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By Claire Massie
Major banks in Australia will be required to give accredited third parties access to data they hold on customers at those customers' request from July 2019 under a new 'open banking' system being introduced in the country.
By Nicholas Bradley
The use of the nerve agent Novichok in a recent attack against Sergei and Yulia Skripal in Salisbury has exposed a gap in coverage in most business interruption (BI) insurance policies ...
By Tom Stocker
The US will re-impose the economic sanctions against Iran that were lifted in 2016, in response to what it has described as "bad faith" by the Middle Eastern state.
By David Heffron, Gayle Bowen, Elizabeth Budd, Ian Warner, David Young
The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (DBEIS) issued a consultation: Limited Partnerships: Reform of Limited Partnership Law [30.04.18] proposing changes to limited...
By David Heffron
UK lenders could develop new online tools to help consumers select the right mortgage product for them, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said.
By Melanie Harwood
The Victorian Budget for 2018/19 confirms the commitment of the state's Labor government to infrastructure, with overall investment in infrastructure over the next four years forecast...
By Alan Sheeley, Michael Pulford
An English court has ordered a wealthy Russian businessman to transfer ownership of a luxury yacht from one of his companies to his ex-wife, in order to satisfy part of their divorce settlement.
By Craig Connal QC
The UK government has announced plans to reform legislation governing the use of Scottish limited partnerships in a bid to stamp out their use as money-laundering vehicles.
Work to develop global guidance which would help insurers to underwrite environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks is now underway.
By Tony Anderson
The European Commission and the UK Treasury have called for the European Central Bank and the Bank of England to set up a working group to examine risk management in the financial services sector as the UK leaves the EU.
By Martin Bishop
Major UK banks have agreed that they are "on a journey to complete digitisation" of their legal functions, but the most advanced legal technologies are among the least adopted to-date...
By Colin Read, Nicholas Bradley, Alexis Roberts
Latest fortnightly round-up of insurance, legal and business developments with analysis and commentary from the insurance team at Pinsent Masons.
By Luke Scanlon
There remains a lack of clarity in the banking sector over the steps institutions must take to comply with regulations when adopting cloud-based services, an expert in financial services and technology law has said.
By Iain Sawers
The EU insurance regulator will focus its harmonisation efforts this year on conduct of business issues and supervision, according to a new report.
An insurer which offered to settle directly with personal injury claimants who had filed notices of their claims on the Road Traffic Accidents Portal must compensate the claimants' solicitors, ...
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