financial services


International law firm to launch its third international office in Madrid

International law firm Pinsent Masons has announced plans to launch its third international office in less than 12 months, with a Madrid presence expected to open in May. The ... Read More
Fidelity Investments

Multinational financial services firm to join the IC3 initiative for CryptoCurrencies & Contracts

Fidelity Labs, the R&D and Innovation unit of Fidelity Investments, is the first in the financial services industry to join faculty members at Cornell University, Cornell Tech, UC Berkeley, ... Read More

Singapore and France bolster FinTech ties with cooperation agreements

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) today signed cooperation agreements with the Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution (ACPR) and the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) of France ... Read More

ASIC cancels the AFS license of Financial Services firms

ASIC has cancelled the Australian financial services (AFS) licences of Rebate Financial Services Pty Ltd and Capstone Capital Pty Ltd for failing to comply with a number of their ... Read More
European Commission

European Commission published consultation on FinTech

Consumer Financial Services Action Plan: Better products and more choice for European consumers The European Commission is today presenting an Action Plan that sets out ways to provide European ... Read More

ASIC permanently bans former financial planner

ASIC has permanently banned Daniel Peter Logan from providing financial services, after finding that he engaged in dishonest conduct and failed to comply with a financial services law. Daniel ... Read More

FCA UK announced appointment of a Non-Executive Director

The appointment, made by HM Treasury, is for an initial three year term starting 1 April 2017. Welcoming the appointment, FCA Chairman John Griffith-Jones said: “One of the FCA’s ... Read More

ASIC: Evaluating distributed ledger technology

ASIC has today released an information sheet on distributed ledger technology (DLT), also known as blockchain technology. Read Information Sheet 219 Evaluating distributed ledger technology (INFO 219). In the ... Read More

The FinTech in Mena region

Fintech (financial technology) is gaining traction globally and has already arrived in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena). Financial technology describes tech-enabled products and services that improve traditional ... Read More
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UK Legal chiefs say the Government should give EU citizens unrestricted access to UK jobs – Brexit

Legal chiefs say the Government should give EU citizens unrestricted access to UK jobs in post-Brexit Britain and claim that British workers do not lose out to EU migrant ... Read More
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