This important book analyses recurring issues within financial services regulation relevant to the use of technology, at a time when competition is moving towards greater use of technology in the financial services sector. Iain Sheridan assumes no advanced knowledge of computers and related technology topics, but where necessary encapsulates the essential aspects to offer a comprehensive yet accessible guide to the regulation of finance and technology.
The rise of Fintech and crypto-assets in the payments sector presents new opportunities and challenges for firms, regulators and policymakers, and the law is continually changing to keep pace with these developments. This book provides an overview and practical examination of key areas of payments law and regulation in the EU and UK, as well as introductions to analogous legal regimes in the United States, Hong Kong, Singapore and sub-Saharan Africa.
This timely book offers a comprehensive study of the mechanism that gives effect to foreign bank resolution actions. In particular, it focuses on how the legal framework for the recognition of foreign bank resolution actions should be structured and proposes detailed legal principles on which effective frameworks should be based.