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Monthly Archives: May 2016

Leave your innovative footprint in the regulatory sandbox

Background The UK’s financial technology (FinTech) sector generates about £20bn in revenue each year. To ensure that the UK continues to be an attractive and innovative market, promoting competition through disruptive innovation within an appropriate regulatory framework, the FCA has launched a FinTech regulatory “sandbox” (The Sandbox).  The Sandbox The Sandbox offers a tailored authorisation […]

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Court enforces borrower’s waiver of right to apply for a stay

In Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited and another v Independent Power Tanzania Limited and others [2016] EWCA Civ 411 the Court of Appeal has confirmed that where a jurisdiction agreement includes a forum non conveniens (“FNC”) waiver, the court will grant a stay only in exceptional cases where there are new circumstances that were […]

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