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Suitability

Vulnerable customers and Libor - Q&A with an expert

In this article Compliance Matters speaks to Howard Taylor, a senior regulatory and compliance consultant who works for Capco, the technology and management consultancy, about two topical subjects in the wealth ...

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Anti-Corruption

PEPwatch: President of Cyprus

Nicos Anastasiades, the President of Cyprus since 2013, has been linked to the Magnitsky scandal, the largest tax fraud in Russian history, in yet another round of disclosures from Global Witness, the Investigat...

Latest News

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Cross Border

Luxembourg regulator opens e-desk portal for Brexit

Firms and investment funds that wish to benefit from the 12-month transitional regime of Luxembourg's Brexit laws are required to notify the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier no later than 15 Septe...

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Regulation of Products

FCA delving into Burford affair

Woodford-held Burford Capital has been in the news since US hedge fund Muddy Waters called it 'an accounting fiasco that's potentially insolvent' and caused its stock to crash in value. The Financial Services Au...

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Client Reporting

SFC calls for client asset acknowledgement letters

The Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong has decided to require to safeguard clients' assets from sharp practice by forcing firms to sign 'client asset acknowledgement letters' with intermediaries....

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Regulation of Products

More delays for PSD2 deadline

The European Union's second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) and the related regulatory technical standards set 14 September as the deadline for the mandatory adoption by banks and other payment service provide...