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This blog comments on key developments as they occur, legal and regulatory issues as they arise, and ones that are relevant to every financial services specialist.

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FCA and PRA jointly fine bank for repeated outsourcing failings

Topic: Financial Services Regulatory and Risk 12.06.2019 Read more
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Financial Reporting Council considers the test for "misconduct"

Topic: Financial Services Regulatory and Risk 20.05.2019 Read more
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All bets are off for binary options

Topic: Financial Services Regulatory and Risk 04.04.2019 Read more
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FCA promises "greater clarity" over Crypto regulation

Topic: Financial Services Regulatory and Risk 31.01.2019 Read more
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Pension Transfers – FCA provides an end of year report

Topic: Financial Services Regulatory and Risk 14.12.2018 Read more
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Regulation of cryptocurrencies inches ever closer

Topic: Financial Services Regulatory and Risk 21.11.2018 Read more
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The Barclays Case – Criminal Corporate Liability

Topic: Financial Services Regulatory and Risk 20.11.2018 Read more
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Anti-money laundering legislation meets the art market

Topic: Financial Services Regulatory and Risk

Published by Davina Given, Partner

The art market is often described as the last unregulated market. Even if that is true, it is set to change in the next couple of years, with the market being brought firmly within the ambit of European Union anti-money laundering legislation.

19.11.2018 Read more
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Hong Kong's Court of Final Appeal rules on fraudulent or deceptive conduct in share dealings

Topic: Financial Services Regulatory and Risk 15.11.2018 Read more
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Crypto Assets and ICOs as seen by the SMSG - Part 2

Topic: Financial Services Regulatory and Risk

Published by Ella Shanks, Trainee Solicitor

On 19 October 2018, the Securities and Markets Stakeholder Group (SMSG) published a report on initial coin offerings (ICOs) and crypto assets. The report is a useful one-stop shop for relevant definitions, classifications and statistics and we summarise the highlights in this two-part series.

09.11.2018 Read more