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Prior to joining LexisNexis in 2016 as a paralegal, Lauren was an adjudicator at the Financial Ombudsman Service. There she resolved consumers’ complaints, and gained knowledge about a wide variety of financial products. Before this she studied Law at Nottingham Trent University.
Paul Estlin has over 15 years’ experience in the financial services regulatory arena and has worked in private practice, in house and at the regulator- at Addleshaw Goddard, Eversheds, Shoosmiths and Rosenblatt Solicitors, where Paul headed up the firm’s Financial Services Regulatory practice; in legal and compliance roles at Standard Bank and Barclays Wealth; and at the Financial Services Authority and, before that, the Personal Investment Authority.
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16 May 2017

On 18 April, the FCA published several important documents which, overall, aim to provide greater clarity about how it operates and more transparency about its...

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24 Feb 2017

Do messages sent to an e-banking customer’s mailbox on the bank’s website meet the requirement that information be communicated on a durable medium? David Bowden,...

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11 Jan 2017

Our panel of experts consider what lies ahead for financial services lawyers in 2017. The experts David Troman (DT)—head of financial services at PA Consulting Jane...

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5 Oct 2016

With approximately 93% of adults owning or using a mobile phone in the UK and the introduction of tokenisation services using near-field communication (NFC) technology,...

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28 Sep 2016

Simon Deane-Johns, consultant solicitor and online financial services expert at Keystone Law, explains the necessity of digital identity systems in today’s tech-centric...

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12 Aug 2016

Financial Services analysis: In the aftermath of the Brexit vote, financial services businesses are concerned about the impact the vote to leave the EU will have on...

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14 Apr 2016

Written by Irina Nechifor The Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (Directive (EU) 2015/849) (AMLD4) came into force on 25 June 2015, and the original date for its...

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4 Feb 2016

By Irina Nechifor On 2 February 2016, the EU Commission announced its Action Plan to strengthen the fight against terrorist financing. Following a recent trend of delayed...

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15 Oct 2013

Bitcoin has only existed since 2009 but now plays a role in international trade, so how should lawyers advise a business that wants to use it? Angus McFadyen, a lawyer...

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The FCA's Business Plan 2017/18 and Mission: A clearer path ahead?
Financial Services

On 18 April, the FCA published several important documents which, overall, aim to provide greater clarity about how it operates and more transparency about its...

The criteria of a durable medium (BAWAG PSK Bank für Arbeit und Wirtschaft und Österreichische Postsparkasse AG v Verein für Konsumenteninformation)
Financial Services

Do messages sent to an e-banking customer’s mailbox on the bank’s website meet the requirement that information be communicated on a durable medium? David Bowden,...

Financial Services—looking ahead to 2017
Financial Services

Our panel of experts consider what lies ahead for financial services lawyers in 2017. The experts David Troman (DT)—head of financial services at PA Consulting Jane...

The changing regulation around mobile payments
Financial Services

With approximately 93% of adults owning or using a mobile phone in the UK and the introduction of tokenisation services using near-field communication (NFC) technology,...

The WEF and digital identity systems
Financial Services

Simon Deane-Johns, consultant solicitor and online financial services expert at Keystone Law, explains the necessity of digital identity systems in today’s tech-centric...

Brexit—the making or breaking of UK FinTech?
Financial Services

Financial Services analysis: In the aftermath of the Brexit vote, financial services businesses are concerned about the impact the vote to leave the EU will have on...

Full Speed Ahead on the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive- Lexis®PSL Legal Ease
Financial Services

Written by Irina Nechifor The Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (Directive (EU) 2015/849) (AMLD4) came into force on 25 June 2015, and the original date for its...

Full speed ahead on the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive
Financial Services

By Irina Nechifor On 2 February 2016, the EU Commission announced its Action Plan to strengthen the fight against terrorist financing. Following a recent trend of delayed...

Is a lack of regulation stunting the growth of Bitcoin?
Financial Services

Bitcoin has only existed since 2009 but now plays a role in international trade, so how should lawyers advise a business that wants to use it? Angus McFadyen, a lawyer...

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