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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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This Practice Note explains the process for the approval by authorised of financial promotions under section 21 of Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA 2000)....

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This Practice Note considers the obligations regarding the disclosure and control of inside information under the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 (Market Abuse...

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This Practice Note focuses on the disclosures required in respect of transactions by a person discharging managerial responsibility (PDMR) and persons closely associated...

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This Practice Note outlines counter-terrorist financing provisions (CTF), including the offences and obligations contained in the Terrorism Act 2000 (TA 2000) and related...

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Short selling: the two key types Regulation (EU) 236/2012 on short selling and certain aspects of credit default swaps came into force in the UK on 1 November 2012 and...

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Background The Market Abuse Directive (2003/6/EC, commonly referred to as 'MAD') was adopted in 2003 and established a legal framework throughout the European Union (EU)...

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The Fourth Money Laundering Directive (4MLD), replacing the Third Directive which had been in force since 2005, was transposed across Europe in June 2017. A mere 13...

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The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA 2000) creates a range of criminal and civil/regulatory offences. For further information on civil/regulatory breaches...

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Financial Promotion Order: groups of exemption This Practice Note looks at exemptions from the financial promotion restriction which may be relevant to...

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The principal role of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA 2000) was to establish and transfer power to the Financial Services Authority (FSA) following the...

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Click here to download the latest Anti-Money Laundering 2019 report 2019, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are...

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ESMA is an independent European Union Authority established on 1 January 2011 to replace and continue the work of the Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR)...

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The law relating to insider dealing is contained in Part V of the Criminal Justice Act 1993 (CJA 1993). These offences are criminal offences and exist alongside the civil...

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This Practice Note considers the obligation of an issuer who issues or proposes to issue financial instruments which are within the scope of the Market Abuse Regulation...

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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: On 23 November 2018, the FCA published consultation paper CP 18/36 on Brexit: Proposed changes to the Handbook and Binding Technical Standards—second...

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