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ECB releases guidance on the licensing of fintech banks

The European Central Bank (ECB) has released a guide for the assessment of fintech credit institution licence applications. The guide is premised on the principles agreed by the ECB’s Supervisory Board in June 2017. The ECB defines fintech banks as being those having “a business model in which the production and delivery of banking products […]
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ECJ rules that EU-Singapore trade deal requires ratification by member states

The Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU“) ruled today that provisions of the EU-Singapore trade agreement relating to non-direct foreign investment and those relating to dispute settlement between investors and States do not fall within the exclusive competence of the EU, so that the agreement cannot, as it stands, be concluded without the […]
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