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BREXIT: The UK is leaving the EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on this Practice Note. For guidance, see...

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This Practice Note looks at the regulated activity of accepting deposits (often referred to as deposit taking). Accepting deposits is a key hallmark of banks, credit...

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Background to the regulated activities relating to benchmarks The London Inter-Bank Offered Rate (LIBOR) is a global benchmark for short term interest...

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Background to the regulated activities relating to benchmarks The London Inter-Bank Offered Rate (LIBOR) is a global benchmark for short term interest rates. The...

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BREXIT: The UK is leaving the EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on this Practice Note. For further guidance on...

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BREXIT: The UK is leaving the EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on this one minute guide. For further guidance...

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AIFMD and the regulation of depositories The purpose of the depositary is to act as a legally separate organisation, responsible for holding the formal documents that...

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Short selling, or 'going short', is a technique whereby traders sell shares or debt instruments ('securities') which they do not own at the time of entering into the...

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Automated financial product advisers or robo-advisers are automated computer systems that provide financial planning services with little or no human intervention. They...

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The work and foundations of BIS The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) assists central banks in relation to monetary and financial stability. Its head office is in...

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Background to the BRRD This Practice Note summarises the core provisions included in the Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive 2014/59/EU (BRRD). The BRRD proposed a...

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Purpose and application of BRRD technical standards and guidelines The Bank Recovery and Resolutions Directive 2014/59/EU (BRRD) mandates the European Banking Authority...

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Rationale for bank ring-fencing transfer schemes (RFTS) Ring-fencing of day-to-day banking services (eg current accounts, savings and payments) and separation of retail...

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The Financial Services (Banking Reform) Act 2013 (FS(BR)A 2013) received Royal Assent on 18 December 2013. . There are eight parts and ten schedules in FS(BR)A 2013....

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Rationale for bank ring-fencing transfer schemes (RFTS) Ring-fencing of day-to-day banking services (eg current accounts, savings and payments) and separation of retail...

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The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS), consisting of the central banks of governors of the so-called G10 countries (Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Italy,...

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