Brexit: Implications for Financial Services in Finland and Sweden
January 17, 2019

The UK is due to leave the European Union (EU) on 29 March 2019. The UK and the EU published a draft Withdrawal Agreement in November 2018.  The draft Withdrawal Agreement, if concluded, would provide for a transition period ending on 31 December 2020 during which EU law would continue to apply in the UK. […]

The Finnish Ministry of Finance recently published a draft government bill for legislation on virtual currency providers. The proposed legislation would partly implement the fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (2018/843/EU) in Finland. If the bill is passed, Finnish law would for the first time regulate virtual currencies and their providers. According to the draft rules, anyone […]