All Insights https://www.osborneclarke.com/ en Fri, 19 Jul 2024 17:26:17 +0100 Fri, 19 Jul 2024 12:31:34 +0100 What did the UK King's Speech contain for business? https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/what-did-uk-kings-speech-contain-business &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/21/12/30/GEN_business_people_walking.jpg?VersionId=hW5y0D7w0hrIwyOy_YCH..FwQjVWhuke' /><br /><p><strong>As anticipated, the new government has announced a broad range of legislative priorities</strong></p>]]&gt; Fri, 19 Jul 2024 12:31:34 +0100 All Insights New independent regulator for English football announced in the King's Speech https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/new-independent-regulator-english-football-announced-kings-speech &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/21/12/30/GEN_press_interview.jpg?VersionId=uVzPPx7bLPqgF7UJVdvNRYOiiuiYfld1' /><br /><p><strong>Football and its fans will be hoping that a governance bill paves the way for a more equitable field for all</strong></p>]]&gt; Fri, 19 Jul 2024 11:53:33 +0100 All Insights International Funds Legal Update | 15 July 2024 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/international-funds-legal-update-15-july-2024 &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_010.jpg?VersionId=X6cyEJ1XgnOPivlTQEB4JYyRFzSCaGaU' /><br /><p><strong>UK financial regulator issues more sustainability information and European authorities recommend SFDR adjustments</strong></p>]]&gt; Mon, 15 Jul 2024 12:09:36 +0100 All Insights Where do the FCA and Bank of England stand on AI guidelines in last year's white paper? https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/where-do-fca-and-bank-england-stand-ai-guidelines-last-years-white-paper &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_009.jpg?VersionId=Yhi8dZnY5poTB74geUgCBtPQkU3BLa4l' /><br /><p><strong>Financial services have an idea of regulators' pre-election approach to AI but will want clarity under the new government</strong></p>]]&gt; Mon, 15 Jul 2024 12:06:54 +0100 All Insights ESG Knowledge Update | July 2024 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/esg-knowledge-update-july-2024 &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/24/05/21/esg_iStock-1448596018-EDITED.png?VersionId=VrQkFWujy6XL_yLh3Tqv4LJY3zUNCl.V' /><br /><p><strong>Welcome to our Osborne Clarke ESG Knowledge Update, which offers a round-up of legal, regulatory and market news</strong></p>]]&gt; Thu, 11 Jul 2024 14:45:38 +0100 All Insights OC Ventures Update | July 2024 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/oc-ventures-update-july-2024 &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_005.jpg?VersionId=eUg7C.nDVdqUFYqB5yhiCikQBCuRMpE8' /><br /><p><strong>Welcome to the latest edition of the OC Ventures update</strong></p>]]&gt; Fri, 05 Jul 2024 13:44:19 +0100 All Insights UK financial services firms weigh up legal and practical strategies for AML compliance https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/uk-financial-services-firms-weigh-legal-and-practical-strategies-aml-compliance &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/21/11/11/FS_card_payment.jpg?VersionId=c_7.zIIu_5xOoiF_JM7sL4yJMt7k7YCJ' /><br /><p><strong>With anti-money laundering a top priority for the Financial Conduct Authority, what are the issues facing UK firms?</strong></p>]]&gt; Thu, 04 Jul 2024 11:18:47 +0100 All Insights UK Financial Conduct Authority pushes through with landmark prosecution of 'finfluencers' https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/uk-financial-conduct-authority-pushes-through-landmark-prosecution-finfluencers &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/21/12/29/OC_KI_089.jpg?VersionId=1ugeiXaAgVBy307uETEXfvb15cKft3t1' /><br /><p><strong>Businesses using 'finfluencers' to plug unauthorised financial promotions online face a reality check</strong></p>]]&gt; Tue, 02 Jul 2024 16:23:08 +0100 All Insights UK general election 2024: what would a Labour government mean for venture capital, start-ups and founders? https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/uk-general-election-2024-what-would-labour-government-mean-venture-capital-start-ups-and &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_010.jpg?VersionId=X6cyEJ1XgnOPivlTQEB4JYyRFzSCaGaU' /><br /><p><strong>We explore the policies of the Labour Party, and how they may affect the ventures ecosystem</strong><br>&nbsp;</p>]]&gt; Tue, 02 Jul 2024 14:59:04 +0100 All Insights Corporate venture capital and strategic partnerships: what do investee companies need to consider? https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/corporate-venture-capital-and-strategic-partnerships-what-do-investee-companies-need &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_007.jpg?VersionId=JitxlEuEDLOx1dIqtPae9pi.IKQ5vsuk' /><br /><p><strong>Additional considerations to factor in when taking on equity investment via CVC as opposed to traditional independent VC funds&nbsp;</strong></p>]]&gt; Mon, 01 Jul 2024 16:53:19 +0100 All Insights No silver lining: English court finds cloud computing company charge to be floating https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/no-silver-lining-english-court-finds-cloud-computing-company-charge-be-floating &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_010.jpg?VersionId=X6cyEJ1XgnOPivlTQEB4JYyRFzSCaGaU' /><br /><p><strong>How can creditors reduce the risk of a fixed charge being characterised as floating?</strong></p>]]&gt; Mon, 01 Jul 2024 11:28:08 +0100 All Insights The UK general election: what will it mean for UK energy policy? https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/uk-general-election-what-will-it-mean-uk-energy-policy &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/24/06/27/Energy%20policy-min.png?VersionId=Vd7qF3mfShs9uTECyNnFRlhJgs.XTCD8' /><br /><p><strong>There are many energy challenges for the next government to address, but the rhetoric differs across the political spectrum</strong></p>]]&gt; Tue, 25 Jun 2024 11:05:28 +0100 All Insights UK General Election 2024: what would a Labour win mean for financial services? https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/uk-general-election-2024-what-would-labour-win-mean-financial-services &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/24/06/27/FS%202-min.png?VersionId=ZlDj9DwJa7Wk.FHx.L0Jaa8kxMNciaI.' /><br /><p><strong>Labour's plan for financing growth leans towards continuity over radical change</strong></p>]]&gt; Mon, 24 Jun 2024 09:37:52 +0100 All Insights English High Court clarifies the consent requirements for administration extensions under Insolvency Act https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/english-high-court-clarifies-consent-requirements-administration-extensions-under &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_014.jpg?VersionId=1Tib4fKv.Nqk2w1K5VvdlIwCYl9oKOlf' /><br /><p><strong>Consent of secured creditors with no remaining economic interest is not needed to extend the administration of a company</strong></p>]]&gt; Fri, 21 Jun 2024 15:07:58 +0100 All Insights International Funds Legal Update | 21 June 2024 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/international-funds-legal-update-21-june-2024 &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/24/05/21/esg_iStock-1442960535-EDITED2.png?VersionId=6vq9b0sXmcjzpFPoywULzfm8ATQz.2VN' /><br /><p><strong>FCA sets out agenda for asset managers, UK Parliament's prorogation causes delays and ESMA regulates green fund claims</strong></p>]]&gt; Fri, 21 Jun 2024 06:48:20 +0100 All Insights AIFMD II: European AIFMs get ready to review liquidity tools https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/aifmd-ii-european-aifms-get-ready-review-liquidity-tools &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_005.jpg?VersionId=eUg7C.nDVdqUFYqB5yhiCikQBCuRMpE8' /><br /><p><strong>The directive brings in additional liquidity management requirements. What should AIFMs consider?