Banking and finance


Funds Update | February 2018

Welcome to the latest edition of Osborne Clarke’s Funds Update. We hope that you find it interesting. If you would like to discuss any of the content, or have a...

Written on: 26 Feb 2018


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UK lawmakers’ inquiry into digital currency seeks balance between protecting consumers and stifling innovation

On 22 February 2018, the UK House of Common’s Treasury Committee launched an inquiry into digital currencies and blockchain, the distributed ledger technology which underpins them. The Committee is chaired by...

Written on: 23 Feb 2018


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Regulatory Outlook | Consumer Finance | January 2018

Current issues Brexit The FCA plans to look at whether there is a need to introduce a new “duty of care” for all regulated firms. In other words, it will...

Written on: 19 Jan 2018


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Authorised push payment fraud: who pays?

Following her appearance on BBC Radio 4’s Moneybox, Nikki Worden discusses the growing issue of authorised push payment scams, what the regulators are doing to tackle it, and what that...

Written on: 1 Dec 2017


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Consumer finance: What’s on the regulatory agenda for businesses?

Some might say that we are in the middle of a “perfect storm” when it comes to shaking up consumer finance: we have had a long period of persistently low...

Written on: 29 Nov 2017


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Co-branded financial services: the opportunities and regulatory implications

Whilst new technology is creating exciting new ways of delivering financial services to customers, how to successfully take advantage of new digital marketing opportunities in order to capture new customers...

Written on: 22 Nov 2017


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