FCA reveals hopes for robo-advice unit

The Advice Unit was announced in the Financial Advice Market Review report and will focus on helping firms develop fully or partly automated online services and other models that use technology to deliver lower cost advice.


FCA bans two individuals for lack of integrity

These two individuals misused pension funds, endangering the retirement incomes of hundreds of people. While further investigations continue, the FCA considers it necessary to prohibit them to help protect consumers.


PwC Legal advise management as part of €470m Eden Springs sale

The PwC Legal team was led by corporate partners Peter Workman and Oliver Williams, assisted by Laura Peachy and Alec Gosiewski, together with other colleagues from across the firm. Linklaters acted for Rhone Capital and White and Case acted for Cott Beve


European Union: ESMA Blockchain Regulation

The ESMA indicated that the responses will help it assess the opportunities and challenges posed by blockchain technology from a regulatory standpoint and form an opinion on whether a specific regulatory response to the use of this technology in securitie