Mondaq Europe: Technology
Pinsent Masons LLP
The European Banking Authority's (EBA's) new fintech roadmap lacks urgency, an expert in financial services and technology law has said.
The European Commission's FinTech Action Plan, published today, represents a significant milestone in the development of EU financial services (FS) policy.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
With credit institutions still reluctant to provide financing to start-ups, many companies are looking for new ways to raise funds.
Jones Day
On January 23, the ANSSI stated (source document in French) that it will focus throughout 2018 on reinforcing European digital security and supporting the European Union's ...
Jones Day
In January, ANSSI warned that specific threats known as "Meltdown" and "Spectre" (source document in French) may give unauthorized access to protected information.
Jones Day
On January 17, the French Network and Information Security Agency ("ANSSI") and the Prudential Supervisory Authority ("ACPR") signed a letter of intent (source document in French) ...
European Commission Announces Proposals in Fintech Action Plan
KPMG Luxembourg
The newness of digital-age fintech seems to have worn off. There is less surprise at the concept of online-only banks, less indignation at robots giving investment advice ...
Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates
The aim of this banking consortium is to develop a tailored blockchain payment solution for inter-bank transactions.
Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates
There are various possibilities which Maltese insurance companies could explore, as we shall highlight below.
Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates
The current payment infrastructure is mostly based on messages and relies on exchange of files between multiple parties.
Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates
Blockchain technology has transformed from a popular buzzword to a technology that is in the process of revamping a wide range of operational and business processes within the financial service industry.
Clyde & Co
On March 15, 2018, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) released a joint Technical Alert on Russian government cyber activity targeting...
Baker & McKenzie
While other regulators are still in "wait and see" mode, on 16 February 2018, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA published guidelines on initial coin offerings (ICOs)...
Pinsent Masons LLP
Initial coin offerings (ICOs) do not pose a current risk to financial stability, Mark Carney has said in a letter to senior officials at the world's biggest economies.
Kemp IT Law
In this Vlog we look at the GDPR's approach to personal data breaches. A personal data breach is a breach of security leading to the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure of, or access to, personal data.
As we celebrate International Women's Day, the Deloitte EMEA Women in Cyber team are proud of the steps we are taking to make gender parity a core part of the cyber security industry agenda.
Despite the red weather warning from Storm Emma, a group of cyber security leaders and start-ups gathered to a roundtable evening amidst the snowy scenes.
Gowling WLG
In August 2017, the Department for Digital, Cultural, Media and Sport issued a public consultation on its plans to implement the Network and Information Systems Directive into UK legislation by 9 May 2018.
Reed Smith
In a speech given on Friday 2nd March, the governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, said that cryptocurrencies are "failing" as a form of money.
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Prager Dreifuss
Be it in the Zug "Crypto Valley" or elsewhere, various large-scale Initial Coin Offerings or ICOs have recently been conducted in or from Switzerland. ICOs are a new instrument of raising capital...
With the growing universe of blockchain based systems and applications, legal questions associated with this technology emerge and require consideration (ideally) before substantial sums are invested.
Pinsent Masons LLP
The policy forms part of a formal risk management and governance framework for algorithmic trading, published by the PRA for consultation.
Pinsent Masons LLP
The FCA's new webpage contains its ideas for a global sandbox [14.02.02]. Its current sandbox only allows firms to test their ideas in the UK.
PrimeTax AG
In addition to regulatory challenges, aiming to limit the risk of fraud, a TGE also leads to new tax related questions.
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
When defining the remuneration mechanism, it should be taken into account that in a BIM project, additional BIM-specific services must be provided.
Mamo TCV Advocates
The Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services, Digital Economy and Innovation has issued a public consultation document on the establishment of an Authority to be known as the Malta Digital Innovation Authority ...
5th Money Laundering Directive – The European Union's regulatory gaze begins to shift towards crypto-currency exchanges and custodian wallet providers
Pinsent Masons LLP
The European Commission has outlined a high level vision for a future EU-wide 'open banking' system.
Baker & McKenzie
Financial data is one of the most attractive data sets for hackers, so financial institutions are at a high risk of being attacked. The consequences of an attack can be severe.
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