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  1. Legal news
    15 July 2020
    UK: FCA issues new temporary guidance and instructions to payment institutions and electronic money issuers in context of coronavirus pandemic
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/fca-issues-new-temporary-guidance-and

    On 9 July 2020, the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published a 'Dear CEO' letter (the "Letter") addressed to Authorised Payment Institutions and E-money Institutions ("Firms") highlighting 6 key areas where it has ...

  2. Legal news
    12 August 2020
    AMLD5: Financial investment brokers and anti-money laundering rules
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/germany/amld5-financial-investment-brokers-and-anti-money-laundering-rules

    The fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (Directive (EU) 2018/843) came into effect on 1 January 2020. Since then many of the amendments to the German Anti-Money Laundering Act have been discussed without much ...

  3. Legal news
    13 August 2020
    New EU obligations for PSPs regarding information they hold on the application of VAT on payment transactions
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/new-eu-obligations-for-psps

    On 18 February, the Council of the European Union approved a series of rules (including a Directive and a Regulation) aimed at facilitating the detection of tax fraud for VAT purposes in cross-border payment ...

  4. Legal news
    13 August 2020
    Revision of EEA Interchange Fee Regulation appears unlikely – at least for now
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/revision-of-eea-interchange-fee-regulation-appears-unlikely

    Card issuers, acquirers and merchants are among those preparing for a public hearing to take stock of the EEA Interchange Fee Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2015/751 – IFR), due to be organised by the European Commission ...

  5. Legal news
    04 May 2020
    Foreign direct investment in times of the COVID-19 pandemic
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/foreign-direct-investment-in-times-of-the-covid-19-pandemic

    Do you need a quick overview of current screening and control rules for foreign direct investments (FDI) in one of the following countries in times of the COVID-19 pandemic?

  6. Legal news
    21 September 2020
    Response to public consultation on EDPB Guidelines 06/2020 on the interplay
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/response-to-public-consultation-on-edpb-guidelines-06-2020-on-the-interplay

    In July 2020, the European Data Protection Board (“EDPB”) published its guidelines on the interplay between PSD2 and GDPR for public consultation. Bird & Bird has filed a response to such public consultation which ...

  7. Legal news
    24 September 2020
    Is business interruption as a result of Covid-19 insured? An important ruling in the UK and the state of affairs in other countries
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/is-business-interruption-as-a-result-of-covid-19-insured

    Since the outbreak of the corona pandemic, many companies around the world have been closed or have been forced to cut production dramatically. In the UK in particular, the question has arisen as to whether Business ...

  8. Legal news
    24 January 2020
    Brexit: Financial Services implications
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2016/uk/brexit-financial-services-implications

    This briefing note advises readers on the immediate considerations and anticipates how a Brexit will impact on financial services law and financial services providers more widely.