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Buy-now-pay-later: what do I need to know?

European Union, United Kingdom - September 2 2022 Buy now, pay later (BNPL) is point-of-sale finance that allows consumers to spread payments for single purchases over a few installments. It is…

Adam Dubin, Jeffrey L. Hare, Aline Kiers, Declan McBride

The FCA's new consumer duty: shifting the mindset

United Kingdom - August 15 2022 The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has now published its final rules and guidance on its new Consumer Duty (PS22/9 and FG22/5). The Consumer Duty…

Shabaz Ahmed, Antony Hainsworth, Tony Katz, Puesan Lam, Pragesh Sivaguru

Exchange - International Issue 48 - July 2022

Brazil, European Union, United Kingdom, USA - July 1 2022 On 4 April 2022, Her Majesty's Treasury (the Treasury) published its response (the Response) to its consultation and call for evidence on the UK's…

Martin Christian Kruhl, Ph.D., Fabrice Armand, Andreea Badea, Dr. Gunne W. Bähr, Pierre Berger, Sidney Burke, Harris Chan, Miroslav Dubovský, Mary Dunbar, Xavier Guzman, Jeffrey L. Hare, Paul Hopman, Martin Jamieson, Tony Katz, Paul Latto, Paul Lee, Vincenzo La Malfa, Laurent Massinon, Michael McKee, Paul McViety, Deborah R. Meshulam, Sam Millar, András Nemescsói, Samantha O'Brien, Isabelle Ord, Agostino Papa, Bradley E. Phipps, Catherine Pogorzelski, João Costa Quinta, John D. Reiss, Eva Skottke, Christopher N. Steelman, Alf-Peter Svensson, Camilla Julie Wollan, Jasna Zwitter-Tehovnik

Buy Now, Pay Later: Next steps towards regulation

United Kingdom - June 27 2022 The government has published its response to its consultation on the regulation of buy now pay later (BNPL) and short-term interest-free-credit…

Lewis Baxter, Leontia McArdle

UK commits to ‘modernising’ consumer credit laws

United Kingdom - June 17 2022 On 16 June 2022, the Government unveiled a series of plans to modernise the Consumer Credit Act (the Act). The proposed reform builds upon the…