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Victims of a failed unauthorised collective investment scheme (UCIS) can expect to receive about 40% of their investment back after the regulator secured two final confiscation orders from some of the major players in the scheme. 26 May 2017
ANALYSIS: Banks will welcome the clearer guidance recently provided by the European Banking Authority (EBA) on the level of oversight that they need to have over their cloud providers' subcontracting arrangements. 26 May 2017
There are many arrangements that may be used to set up a collective investment scheme, but only certain ones can be used if that scheme is to be authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
On 1 April 2015, UK financial regulators the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) gained new competition law powers, which they can exercise concurrently with the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).
Collective redress schemes, often referred to as 'compensation schemes', offer businesses an alternative means of righting wrongs committed against a particular class of individuals or customers quickly and economically. They have broad, cross-sector appeal....
Financial regulators have been using attestations for a number of years to obtain personal commitments from named individuals about a particular state of affairs at their firms. However, recent moves by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Prudential...
UK banking regulation is undergoing significant changes which will affect UK banks and foreign banks operating in the UK.
This is one of a series of guides on issues connected to ring-fencing and banking reform faced by banks. Other guides cover issues such as tax, real estate, employment, pensions, litigation and competition considerations.
Businesses developing financial technology (fintech) products and services have been given the opportunity to operate under a light-touch regulatory regime in Dubai by the city state's financial services regulator. 26 May 2017
Not every over-the-counter (OTC) traded financial instrument will be subject to tougher transparency and transaction reporting requirements, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has confirmed. 25 May 2017
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