Financial Services Law

It’s the known unknowns and the unknown unknowns that make Financial Services such a fascinating and challenging area of law. Advising clients in the here and now, or helping them plan ahead, how are you sure you haven’t missed something?

LexisPSL Financial Services helps you find the authoritative answer fast, even if you’re in unfamiliar territory.

Clear, concise practice notes, checklists, timelines, precedents and charts give you just what you need to know – with links to sources like the FSA Handbook, the Journal of International Banking & Financial Law, and Butterworths Financial Regulation Service, as well as legislation and key websites for the fuller picture. And, importantly, news alerts and analysis to help you stay that step ahead.

Whatever’s on the horizon, you can get up-to-speed in a matter of minutes.

Financial Services guidance:

This Practice Note discusses the main Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) provisions applying to appointed representatives (ARs) that carry out regulated activities on...

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BREXIT: As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Goode: Consumer Credit Law and Practice This volume contains thirteen divisions and states the current law with commentary on consumer credit in the UK following the...

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This Practice Note sets out and examines the consumer credit regulated activities in the Financial Services and Markets 2000 (Regulated Activities) Order 2001, SI...

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BREXIT: As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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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, see...

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This Practice Note tracks the progress of UK legislation introduced as part of the legislative project associated with the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. It includes a...

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In this Practice Note, references to exemptions relate to persons who are exempt from the need to apply for authorisation from the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA)...

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BREXIT: As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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STOP PRESS: On 10 January 2020, the Fifth Money Laundering Directive (EU) 2018/843 (MLD5) was transposed in the UK through changes made to the Money Laundering, Terrorist...

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Background to the Payment Services Regulations 2017 The Payment Services Regulations 2017, SI 2017/752 (PSRs 2017) transposed the recast PSD2 (Directive 2015/2366/EU)...

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Background to the regulation of home finance transactions The regulation of home finance transactions came about at different points in time. HM Treasury announced its...

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This Practice Note explores the measures in the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (Directive 2011/61/EU) (AIFMD) relating to the rights and regulatory...

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This Practice Note discusses the regulatory issues faced by crowdfunding platforms from a financial services perspective. It should be read in conjunction with the...

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

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Goode consumer credit materials—default and enforcement For further discussion on the topics raised in this Practice Note, a statement of the regulatory requirements...

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