Can Advisers Keep Up With New Financial Regulations?

Advisers need respite from new regulation The Financial Conduct Authority is walking a “tight rope” balancing between a minimum standard of compliance and promoting competition in the market but advisers must now be allowed respite from new regulation, a...

Regulating The Crowdfunding Market

Stronger Regulation Needed for the Crowdfunding Market The international crowdfunding market has seen incredible growth over the last seven years. In fact, in 2010 the overall funding raised via this method hadn’t even hit the $1 billion mark, and in the seven years...

An Overview of the EU’s Latest Financial Regulations

Regulation Round-Up The month of May saw a swathe of new financial regulations published by ESMA as well as many European National Competent Authorities. This roundup, sourced from Proskauer, will help you get to terms with the most significant of these new...

MiFID II, Crypto Assets and the Cryptocurrency Market

MiFID II, Crypto Assets and the Cryptocurrency Market In December of 2017, Bitcoin made international headlines after its value skyrocketed to just under 15,000 GBP per bitcoin. The rate of growth which Bitcoin exhibited throughout 2017, as well as in the years prior,...

ESMA’s Approach to a No-Deal Brexit

How will ESMA respond to a no-deal Brexit? In recent months, the political landscapes of both Britain and mainland Europe have been dominated by talks of Brexit. Perhaps more than any other event in recent history, Brexit will seriously impact the state of markets...