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Cyber security and financial services: What businesses need to consider

Cyber security and financial services: What businesses need to consider

08 Mar 2019

Following a spate of high-profile cyber incidents at UK financial services providers, perhaps most enlightening of which was the 2016 Tesco Bank debit card fraud and subsequent 2018 fine, businesses which deal in financial data are starting to look more closely at their cyber resilience and to consider how changes in the regulatory landscape may affect them.

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From Bitcoin to blockchain: Solving the regulatory cryptogram

From Bitcoin to blockchain: Solving the regulatory cryptogram

By | 24 Sep 2018

Fieldfisher corporate partner and tech specialist Tim Bird, fintech consultant and CEO of TeamBlockchain Jonny Fry, and Cummings Law's alternative investment legal expert Claire Cummings discuss the regulatory hurdles facing mainstream adoption of cryptocurrencies and payment services technologies.

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Virtual currencies in Luxembourg

Virtual currencies in Luxembourg

By | 02 Aug 2018

Luxembourg tax authorities have published a circular in relation to the tax treatment of income realized by means of virtual currencies

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Initial Coin Offering…pas si simple en pratique !

Initial Coin Offering…pas si simple en pratique !

By | 24 May 2018

Depuis 2016, les Initial coin offering (« ICO ») agitent les pensées de nombreux entrepreneurs qui y voient, à juste titre, une nouvelle méthode de financement, la plupart du temps sans dilution en capital, via l’émission de tokens vendus et attribués en échange de cybermonnaies (Ethers ETH, Bitcoins BTC) ou de monnaie fiat (monnaie fiduciaire)

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Affordable and accessible financial advice and guidance.

Affordable and accessible financial advice and guidance.

By and | 14 Apr 2017

The FCA's Guidance Consultation GC 17/4 considers measures which address the Financial Advice Market Review recommendations of affordable and accessible financial advice and guidance.

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Changing how we define the scope of regulated financial advice

Changing how we define the scope of regulated financial advice

By and | 14 Apr 2017

Changing how we define the scope of regulated financial advice.

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Smarter Consumer Communications

Smarter Consumer Communications

By | 27 Oct 2016

The FCA is keen to progress a variety of issues to ensure communications are suitable for today's digitalised context. This briefing updates on progress in two October statements, FS16/10 and PS16/23.

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UK regulation of FinTech - the fundamentals are sound

UK regulation of FinTech - the fundamentals are sound

By | 27 Oct 2016

This paper is a transcript of a speech given by Kirstene Baillie at the inaugural FinTech Europe 2016 event in London on 27 October 2016.

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Brexit - Issues for MiFID firms

Brexit - Issues for MiFID firms

By and | 16 Sep 2016

Investment firms currently face two key challenges: planning for MiFID II and planning the best way forward post Brexit.

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