With fintech becoming such a fast-moving and increasingly regulated space, we have created a timeline of key UK and EU regulatory milestones to watch out for over the coming months and years.

October 2017

November 2017

December 2017

Q1 2018

Q2 2018

2020 onwards

  • By Jun 2020: All EU member states to have assigned the 700MHz band to mobile operators and made available for wireless broadband
  • By 2020: Enhanced functionality to Bank of England Real-Time Gross Settlement to be mostly operational (including interoperability with distributed ledger technology)
  • 2020: EU introduction of 5G