New anti-money laundering regime

New anti-money laundering regime

Businesses need to prepare themselves now for the implementation of the new EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive (the Directive). The Directive is scheduled to come into force in July 2017, but there are proposals to accelerate the implementation date to 1 January 2017.  HM Treasury has issued a consultation on the ... Read More »

What Is Blockchain? Why Does It Matter? Observations As North Carolina’s Virtual Currency Legislation Goes Into Effect

What Is Blockchain? Why Does It Matter? Observations As North Carolina’s Virtual Currency Legislation Goes Into Effect

J. K. Rowling’s world of Harry Potter included an array of amazing artifacts; our personal favorites were the books and pictures that changed themselves. Two decades later, a world of Kindles and iPads echoes the wonders of Potter. Now imagine that Rowling’s world included a magic ledger. Every human had ... Read More »

New regulation relating to the consumer credit in the Czech Republic – part two

New regulation relating to the consumer credit in the Czech Republic – part two

As already mentioned in part one of this article, the New Consumer Credit Act No. 257/2016 Coll., on consumer credit, becomes effective as of 1st December 2016 and brings not only newly defined conditions under which a non-banking provider of consumer loans will be allowed to conduct its business but ... Read More »

New regulation relating to the consumer credit in the Czech Republic – part one

New regulation relating to the consumer credit in the Czech Republic – part one

New regulation is introduced by the Act No. 257/2016 Coll., on consumer credit, which becomes effective as of 1st December 2016. The new legislation represents the transposition of Directive 2014/17/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 February 2014 on credit agreements for consumers relating to residential ... Read More »

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