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Are cryptoassets a type of property? This seems like a relatively straightforward question but for something that is very cutting edge, this question takes us back to some longstanding legal principle...
Author(s): Claire Harrop, Emma Probyn, Claudia Rugue
In April 2022, in the response to its consultation on regulatory approach to, among other things, distributed ledger technology (DLT) in financial markets, HM Treasury (HMT) confirmed that it would de...
Author(s): Claire Harrop, Claudia Rugue
In the very last days before the Parliamentary summer recess, the UK Government introduced the Financial Services and Markets Bill 2022 for its first and second reading. Whilst the Bill contains propo...
Author(s): James Smethurst, Melanie Fitzsimons, Claudia Rugue
The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has, rather grandly, set out its vision for the future of the monetary system in its recent annual economic report. Its vision is remarkably similar to a l...
Author(s): Cyrus Pocha, Craig Dewar, Claudia Rugue, Bhavya Sharma
Wholesale Markets Review: an enhanced, tailor-made regime for UK markets
Tax matters: UK Spring Budget 2021 podcast
Memorandum of understanding on financial services: A stepping stone to ensuring equivalence?
Post Brexit - What next for financial services
US Executive Order Prohibiting US Investment in Chinese Companies: Key Takeaways
Financial holding companies are now regulated in China
UK equivalence decisions for financial services