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Part IV UK Payment and Settlement, 11 UK Payment Systems

Laura John

From: Financial Markets and Exchanges Law (2nd Edition)

Edited By: Michael Blair, George Walker, Stuart Willey

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 30 September 2020

Subject(s):
Banking — UK Financial Services Authority (FSA) — Bank of England — International Monetary Fund (IMF) — European Central Bank — UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) — Clearing operator — Credit default swap (CDS)
11.01 Since the first edition of this book, Pt 5 of the Banking Act 2009 has come into force,1 which provides a new statutory basis for the regulation or oversight of UK payment systems. The UK’s position prior to the Banking Act was slightly unusual in that the responsibilities and powers of a large number of other central banks and institutions were already defined by statute. Prior to the Banking Act, the Bank of England, HM Treasury, and the Financial Services Authority (FSA) regulated payment systems pursuant to a tripartite memorandum of understanding...
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