Capital.com has received approval from the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and is now regulated under the FCA’s code of practice and ethics for firms offering financial services.
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Carey Olsen teams up with Global Legal Insight on first edition of Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Regulation
A cross-jurisdictional team of lawyers from Carey Olsen have contributed to Global Legal Insight's first edition of Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Regulation.
SCM Direct has called out the FCA for failing to enforce legally required cost transparency regulation under MiFID II, which was passed in April 2014 and came into force on 3 January 2018.
EFAMA, the European Fund and Asset Management Association, has called on the European Commission to postpone the UCITS exemption within the PRIIPS regulation, following a letter issued yesterday by the European Supervisory Authorities (ESMA, EIOPA and BA).
PIMFA, a wealth management and financial advice association, has welcomes the FCA’s decision to further investigate industry concerns about the operation of the PRIIPs regime since its implementation in January 2018.
Global professional services firm, PwC has acquired KYC-Pro, a regtech solution, from boutique financial services compliance firm, FSCom Limited, for an undisclosed amount.
A new piece of legislation introducing lasting powers of attorney (LPAs) to Jersey is a welcome addition to the Island’s legal framework, according to a lawyer at Bedell Cristin.
Last week saw the publication of the UK’s HM Treasury report on crypto assets, with Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP, Chair of the Treasury Committee, commenting that crypto assets exist in the ‘wild west’.
IronX, a new Crypto Exchange joint venture between global online broker IronFX Group and EmurgoHK, creator of the Cardano blockchain, has been awarded full regulatory licence approval by the Estonian Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU).
‘Wild West’ crypto-assets should be regulated according to the UK Treasury Committee which has published a unanimously-agreed report on crypto-assets for its Digital Currencies inquiry.