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Banking and finance

France's financial watchdog lays out stance on money laundering for cryptos

ACPR has published its sectoral application principles on anti-money laundering and financing terrorism for digital asset service providers

27/01/2023
Regulatory Outlook

Fintech, digital assets, payments and consumer credit | UK Regulatory Outlook January 2023

Edinburgh reforms | Extending confirmation of payee service to additional payment service providers | Measures to combat authorised push payment

27/01/2023
Knowledge Notes

UK business law predictions for 2023

As the new year unfolds, we look ahead at what legal developments businesses can expect

11/01/2023
ESG, sustainability and responsible business

FCA announces plan to develop a code of conduct for ESG data and ratings providers in UK

Regulator's growing focus on ESG continues with concerns over the subjective nature of sustainability data and greenwashing risk

10/01/2023
Financial Services

Confirmation of payee: a valuable international tool in the fight against fraud?

UK and Netherlands adoption will help combat payment fraud domestically but a lack of international uptake is worrying

09/01/2023
Retail and Consumer

UK develops thinking on consumer credit law reform but manages expectations

Despite a strong case for reform, the complexities of a 50-year-old regime mean that change will take several years

22/12/2022
Financial Services

FTX – another warning shot for crypto audits?

The recent collapse of crypto-exchange FTX highlights the risks associated with auditing crypto-currency businesses

21/12/2022
Corporate

What would Labour do? The 'Start-up review': future policy on UK venture capital, tax incentives, and access to capital

'Start-up review', while not official policy, indicates Labour's thinking on the role of venture capital in stimulating growth

16/12/2022
Financial Services

FCA continues to focus on non-financial misconduct and firm culture in UK

The regulator expects firms to consider how to address instances of misconduct inside and outside the workplace as part of

14/12/2022
Financial Services

Crypto crisis begs the question in the UK: brave new world, same old problems?

Volatility and failures that hark back to the credit crunch may drive crypto regulation to protect financial stability

08/12/2022
Blockchain

Tokenisation of real estate: the way forward

What is needed to bring tokenisation mainstream? The final article in this series offers a route map for implementation

05/12/2022
Blockchain

Tokenisation of real estate: what are the barriers?

To succeed, tokenisation must win investor trust and comply with land law's formalities and financial regulation's rigour

05/12/2022