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Information sheet about Buy Now Pay Later

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has recently published a review of change and innovation in the unsecured consumer credit market where it focussed on unregulated BNPL products. This information sheet aims to assist readers by providing a background of what BNPL products are, giving a summary of the FCA review including resulting changes to expect and links to further information.

Hedge accounting and Negative Interest Rates

Negative interest rates continue to persist in Europe and look an increasing possibility in the UK. Stacey Howard, a Director in KPMG’s Financial Sector Assurance Services practice considers the potential impact on hedge accounting.

Regulating Buy Now Pay Later

Gavin Stewart, Director in Grant Thornton’s Financial Services Group, spent 27 years as a regulator at the Bank of England, Financial Services Authority and Financial Conduct Authority. Here he looks at the path to regulating the Buy Now Pay Later market.

Eight points on supply chain financing

ICAEW Financial Services Faculty commissioning editor Brian Cantwell talks to a supply chain finance expert to get some technical advice on best practice with supply chain finance.

Inflation is going up

Sunday Times economics editor David Smith asks what inflation could mean for the economy and how central banks might react.

IFRS 9

Unlocking the secrets of IFRS 9

Grant Thornton Head of Risk and Finance Assurance, Retail Banking Shuvo Banerjee looks at how the new accounting standard has impacted bank risk models.

COVID-19 and Stress Testing

Stress testing is an important tool that is used by regulators for an increasingly wider set of firms. This webinar will help you understand the latest rules and how they work with the latest accounting standard, IFRS 9.

ISDA Statement on UK FCA LIBOR Announcement

ISDA has published the following statement in response to the announcement by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) on the future cessation and loss of representativeness of the LIBOR benchmarks.

Libor transition - what you need to know

Corporate governance

Pre-recorded webinars

COVID-19 and Stress Testing

Stress testing is an important tool that is used by regulators for an increasingly wider set of firms. This webinar will help you understand the latest rules and how they work with the latest accounting standard, IFRS 9.

Helpsheets

Culture and purpose in financial services

Inspiring confidence

ICAEW's Inspiring Confidence campaign explores the issues affecting consumers and financial services providers in a rapidly changing world.

Banks, insurers and investment managers play vitally important roles within society, to encourage economic development and allow individuals and businesses to save, invest, insure and make payments. We must have confidence in them. Responsible providers, responsible consumers, better regulation and better information underpin this confidence.

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