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Financial Services

Financial Conduct Authority lays down clear priorities for UK payments sector

UK financial services regulator warns of 'unacceptable risk' that some payments firms pose to customers and the financial system's stability
Financial Services

New rules on advertisements for virtual currencies in Belgium 

Reforms coming into force in May will provide a new legal framework for cryptocurrency ads to protect Belgian consumers
Retail and Consumer

Consumer credit reform in the UK: where now?

A consultation response is likely later in 2023 but reform could transform consumer and small business finance markets

Spring Budget 2023 | What tax measures were announced?

A budget for growth but no cuts in tax rates
Financial Services

Dutch legislative proposal to amend investment regime goes to consultation

Consultation on the VBI, FBI and FGR regime ends on 5 April 2023
Financial Services

UK Funds Legal Update | March 2023

Asset management rules reform, independent review of investment research, Long Term Asset Fund authorised and more
Financial Services

Crypto industry is bracing for major regulatory transformation in the EU and the UK

The EU is determined to be the trailblazer in the international crypto regulatory field with the UK not far behind
Dispute resolution

Choice of courts: Are asymmetric jurisdiction clauses still a good idea post-Brexit?

Asymmetric jurisdiction clauses bring with them new risks in an EU context, to be weighed on a deal-by-deal basis –
ESG – Environmental, Social and Governance

FCA targets potential ESG 'harms' caused by UK asset management firms

ESG investment products and strategies can pose risks to consumers and markets if not carefully labelled and described
ESG – Environmental, Social and Governance

ESG reporting in Europe: Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive obligations

Many EU-based businesses will have to start to make disclosures which will help asset manager and investor compliance
Banking and finance

The evolution of mid-market sustainability-linked loans

How are sustainability-linked loans developing and what are some of the key related terms?