| September 28, 2011

Glass-Steagall Reborn in the UK: Major Structural and Funding Reforms Loom for Banks Licensed in the United Kingdom

The Independent Commission on Banking (also known as the Vickers Commission, after its Chairman, Sir John Vickers), published its final report on September 12. This article, published in International Financial Regulation Review (, examines the report’s conclusions and discusses their implications for all banks operating in the UK. The article also considers the next steps that the UK Government may take to put the report’s findings into effect.

About the authors

  • Robert Finney is a Partner in the London offices of Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf.

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