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Distributed ledger technology: FCA publishes Discussion Paper

The regulator's Discussion Paper on distributed ledger technology shows its commitment to better engage with UK fintech and highlights some key issues in the technology's development.
30 May 2017

ECON reports on fintech and the future of financial services

We consider the European Parliament's report, 'FinTech: the influence of technology on the future of the financial sector'.
17 May 2017

FCA delivers speech on cyber-security in the financial sector

In the wake of the recent WannaCry attack, we examine a speech by the FCA on the threat of cyber-attacks in the financial services sector and what businesses can do to manage them.
17 May 2017

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Burges Salmon advises Japan's largest bank on £55m renewables refinancing

Banking and renewables sector experts from Burges Salmon have advised MUFG's core banking unit, the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. on the refinancing of Twin Rivers Wind Farm Limited.
21 April 2017

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Burges Salmon advises HSBC on Safestay hostel transaction

The firm has advised HSBC on a debt restructuring and refinancing agreement.
04 April 2017

HM Treasury consults on PSD2 implementation – a test case for post-Brexit legislation?

PSD2 is one of few legislative acts that is ahead of current practices. We look at how HM Treasury's proposals sit with existing payments legislation.
14 February 2017

A new challenge to contractual estoppel in bank mis-selling cases?

Dispute Resolution Festive Forecast: today, we look at two recent Court of Appeal judgments providing grounds for further claimant creativity in mis-selling cases.
16 December 2016

Are smart contracts a real thing yet?

An update from the second R3CEV smart contracts template summit.
08 December 2016

Smart communication and treating customers fairly

FS16/10 shows that treating customers fairly is a major focus for the FCA. What is it, and what does it mean for smart communication?
08 December 2016

FCA confirms the first 24 business-cohort in the Regulatory Sandbox

Four months after the 8 July deadline for applications, the FCA has announced the lucky winners due to start testing as the first cohort of the Regulatory Sandbox.
11 November 2016

Beware of your intentions when declaring dividends

In BTI 2014 LLC v. Sequana SA & Others [2016], the High Court has held that a dividend can be challenged as a transaction defrauding creditors under section 423 of the Insolvency Act 1986.
11 November 2016

FCA continues enforcement trend in consumer credit sector

FCA bans director of consumer credit firm lender for the first time – is this the beginning of a wider campaign against consumer credit businesses perceived as risky?
10 November 2016
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