Fintech and crypto-assets

Fintech and crypto-assets guidance:

Automated financial product advisers or robo-advisers are automated computer systems that provide financial planning services with little or no human intervention. They...

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Blockchain has erupted into mainstream consciousness with multiple consultations and discussions by regulators underway or completed around the world. Significant...

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This Practice Note is aimed primarily at established financial institutions and early stage fintechs wanting to partner in respect of fintech solutions. It covers: • What...

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What are crypto-assets? One of the hurdles in relation to understanding non-traditional currencies and assets lies in the inconsistent use of language. Regulators and tax...

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Crypto–assets—the basics In its simplest form, crypto-assets are a virtual currency which uses encryption to verify transactions denominated in that currency. Payments...

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What are crypto-assets? One of the hurdles in relation to understanding non-traditional currencies and assets lies in the inconsistent use of language. Regulators and tax...

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This year’s annual round-up reviews some of the most significant 2017 developments relating to the regulation financial innovations (Fintech) and cryptocurrencies and...

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This Practice Note considers IP issues specifically in relation to fintech. It covers: • Fintech and intangible assets • Fintech IP strategy • Patents • Copyright • Open...

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BREXIT: The UK is leaving the EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on this Practice Note. For guidance, see...

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Click here to download the latest Fintech 2019 report, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are...

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Click here to download the latest Fintech report 2020, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are covered in this...

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This Practice Note explains open banking and relevant legal and commercial issues. It covers: • Background • The open banking standard • Third party providers and...

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What are crypto-assets? One of the hurdles in relation to understanding non-traditional currencies and assets lies in the inconsistent use of language. Regulators and tax...

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This Practice Note considers the following aspects of the technology that has become known as ‘regtech’: • What is regtech? • The FCA’s approach • FCA tech sprints •...

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A distributed ledger is a database that can securely record financial, physical or electronic assets for sharing across a network through entirely transparent updates of...

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STOP PRESS: On 1 November 2019, HM Revenue & Customs published guidance for companies and businesses on how tax transactions involving crypto-asset exchange tokens will...

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