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Gift Or Loan: Helping Offspring Onto The Housing Ladder
Taking the first step on the housing ladder has become a daunting prospect for the younger generation.
UK
10 Sep 2019
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Are You SMCR Ready? Your 10-Point HR Guide On The New Senior Managers And Certification Regime
The Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR) comes into force on 9 December 2019 for all Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)-regulated asset management firms, replacing the old Approved Persons Regime.
UK
14 Aug 2019
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HMRC's Preferential Status In Insolvencies – Five Key Points
Despite significant concerns raised as to the impact on lending and on recoveries for unsecured creditors in insolvency, including from lenders and R3, the trade body for insolvency professionals...
UK
19 Jul 2019
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Regulatory References: What's New Under Senior Manager And Certification Regime?
As the date draws closer for implementation of the Senior Manager and Certification Regime (SMCR) across asset management firms ...
UK
18 Feb 2019
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Regulation Of Cryptoassets: Stifling Innovation Or A Catalyst For Growth?
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) recently launched a consultation on its proposed guidance on cryptoassets (CP19/3) which can be read in full here.
UK
15 Feb 2019
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Cryptoasset Taskforce Announces Consultations On New Regulatory Framework
The UK's Cryptoasset Taskforce, launched by the Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond in March this year to "help the UK to manage the risks around crypto assets
UK
16 Nov 2018
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Upping The 'Anti' On Anti-Assignment Clauses In Business Contracts?
On 31st October 2018, The Business Contract Terms (Assignment of Receivables) Regulations 2018 ("the Regulations") were approved by both the House of Commons and the House of Lords.
UK
16 Nov 2018
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Scotland In 2050: Rural And Agriculture – Navigating Uncertainties To Realise Opportunities
To coincide with its 250th anniversary, Shepherd and Wedderburn commissioned the University of Strathclyde's Fraser of Allander Institute to consider the future challenges and, more importantly, opportunities...
UK
30 Oct 2018
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Scotland In 2050: Financial Services - Financial Innovation For The Future
The Scottish financial sector has always punched above its weight due, in large part, to its appetite for innovation and sharp business acumen, which it has successfully exported around the globe.
UK
29 Oct 2018
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Comment On Sentencing Remarks In The Euribor Prosecution
In July 2018, Christian Bittar and Phillipe Moryoussef were sentenced to imprisonment for five years, four months and eight years respectively.
UK
1 Oct 2018
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Privatizing Personal Identity – Part Five – The Time To Start Is Now
In the last in a series of articles, economist Eben Wilson (St Andrews) proposes that the time to seek legislation that privatises personal identity is now.
UK
24 Jul 2018
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Distributed Ledger Technology: A Regulatory Conundrum
Europe already having introduced rules on the use of distributed ledger technology, we consider whether others will follow suit.
European Union
5 Mar 2018
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The CMA's Investment Consultancy Investigation: Different Market, Similar Issues…
Market investigations are a special tool available to the CMA under the Enterprise Act 2002 (the EA 02), which allow the CMA to look in a wide-ranging way at how well competition is working in a particular market...
UK
17 Nov 2017
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