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  • CRYPTOCURRENCIES AND ICOS: AN INTRODUCTORY Q&A

    CRYPTOCURRENCIES AND ICOS: AN INTRODUCTORY Q&A

    Published: 31 Jan 2018

    What is an ICO? When a company wants to raise money it may issue shares or debt, both being bought by investors with the relevant currency, for example GBP, Euro or USD.  Issues of shares and debt in the UK are regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (the “FCA”). Similarly, a fund manager may issue shares to raise money to invest in a fund which trades a particular investment strateg...

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  • Legal Shorts 12.01.18 including New FCA transaction reporting instrument reference data errors and omissions form

    Legal Shorts 12.01.18 including New FCA transaction reporting instrument reference data errors and omissions form

    Published: 12 Jan 2018

    Welcome to Legal Shorts, a short briefing on some of the week’s developments in the financial services industry. If you would like to discuss any of the points we raise below, please contact me or one of our other lawyers.  Claire Cummings 020 7585 1406 claire.cummings@cummingslaw.com www.cummingslaw.com New FCA transaction reporting instrument reference data errors and omissions fo...

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  • Legal Shorts 05.01.18 including MiFID II: FCA publishes general guidance on authorisation

    Legal Shorts 05.01.18 including MiFID II: FCA publishes general guidance on authorisation

    Published: 05 Jan 2018

    Welcome to Legal Shorts, a short briefing on some of the week’s developments in the financial services industry. If you would like to discuss any of the points we raise below, please contact me or one of our other lawyers.  Claire Cummings 020 7585 1406 claire.cummings@cummingslaw.com  www.cummingslaw.com MiFID II: FCA publishes general guidance on authorisation The FCA has p...

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  • Legal Shorts 15.12.17 including MiFID II: FCA publishes letter on payment for order flow

    Legal Shorts 15.12.17 including MiFID II: FCA publishes letter on payment for order flow

    Published: 15 Dec 2017

    Welcome to Legal Shorts, a short briefing on some of the week’s developments in the financial services industry. If you would like to discuss any of the points we raise below, please contact me or one of our other lawyers.  Claire Cummings 020 7585 1406 claire.cummings@cummingslaw.com www.cummingslaw.com ________________________________________ MiFID II: FCA publishes letter on paym...

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  • Legal Shorts 08.12.17 including HM Treasury report on UK’s renewed investment management strategy

    Legal Shorts 08.12.17 including HM Treasury report on UK’s renewed investment management strategy

    Published: 08 Dec 2017

    Welcome to Legal Shorts, a short briefing on some of the week’s developments in the financial services industry. If you would like to discuss any of the points we raise below, please contact me or one of our other lawyers.  Claire Cummings 020 7585 1406 claire.cummings@cummingslaw.com www.cummingslaw.com ________________________________________ HM Treasury report on UK’s renewed in...

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  • Legal Shorts 17.11.17 including MiFID II Event and MiFID II: ESMA clarifies trading obligation for shares

    Legal Shorts 17.11.17 including MiFID II Event and MiFID II: ESMA clarifies trading obligation for shares

    Published: 17 Nov 2017

    Welcome to Legal Shorts, a short briefing on some of the week’s developments in the financial services industry. If you would like to discuss any of the points we raise below, please contact me or one of our other lawyers.  Claire Cummings 020 7585 1406 claire.cummings@cummingslaw.com www.cummingslaw.com ________________________________________ MiFID II Event Claire Cummings wil...

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  • Legal Shorts 10.11.17 including MiFID II Event and MiFID II: FCA guidance on trading venue notifications

    Legal Shorts 10.11.17 including MiFID II Event and MiFID II: FCA guidance on trading venue notifications

    Published: 10 Nov 2017

    Trouble viewing this email? Read it online Welcome to Legal Shorts, a short briefing on some of the week’s developments in the financial services industry. If you would like to discuss any of the points we raise below, please contact me or one of our other lawyers.   Claire Cummings 020 7585 1406 claire.cummings@cummingslaw.com www.cummingslaw.com MiFID II Event Clair...

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  • Legal Shorts 03.11.17 including GDPR Podcast and AIFMs within the scope of MiFID II

    Legal Shorts 03.11.17 including GDPR Podcast and AIFMs within the scope of MiFID II

    Published: 03 Nov 2017

    Welcome to Legal Shorts, a short briefing on some of the week’s developments in the financial services industry. If you would like to discuss any of the points we raise below, please contact me or one of our other lawyers.  Claire Cummings 020 7585 1406 claire.cummings@cummingslaw.com www.cummingslaw.com ________________________________________ GDPR Podcast A podcast of our webi...

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