Before we can adequately regulate cryptocurrencies and the blockchain we have to work out what they are.
At the beginning of March the FCA published rules on a new directory of financial services personnel in a bid which is intended to boost transparency for the sector. Here’s what it will mean for you and your business.
At the next G20 meeting approaches, Japan are hoping this could be the meeting that starts to make progress on global regulatory fragmentation. As major economies adjust their regulatory approach, this is becoming a major source of risk and expense for financial institutions around the world.
A tax company has warned that many advisers may be ‘sleep walking’ into criminal prosecution if they cannot show that they have taken reasonable precautions to prevent tax evasion from their clients.
At the end of the year the Senior Manager’s Regime will be extended to cover all regulated firms. If firms have been behaving themselves this shouldn’t change much about their regular practices but evidencing compliance could still be a big piece of work and this may have all sorts of unintended consequences.