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Regulatory Bulletin: General Data Protection Regulation

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General Data Protection Regulation The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) represents a major overhaul of data protection law, consolidating and replacing the UK’s Data Protection Act (DPA 1998) and EU data privacy laws. The GDPR will introduce wide-ranging changes to how personal data is collected, handled and processed. It wi ll widen the definition of […]

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Regulatory Bulletin: Insurance Distribution Directive

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Insurance Distribution Directive The Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD) was designed to strengthen the rules of the 2002 Insurance Mediation Directive (IMD) . It is intended to create a level playing field among all participants in the insurance market.  The new regulation applies to more types of firms than the IMD; whilst the previous legislation applied mainly […]

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Quarter 3 2016 – FinTech Capital News Summary

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Fintech start-up NeoGrowth raises $35m from IIFL, existing investors livemint: 5th July 2016 NeoGrowth has raised $35 million of equity from IIFL Asset Management and existing investors Quona Capital. NeoGrowth will use the funds to help small retailers, including qualified borrowers with little or no credit history, access credit.   James Azar Founds UK Fintech, […]

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Quarter 3 2016 – FinTech Compliance News Summary

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Call for input to the post-implementation review of the FCA’s crowdfunding rules FCA: 8th July 2016 The FCA wants to gather feedback from all interested parties relating to the loan-based crowdfunding sector about recent developments across the sector. The FCA has identified a number of potential concerns in regard to these developments.   FinTech firms […]

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The future is Fintech

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FinTech, being short for financial technology is experiencing substantial growth worldwide. With substantial investments developing each year, FinTech is becoming more and more prominent. Share this Image On Your Site <p><strong>Please include attribution to http://www.fintechcompliance.co.uk with this graphic.</strong></p> <p><a href=’http://www.fintechcompliance.co.uk/2016/09/15/the-future-is-fintech/’><img src=’http://www.fintechcompliance.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Fintech-Compliance-Infographic-copy.png’ alt=’fintech-compliance-infographic-copy’ width=’827′ border=’0′ /></a></p> <p>

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Quarter 2 2016 – FinTech News Summary

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Summary of relevant output on FinTech news between the period of 1st April 2016 to 30th June 2016   Singapore and Australian regulators team up to encourage FinTech innovators in the Asia-Pacific region Finextra: 17th June 2016 The Monetary Authority of Singapore and Australia’s Securities and Investment Commission are helping FinTech start-ups comply with regulations, […]

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Regulatory Bulletin: Market Abuse Directive II

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Introduction The Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) and the Directive on Criminal Sanctions for Market Abuse (CSMAD) make up the legislation known as the Market Abuse Directive (MAD) II. MAD II was introduced on 2nd July 2014 and took effect across the EU, including the UK, on the 3rd July 2016 to replace the original Market […]

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Regulatory Bulletin: The Fourth EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive

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Introduction The Fourth Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Directive was released in May 2015 and the reforms to the AML rules will become EU law on 26th June 2017. The UK legislation will come into force just before the deadline of 26th June 2017.   What is going to change with the Fourth AML Directive? The areas […]

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Regulatory Bulletin: FCA – Call for input to the post-implementation review of the FCA’s crowdfunding rules

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Introduction The document published by the FCA is about some of the recent developments across the crowdfunding sector and a number of potential concerns highlighted by the FCA. New rules by the FCA for the regulation of crowdfunding platforms came into force in 2014 and the regulatory framework is to be reviewed and changed accordingly […]

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The evolution of the regulatory landscape alongside the rise of FinTech.

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The evolution of the regulatory landscape alongside the rise of FinTech. (Speech by Gilbert van Roon, founder of FinTech Compliance, given at CASS Business School FinTech Event on 2nd April 2016) Traditionally, compliance isn’t seen as the most innovative or exciting area, but hand in hand with FinTech, and other innovative businesses it becomes much […]

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