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Regulatory Outlook | Environment | July 2018

Current issues Brexit consultation on new Environmental Principles and Governance Bill On 10 May 2018, the UK government launched its consultation on the development of the Environmental Principles and Governance...

Written on: 26 Jul 2018


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Regulatory Outlook | Data Protection | July 2018

Current issues EU-UK data transfers post-Brexit The UK and the EU have not yet reached agreement on an arrangement that would preserve cross-border data flows post-Brexit. The EU's chief negotiator,...

Written on: 26 Jul 2018


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Regulatory Outlook | Cyber Security | July 2018

Current issues Effect of GDPR on ICO approach to cyber security The GDPR, which came into effect on 25 May 2018, is the most important change to the regulation of...

Written on: 26 Jul 2018


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Regulatory Outlook | Consumer Finance | July 2018

Current issues FCA high-cost credit review The FCA has published two consultation papers following its review into the potential for consumer harm in the high-cost short term credit market. In...

Written on: 26 Jul 2018


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Regulatory Outlook | Brexit special edition | July 2018

Foreword | Brexit and regulation Welcome to the latest edition of Osborne Clarke's Regulatory Outlook. With less than a year until the UK formally leaves the EU, Brexit continues to...

Written on: 26 Jul 2018


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GDPR | The practical impact on internal investigations

Complying with the GDPR when undertaking an internal investigation will need careful consideration and planning from the investigation team, in circumstances where getting it wrong could result in fines of...

Written on: 25 Jul 2018


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Balancing the risks and rewards of FinTech

On 3 July 2018, the EBA published two reports looking at the impact of FinTech on business models, prudential risks and opportunities. These reports follow hot on the heels of...

Written on: 25 Jul 2018


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EOPIA launches InsurTech survey

What is ‘InsurTech’? By InsurTech, EOPIA is referring to: technology-enabled innovation in insurance that could result in new business models, applications, processes or products with an associated material effect on...

Written on: 25 Jul 2018


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The other side of the (bit)coin: the prudential treatment of crypto-assets

The FCA has issued various consumer warnings and statements on the regulatory position of ICOs. There is also an ongoing review of cryptocurrencies by the Treasury, Bank of England and...

Written on: 25 Jul 2018


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