Callum Sinclair, partner and head of Technology and Commercial at Burness Paull, by Lisa Ferguson

Callum Sinclair: What you need to know about changes to the European Banking Authority outsourcing guidelines

The European Banking Authority (EBA), has published new outsourcing guidelines to replace the 2006 Committee of European Banking Supervisors (CEBS) guidelines, with effect from the end of September 2019. We are already working with financial sector clients to ensure that their arrangements with service providers are compliant, so what do you need to do to ensure you are ready?

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A little disruption is good for those in power. It keeps them honest as they have to adapt, says Duffy. Picture: contributed.

Jim Duffy comment: Swipe at Bitcoin is Trump’s move to keep control

President Trump will go down in history as possibly the most colourful president the United States of America has ever witnessed. ­Donald and his administration just ­cannot help themselves as they act like ­playground bully boys who take what they want, when they want. Of course, they are happy to have a go at the new girl in the class, saying nasty stuff to make her cry. As for trying to make friends with President Trump, be very, very careful. His administration is the type that will lead you on, make you feel at ease, then pounce to get what they want. And the crypto-sphere is on to him.

The famous double-helix structure of DNA (Picture: Adam Butler/AP)

How Scotland – and you – can play key part in genetic health revolution – Catherine Calderwood

How much do you think about your genes, your genetic make-up? Of course we talk about them all the time, noticing family resemblances and personality, ability and other traits (positive and negative!) through the generations. We feel pleased when a child is complimented on a feature we see in ourselves, a bonus in life they have inherited from us, writes Scotland’s chief medical officer Catherine Calderwood.

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