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  • Preparing for UN COP26

    The 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26, will be held in Glasgow in November 2021 and under the presidency of the UK.  Alok Sharma, the ex Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, will lead the event for the UK and the former governor of the Bank of England, […]

  • Objectway & FSL Strengthen Relationship

    Jack of All Trades vs Best Of Breed – it’s a choice Most people know the phrase “Jack of all trades….. is a master of none”.  But what some people do not know is that the complete saying is “A jack of all trades is a master of none, but oftentimes better than a master […]

  • New Members of the FSL Team – 2021 Update

    Following swiftly on from last month’s team announcements, we have a further two new starters that have joined FSL in 2021.  Though we have yet to all meet in person, whilst we continue working from home, they have both made a great first impression. Navid has joined the Research Team: “Since joining FSL in February […]

  • OTS CGT Review Update – The Final Report

    The Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) finally published their second and final report of their review of Capital Gains Tax (CGT).  The report can be read in full here. The first report, ‘Simplifying by design’, was published in November 2020 and considered the policy design and principles underpinning the tax.  This second report considers a […]

  • FSL Chain Mail (18th May 2021)

    FSL’s Chain Mail is a regular blog containing links to news articles that we think are worth sharing. The pandemic has forced many businesses and individuals to increase their digital presence causing a marked increase in cyber scams and attacks.  This edition of Chain Mail looks at the latest cyber news and what is being […]

  • A brief history of ESG

    ESG investing has grown rapidly in recent years.  Originally, its roots were in the religious movements of Anglo-American countries in the 19th century, who restricted members from investing in businesses that dealt in alcohol, tobacco and gambling.  This form of participation became known as Ethical Investing.  In the late 20th century, protest movements demanded institutions […]

  • Some Facts & Figures From CGiX

    For some of our clients, FSL provides secure access to CGiX through an internet browser.  This enables the centrally managed upgrades and enhancements to be implemented more frequently and easily.  During 2020, we have seen more clients opt for this type of ‘hosted’ service and have been monitoring the flow of transactions on the system. […]

  • New Members of the FSL Team – Data Team Update

    FSL continued to grow during 2020.  One team in particular that has seen its numbers swell is the Data Team.  They are a specialist and dedicated resource that manage the securities and corporate actions data required by CGiX and the Data Consultancy arm of FSL. Pirthipal and Robert join Preya and the rest of the […]

  • New Temenos & FSL Partnership

    Even in lockdown we’ve been unlocking potential. Building bridges is quicker when you start from both ends.  It will be quicker still when both ends are already available for deployment and built to an agreed standard where they meet so just need to be manoeuvred into place.  The same can be said for platform connectivity […]