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FCA proposing to tighten up rules for loan-based crowdfunding platforms
Later this year, the FCA is due to publish its policy statement on the changes to the regulatory framework for crowdfunding platforms.
Financial Conduct Authority consults on increasing the award for the Financial Ombudsman Service
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is consulting on increasing the award limit for the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS).
Cryptocurrency and football: a “token” gesture, or worth the investment?
Jonathan Hyman and Nic Couchman explore how football is embracing blockchain technology and partnerships with cryptocurrencies.
Tackling the risks of the FinTech boom - AML considerations
While FinTech services like cryptoassets can create significant opportunities, they also pose considerable regulatory challenges.
ECM and Brexit: business as usual?
We consider how ECM could be affected by the UK's impending departure from the EU
Clarification on Outsourcing Guidance for using Cloud in the Financial Services Sector – which rules apply?
Important announcements by the FCA and the EBA clarifying guidance on outsourcing to the cloud and third party IT Services.
Newsletter - October 2018
The African Development Bank (“AfDB”) approves new policy for investments into non-African private sector companies.
Brexit - Protecting EU Workers
Concerns have been expressed by employers in FS about their ability to retain talent and recruit talented workers from the EU.
Regulators are turning their attention to increasing use of cloud outsourcing and cloud service providers.
An update on Brexit and Financial Services Firms
Vanessa Walters provides an update on Brexit and the effect on Financial Services firms.