The financial services industry has been revolutionised due to the impact of digital technology. “Fintech” has disrupted existing business models and led to the emergence of innovative business models and products which have ultimately benefited the consumer in terms of new services or providing existing products in a cheaper and more efficient manner.
With most firms having now dealt with the challenges that 2018 and 2019 presented, the transition away from LIBOR and, generally, InterBank Offered Rates (IBORs) is one of key issues now facing financial markets participants.
The role of the general counsel has evolved constantly over the last 5 years, with the emergence of more technology at their disposal, a rapidly changing consumer market and stricter controls on legal spend. READ MORE
Throughout 2017 and the first three quarters of 2018 hiring across in-house legal departments was active. There was a whole host of regulatory change including GDPR, MIFID II and planning for the Brexit deadline of March 2019. READ MORE