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Regulation of banking should be activity not institutions-based to account for digitisation, says trade body

The digitisation of banking and the entrance into market of technology companies, retailers, new 'challenger' banks and other payment service providers calls for a rethink of the way banking is regulated, a UK banking industry body has said. 25 Mar 2015

FCA to study how insurers use 'big data'

The way in which insurers use data to understand customer behaviours and trends is to be scrutinised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the regulator has announced. 24 Mar 2015

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