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January Monthly Regulatory Highlights

By Kyte Ekstrom | AML, Brexit, communications, Compliance, Consumer Credit, Credit Brokers, Credit Lenders, E Money, FCA Regulation, FinTech, Insurance, Investment, Investment Advisor, Investment Manager, News, Uncategorized | 0 Comments

Don’t have time, or the will, to trawl through endless websites reading long articles about financial news and regulation. We’ve got you covered with our Monthly Regulatory Highlights – snippets of the past months regulatory news and updates (along with links to corresponding webpages and press-releases) – saving you time and making it easy for […]

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The Supreme Court Ruling for FCA Business Interruption Insurance Cases

By Kyte Ekstrom | Compliance, Financial Industries, FinTech, Insurance, News, Uncategorized | 0 Comments

If, like most insurance brokers, advisors and policyholders, you’ve been waiting with bated breath to find out the outcome of the business interruption insurance appeal. The wait is finally over. Depending on your perspective, you can either, finally take a sigh of relief, or exhale in exasperation as you read on. The Supreme Court handed […]

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FCA Publishes Paper on COVID-19 and Recording Communications

By Kyte Ekstrom | Brexit, communications, Compliance, FCA Regulation, Financial Industries, FinTech, News | 0 Comments

The idea of working from home; not having to drag yourself out of bed at the crack of dawn and foregoing the drudgery of the daily commute, seemed like an unattainable pipe dream less than a year ago. Now, ten months since the first lockdown, working from home looks set to be the norm for […]

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National Risk Assessment of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing 2020

By Kyte Ekstrom | AML, Compliance, Financial Industries, FinTech, News | 0 Comments

If you’ve only just got up to speed with the implementation of the provisions of the 5th AML directive in 2020, and the UK’s Sanctions and AML Act in 2018 (which came into force at the end of the UK’s Brexit transition period) then news that HM Treasury and the Home Office have recently jointly […]

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Post Brexit compliance requirements for UK Investment Managers and Advisors

By Kyte Ekstrom | Brexit, Compliance, FCA Regulation, Financial Industries, FinTech, Investment, Investment Advisor, Investment Manager, News | 0 Comments

If you are unclear on the implications of the Withdrawal Agreement and how it will affect your business, you are not alone! The vague, obscure definitions, effectively mean a “hard Brexit” for financial services. The only decisive action agreed in the Joint Declaration states that the UK and EU will agree a framework for regulatory […]

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January – New Year Update

By Kyte Ekstrom | Brexit, Compliance, FCA Regulation, Financial Industries, FinTech, News | 0 Comments

2021 Top Trends in Fintech With Covid-19 raging globally and the economy in a state of uncertainty, you probably think 2021 is going to be a wash-out, a year of doom-and-gloom – well, you’d be wrong! Now, more than ever, individuals, families and businesses are turning to the digital world for solutions and the need […]

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FCA Business Plan 2020-21

By Rosie Bileva | News | 0 Comments

Overview The global economy faces massive challenges from coronavirus. The effects are expected to be profound and felt by millions of consumers and businesses. Against a fast-evolving environment, as the UK’s watchdog adapts to the long-term impact of coronavirus, it remains extremely important that their objectives are delivered. The regulator is focusing their resources on […]

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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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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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