• Unlocking the blockchain: Digitizing the energy value chain - Chapter 4

    This chapter examines how digitizing the energy value chain through the use of blockchain and other DLT has the potential to revolutionize the energy industry, from the way energy is traded and distributed, to the way the market is regulated and how business relationships grow.

    March 07, 2018

  • Pensions briefing - RPI and CPI - 12 things you should know

    Legislation requires that preserved benefits held by deferred members of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes who left pensionable service on or after 1 January 1991 must be revalued to offset the effects of inflation between the date the member leaves service and the date he draws his pension. This is known as revaluation.

    February 27, 2018

  • Global asset management quarterly

    This publication highlights key developments that will be of interest to and affect our asset management clients, including market trends and developments in tax and buy-side regulation globally.

    February 21, 2018

  • Essential Pensions News

    This edition of Essential Pensions News covers the latest pensions developments in January and February 2018

    January 30, 2018

  • Driving forward innovation through blockchain in 2018

    For the insurance market, there has arguably been no greater potential for growth and innovation in recent years than that provided by blockchain, or distributed ledger technology.

    January 30, 2018

  • The PRA consults on its position regarding international bank authorisations

    International banks can operate in the United Kingdom (UK) either as subsidiaries or branches . Data from the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) currently shows that there are 160 branches of international banks operating in the UK, of which 77 are from European Economic Area (EEA) banks operating under passporting arrangements.

    January 25, 2018

  • Pensions briefing - New money laundering record-keeping and registration requirements

    New anti-money laundering legislation has recently come into force, as set out in our update for November 2017. This legislation applies to occupational pension schemes and the trustees of those schemes. Trustees may, therefore, need to take action to ensure the relevant requirements are being met.

    January 23, 2018

  • Benchmarks Regulation: has it flown under your radar?

    This year the buy-side regulatory headlines have been dominated by the EU’s Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II, Brexit and the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) asset management market study. As 2018 approaches, there is another significant regulatory development on the horizon that asset managers would be ill advised to ignore. This is the EU Benchmarks Regulation.

    January 22, 2018

  • Regulatory compliance consulting

    Continued scrutiny by authorities, enforcement actions and complex regulatory developments are at the forefront of the challenges facing all financial institutions businesses today.

    January 12, 2018

  • Essential Pensions News

    Essential Pensions News covers the latest pensions developments each month

    December 13, 2017

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