deadline for SCA implementation
  • FCA consultation on the proposed new Consumer Duty
  • FCA feedback on open-ended property funds and consultation on proposed Long Term Asset Funds

Please also see our separate web pages ‘COVID-19: how the UK financial regulators are responding‘ and ‘COVID-19: how the European financial regulators are responding‘ for the latest regulatory updates in relation to the coronavirus pandemic.

General financial services regulation

FCA: all reporting firms are now on RegData

On 19 May 2021, the FCA reported that the

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