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What's the point of a written signature?

Signing contracts is pretty clunky. With fax machines relegated to basements and smart phones taking over the world, are e-signatures seeing an increasing (re)rise to prominence?
10 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

GC/Heads of Legal and the Senior Managers Regime: FCA discussion paper – DP16/4

How will the FCA’s discussion paper impact the role of the General Counsel/Head of Legal? 
02 November 2016


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

Are you ready for the rise of RegTech innovation?

The rise of RegTech solutions to simplify regulatory compliance continues unabated, but are product providers and regulated firms ready for the practical and legal challenges ahead?
20 October 2016

Fintech Horizons - August 2016

In this issue: key themes from the smart contracts templates summit; an introduction to smart contracts; EBA issues fresh opinion on commission proposals to regulate virtual currencies.
31 August 2016

Key themes from the R3 summit on smart contract templates

Adrian Shedden reports on the challenges and opportunities discussed at the roundtable summit on smart contract templates, which Burges Salmon Fintech was invited to in June.
31 August 2016

European Banking Authority issues its opinion on virtual currency regulation

The EBA has issued an opinion on the EU Commission’s proposal to bring virtual currencies into the scope of the 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive and set out a number of recommendations.
30 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

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

The impact of Brexit on fintech in the UK

We consider the possible future of the UK’s thriving fintech scene, and how it may develop post-Brexit.
13 July 2016
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