Fintech and cryptoassets

View Financial Services by content type:

Latest Financial Services News

Featured Financial Services content

Practice notes
The debt sale and purchase market in the UKThe debt sale and purchase market has for some time been very active throughout the UK. It is an important...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
Authorisation of an authorised unit trust (AUT)What is an AUT?A unit trust is a type of collective investment scheme (CIS) in which the assets are...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
BREXIT: As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
UCITS VIUCITS VI describes the European Commission's Consultation on Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities issued 26th...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Andrew Henderson Partner, Eversheds Sutherland LLP 12th Jan
Practice notes
Brexit: As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
Recognised investment exchangesA recognised investment exchange (RIE) is a UK recognised body under Part XVIII of the Financial Services and Markets...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
On 10 June 2015, the Fair and Effective Markets Review (FEMR) published its final report. Running to 106 pages, the report covers a wide range of...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
This Practice Note looks at key aspects of consumer protection within the UK financial services regulatory system. The UK’s regulatory structure,...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
The role of the FCAThe Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) forms part of the regulatory structure for financial services firms. The FCA has a...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS), consisting of the central banks of governors of the so-called G10 countries (Belgium, Canada,...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Morrison & Foerster LLP 12th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note looks at the regulated activity of accepting deposits (often referred to as deposit taking). Accepting deposits is a key hallmark...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
Disciplinary powers of the FCAThe disciplinary powers of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) are found in Part XIV of the Financial Services and...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
Background to the Single RulebookHistorically, the European Commission (Commission) favours using Directives (rather than Regulations) to set out its...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with DLA Piper 12th Jan
Practice notes
The Financial Conduct Authority Handbook (FCA Handbook) includes sourcebooks to regulate the conduct of business by a regulated firm relevant to...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
BREXIT: UK is leaving EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on this Practice Note. For further...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
The roles of nominated officer and money laundering reporting officerA nominated officer is an individual who is nominated by a firm to receive...
Read More >
9th Nov

Most recent Fintech and cryptoassets content

Practice notes
Fintech and the debt capital marketsInnovation and new technologies have had an impact on most industries over the past decade. The evolution of...
Read More >
15th May
Practice notes
The risks of cryptoassets from a financial crime, money laundering and terrorist financing perspectiveWhat are cryptoassets?One of the hurdles in...
Read More >
14th May
Q&As
What is bitcoin?Bitcoin is a digital token that lets you send money to any person in the world to pay for goods and services.It is a transparent,...
Read More >
11th May
Practice notes
Blockchain has erupted into mainstream consciousness with multiple consultations and discussions by regulators underway or completed around the world....
Read More >
Produced in partnership with John Salmon of Hogan Lovells 11th May
Practice notes
This Practice Note is about the UK tax treatment of cryptoassets, which is used in this Practice Note as a generic term for cryptocurrencies, virtual...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Etienne Wong of Old Square Tax Chambers 11th May
Practice notes
Crypto–assets—the basicsIn its simplest form, cryptoassets are a virtual currency which uses encryption to verify transactions denominated in that...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Charlotte Møller of Brown Rudnick LLP and Claude Brown of Reed Smith 11th May
Practice notes
Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Australia; Austria; India; Japan; Liechtenstein; Mexico; Singapore; South...
Read More >
11th May
Practice notes
Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Australia; Belgium; Brazil; China; Denmark; Egypt; Germany; Gibraltar;...
Read More >
11th May
Q&As
The principal UK requirements on anti-money laundering and know your customer checks—usually referred to as customer due diligence or CDD—at present...
Read More >
11th May
Practice notes
What are cryptoassets?One of the hurdles in relation to understanding non-traditional currencies and assets lies in the inconsistent use of language....
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Puesan Lam and Tony Katz of DLA Piper UK LLP 11th May
Practice notes
This Practice Note focuses on the approach of UK and EU regulators and governments to the regulation of cryptoassets and considers the approach taken...
Read More >
11th May
Practice notes
What are cryptoassets?One of the hurdles in relation to understanding non-traditional currencies and assets lies in the inconsistent use of language....
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Puesan Lam and Tony Katz of DLA Piper LLP 11th May
Practice notes
BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
Read More >
11th May
Practice notes
This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to fintech in United Kingdom published as part of the Lexology Getting the Deal Through...
Read More >
6th May
Practice notes
This Practice Note explains open banking and relevant legal and commercial issues. It covers:•Background•The open banking standard•Third party...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Sam Robinson, Duncan Turner and Jon Monks of CMS 28th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to fintech in Germany published as part of the Lexology Getting the Deal Through series...
Read More >
9th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to fintech in South Africa published as part of the Lexology Getting the Deal Through...
Read More >
9th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to fintech in India published as part of the Lexology Getting the Deal Through series by...
Read More >
9th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to fintech in Singapore published as part of the Lexology Getting the Deal Through...
Read More >
9th Apr

Popular documents