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Card Acquirers under the spotlight | PSR turns the microscope on Scheme Fees and Interchange Fees

It is official, cash is no longer ‘king’. Reports show that debit cards overtook cash as the most frequently used payment method in the UK for the first time last...

Written on: 2 Aug 2018


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Q&A | What would a “no deal” Brexit mean for APIs/EMIs?

What would be the impact on APIs/EMIs if the UK leaves the EU on 29 March 2019 without a withdrawal agreement with the EU in place that provides for a...

Written on: 2 Aug 2018


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PSD2 | EBA Opinion on the implementation of the RTS on SCA and CSC

The payments industry is presently grappling with the EBA's regulatory technical standards (RTS) on strong customer authentication (SCA) and common and secure communication (CSC) – understanding them, assessing their impact...

Written on: 2 Aug 2018


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Sir Cliff Richard v The BBC | Blurring the lines between libel and privacy law

On 18 July 2018, Mr Justice Mann handed down the eagerly awaited judgment in the case of Sir Cliff Richard v The BBC. The decision, which blurs the lines between...

Written on: 1 Aug 2018


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AIM companies | Which corporate governance code to follow?

As discussed in our recent update on corporate governance developments for AIM companies, from 28 September 2018 every AIM company will be required to adopt a recognised corporate governance code...

Written on: 31 Jul 2018


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Litigation Update | July 2018

In this edition, we report on two cases that Osborne Clarke's dispute resolution team have acted on in recent weeks: a landmark Supreme Court appeal on Re Ellenborough Park recreational...

Written on: 30 Jul 2018


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FinTech Update | July 2018

The FinTech sector is red-hot right now. It is becoming a major focus for nearly all firms, from traditional financial institutions significantly increasing their FinTech investments, to the tech start-ups...

Written on: 30 Jul 2018


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AIM Companies | Preparing for Corporate Governance Changes

On 26 July 2018, AIM Regulation published an Inside AIM update responding to certain questions and concerns received from market participants regarding how best to prepare existing AIM companies for...

Written on: 27 Jul 2018


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Regulatory Outlook July 2018 – download in full

Looking across the 16 areas of business regulation, we address two of the questions that we are asked most frequently by clients: how will Brexit impact on the regulatory environment...

Written on: 27 Jul 2018


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