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United Kingdom: Treasury proposes to regulate BNPL market

United Kingdom - November 16 2021 On 21 October 2021 HM Treasury (HMT) published its much-anticipated consultation on the regulation of buy-now-pay-later (BNPL) products. The…

Kimberly Everitt, Ben Thatcher

Compliance Officer Bulletin: Financial crime update

United Kingdom, USA - November 9 2021 Financial crime remains at the top of the regulatory agenda across the globe. As responses to the pandemic stabilise, and following some high-profile…

Philip Annett, Kimberly Everitt, Henry Garfield, Terence Gilroy, Paul Glass, Amy J. Greer, Jennifer L. Klass, Charles M. Thomson

Recent High Court Judgment on Safeguarded Funds under the EMRs

United Kingdom - November 3 2021 The High Court, in its recent judgment In the matter of ipagoo LLP (in administration) [2021] EWHC 2163 (Ch) (Ipagoo), has determined that no…

Kimberly Everitt, Julian Hui

FCA and PRA call on Trade Finance Firm CEOs to improve prudential and financial crime controls in trade finance

United Kingdom - October 1 2021 On 9 September the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA“) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (“PRA“) published a letter to bank CEOs with the…

Sven Bates

Multijurisdiction: Bite-size Briefings - Cryptoasset regulation

Global - August 27 2021 While each jurisdiction follows its own approach taking into account its existing regulatory frameworks and risk appetites for customer protection and…

Yong Sek Cheong, Jennifer Connors, Aaron Dauber, Kimberly Everitt, Samuel G. Kramer, Stephanie Magnus, Karen H.Y. Man, Kullarat Phongsathaporn