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Distributed ledger technology: A regulatory conundrum

European Union, United Kingdom - March 2 2018 An increasing awareness among financial regulators of the benefits and risks of distributed ledger technology, such as the blockchain which underpins…

Peter Alderdice

Scottish receivables transfer and moveable securities to be reformed?

United Kingdom - December 20 2017 On 19 December 2017 the Scottish Law Commission issued its much anticipated Report on Moveable Transactions. The Commission is suggesting (a) that…

Neil Campbell, Andrew Kinnes

Vive la (Counterpart) Révolution

United Kingdom - August 23 2017 It is just over two years since the Legal Writings (Counterparts and Delivery) (Scotland) Act 2015 brought counterpart execution to Scots law. With…

Neil Campbell, Neil Cowan

Consultation on finance law reform in Scotland

United Kingdom - August 4 2017 Lenders, borrowers and solicitors will know that taking fixed security over moveable assets in Scotland (whether vehicles, stock or company shares) as…

Neil Campbell, Andrew Kinnes

HM Treasury publishes feedback on UK’s proposed implementation of PSD2

European Union, United Kingdom - July 24 2017 The European Union's second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) came into force on 13 January 2016 and Member States have until 13 January 2018 to…

Peter Alderdice