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The impact of the Bitfinex hack on cryptocurrencies

In August, Bitfinex – one of the world's largest digital currency exchanges – was subjected to a hack resulting in the theft of nearly £60m worth of bitcoin. We explain the impact.
27 October 2016

Fighting cyber threats: G7 Cyber Expert Group publishes fundamental principles

The G7 Cyber Expert Group has published its fundamental elements of cyber security for the financial sector.
21 October 2016

Regulatory references: making informed decisions on recruitment

In September 2016 the PRA and FCA published a final set of rules on regulatory references, following a consultation launched in October 2015. The new rules come into force on 7 March 2017.
14 October 2016

IFRS 16 – avoid borrower defaults

Borrower debt levels are to increase following a change in accounting standards. What should lenders be doing now to avoid Events of Default being inadvertently triggered under facility agreements?
15 September 2016

The Insurance Distribution Directive: an overview of EIOPA's technical advice

The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority's technical advice provides pointers to likely upcoming changes affecting insurers and distributors of insurance products.
31 August 2016

Stay of proceedings allows dispute to be brought before Financial Ombudsman Service

The claimants were granted a stay of proceedings to allow them to bring their dispute with two defendant banks before the Financial Ombudsman Service.
31 August 2016

FCA publishes findings following its RegTech Call for Input

We take a look at the FCA’s responses, its ambitions for the sector and how these reflect the issues raised during its Call for Input.
26 July 2016

The Supreme Court clarifies when lying to an insurer will invalidate insurance claims

The Supreme Court has held that 'collateral' lies told to an insurer in support of a policy claim will not prevent recovery where the lies are immaterial to the insured's right to recover.
25 July 2016

Fintech Horizons - July 2016

This edition of our Fintech briefing looks at the impact of the UK's decision to leave the European Union. 
20 July 2016

What next for Interest Rate Hedging Products and mis-selling?

Businesses which purchased interest rate hedging products (IRHPs) to protect themselves against the threat of interest rate rises are now arguing that the products were mis-sold.
15 June 2016


The Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 2010

The Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 2010 will come into force in August 2016. The purpose is to aid claimants in procuring recoveries from insurers of insolvent defendants.
03 June 2016


Tackling cyber-crime and promoting innovation

We outline the latest initiatives within FinTech and Financial Services, which seek to strengthen the UK’s strategy in identifying and managing the threat of cyber-crime.
11 May 2016

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