Future of FinTech: Key themes for regulated FinTechs in the era of COVID-19
Jessica Arrol and Jed Wilsher examine the key themes for regulated FinTechs as the COVID-19 lockdown begins to ease, considering the areas of focus from a Financial Conduct Authority perspective as well as potential opportunities in the FinTech space.
Market Abuse Regulation update: January 2021
We highlight the recent changes to the Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) .
FCA publishes listing rule on enhanced climate-related disclosures and clarifies existing obligations
Premium listed commercial companies should start addressing what they need to do to make the required disclosures in sufficient detail.
UK agrees to "Surrender" (and other changes to investigations and enforcement options post Brexit)
Breaking Banks: UK FinTech firms set out a blueprint for Open Finance that puts customers first
FCA planning new prudential regime for UK investment firms
FCA Directory Submissions – It Will Pay to Be Prepared
Charles Russell Speechlys advises the owners of Safeonline LLP on its sale to Howden Broking Group Limited
Safeonline LLP has a proprietary insurtech platform, iQ, which will offer the capability to provide cyber insurance capability.
Towards a new RPI - good news or bad?
Public Company Update - November 2020
The November 2020 edition of our biannual Public Company Update.
Sunak sets out post-Brexit plan to extend the UK's leadership in financial technology
Compensating for past errors – HMRC’s retrospective change in approach to VAT on compensation
Reviewing the new approach what HMRC will apply to most payments that have been made in the past and all new payments made in future.
IPSX – Real Estate’s new stock exchange
The IPSX is an FCA Regulated market and the first stock exchange for real estate in the world.
Luxembourg—cross border banking and finance guide
A brief overview of the current state of the loan markets in Luxembourg and significant recent market developments.
The UAE’s recent laws on ultimate beneficial owners and economic substance
The UAE is ramping up measures to tackle tax avoidance and money laundering, the team look at two important new developments.