In our latest article, first published in the October 2021 edition of Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, our payments regulation experts Mark Simpson and Julian Hui report on Ipagoo and highlight some issues for practitioners.
Five months after it was commissioned, and just three months after the call for input, the FCA has published the final report from the Woolard Review into change and innovation in the unsecured credit market.
In its first enforcement action for a breach of the Short Selling Regulation (SSR), the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has imposed a fine of £873,118 on Asia Research and Capital Management Ltd (ARCM). The fine relates to ARCM’s failure to notify the FCA and to disclose to the public its net short position in Premier Oil plc, as required under the SSR. In our latest briefing, we explore the nature of ARCM’s breaches leading to the enforcement action, and discuss key learning points for firms going forward.
The UK’s JMLSG has published new sectoral guidance on how cryptoasset businesses should manage money laundering risk.