</strong></p>]]&gt; Tue, 18 Jun 2024 11:16:24 +0100 All Insights Dutch government consults on procedural acceleration of electricity projects https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/dutch-government-consults-procedural-acceleration-electricity-projects &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/01/07/Energy%20and%20Utilities%2002_0.png?VersionId=3EQ3AYKPMjh_dhNMPT5IYvvsGMpm7Ckj' /><br /><p align="left"><strong>Grid operators will welcome the proposal, while housing market and businesses will also benefit from the grid upgrades&nbsp;</strong></p>]]&gt; Mon, 17 Jun 2024 14:32:16 +0100 All Insights Authorised push payment frauds in England: are receiving banks in the line of fire? https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/authorised-push-payment-frauds-england-are-receiving-banks-line-fire &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_010.jpg?VersionId=X6cyEJ1XgnOPivlTQEB4JYyRFzSCaGaU' /><br /><p><strong>Two recent English High Court judgments have focused attention on the role of receiving banks where a customer of a paying bank has been scammed</strong></p>]]&gt; Thu, 13 Jun 2024 15:33:06 +0100 All Insights ESG: ESMA publishes guidelines on investment fund nomenclature https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/esg-esma-publishes-guidelines-investment-fund-nomenclature &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_012.jpg?VersionId=DOPO7JT0G9CbAApZAM_JwAFZt.YjKolj' /><br /><h5>Three month transition period set for new investment funds</h5>]]&gt; Fri, 07 Jun 2024 08:14:47 +0100 All Insights Financial Conduct Authority to gather more information from UK consumer credit firms https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/financial-conduct-authority-gather-more-information-uk-consumer-credit-firms &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_014.jpg?VersionId=1Tib4fKv.Nqk2w1K5VvdlIwCYl9oKOlf' /><br /><p><strong>UK regulator sets out final rules and guidance on new reporting requirements</strong></p>]]&gt; Thu, 06 Jun 2024 12:46:39 +0100 All Insights Government updates guidance on the UK National Security and Investment Act https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/government-updates-guidance-uk-national-security-and-investment-act &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_010.jpg?VersionId=X6cyEJ1XgnOPivlTQEB4JYyRFzSCaGaU' /><br /><p><strong>Changes cover call-in powers, universities and research bodies, outward direct investment and notification forms</strong></p>]]&gt; Wed, 05 Jun 2024 10:48:31 +0100 All Insights Fintech, digital assets, payments and consumer credit | UK Regulatory Outlook May 2024 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/regulatory-outlook-May-2024-fintech-digital-assets-payments-consumer-credit &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/23/01/25/Reg-Outlook-1000px_Jan-2023_Fintech-insight.png?VersionId=3TgZ5i1QiwdP5Hh763bXPbcP6kJjFedC' /><br /><p><strong>BoE speech on modernising UK payments | FCA feedback statement on potential competition impacts from data asymmetry between Big Tech and financial services firms</strong></p>]]&gt; Fri, 31 May 2024 10:09:13 +0100 All Insights Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets provides guidance on conducting scenario analysis https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/dutch-authority-financial-markets-provides-guidance-conducting-scenario-analysis &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_022.jpg?VersionId=txqsSQcC_sRPe3rt52na9FkaLtw2_mvy' /><br /><p><strong>AFM's guidelines, designed to support adequate product governance, are open for consultation until 7 June</strong></p>]]&gt; Tue, 28 May 2024 09:45:10 +0100 All Insights Portfolio managers will be covered by the Sustainability Disclosure Requirements https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/portfolio-managers-will-be-covered-sustainability-disclosure-requirements &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_022.jpg?VersionId=txqsSQcC_sRPe3rt52na9FkaLtw2_mvy' /><br /><p><strong>The UK regulator proposes to apply a similar approach in the near future to portfolio managers as for fund managers</strong></p>]]&gt; Tue, 21 May 2024 10:34:26 +0100 All Insights SRA warns claims management law firms in England and Wales about high-volume financial services claims https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/sra-warns-claims-management-law-firms-england-and-wales-about-high-volume-financial &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_010.jpg?VersionId=X6cyEJ1XgnOPivlTQEB4JYyRFzSCaGaU' /><br /><p><strong>Guidance emphasises importance of acting in line with expected professional standards</strong></p>]]&gt; Fri, 17 May 2024 13:05:02 +0100 All Insights