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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...
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Produced in partnership with Morrison & Foerster LLP 12th Jan
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Chapter 4 of the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) Conduct of Business sourcebook (COBS 4) contains the conduct of business requirements for...
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9th Nov
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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...
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9th Nov
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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,...
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Produced in partnership with Morrison & Foerster LLP 12th Jan
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The role of the FCAThe Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) forms part of the regulatory structure for financial services firms. The FCA has a...
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9th Nov
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Recognised investment exchangesA recognised investment exchange (RIE) is a UK recognised body under Part XVIII of the Financial Services and Markets...
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9th Nov
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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...
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9th Nov
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UCITS VIUCITS VI describes the European Commission's Consultation on Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities issued 26th...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Henderson Partner, Eversheds Sutherland LLP 12th Jan
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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...
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9th Nov
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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...
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9th Nov
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Authorisation of an authorised unit trust (AUT)What is an AUT?A unit trust is a type of collective investment scheme (CIS) in which the assets are...
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9th Nov
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The debt sale and purchase market in the UKThe debt sale and purchase market has for some time been very active throughout the UK. It is an important...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note provides information relating to the impact of Brexit on the recast Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (Directive...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note provides an overview of the transaction reporting requirements that existed under the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive...
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9th Nov
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This Solvency II quick guide details current UK legislation and retained EU legislation in relation to prudential insurance requirements that will be...
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9th Nov
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Scope of this Practice NoteThere are several factors to consider when deciding whether or not a credit agreement is regulated under the regulatory...
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9th Nov

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Brexit: This Practice Note has been updated to reflect the position as of 1 January 2021. Note that retained EU law and Brexit SIs referred to in this...
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15th Jan
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. It summarises the law, guidance and practice in relation to unfair terms in...
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15th Jan
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BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
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12th Jan
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BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
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Produced in partnership with Noel Dilworth and Lucy McCormick of Henderson Chambers 8th Jan
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BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Ralph of Dentons UKMEA LLP 8th Jan
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: In light of the coronavirus pandemic, the Pensions Regulator (TPR) issued guidance ‘Communicating to members during...
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Produced in partnership with Rebecca Bennett of Needle Partnership and Natasha Peacock of Needle Partnership 8th Jan
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BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
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Produced in partnership with Jeanette Burgess of Walker Morris 8th Jan
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What are cryptoassets?One of the hurdles in relation to understanding non-traditional currencies and assets lies in the inconsistent use of language....
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Produced in partnership with Puesan Lam and Tony Katz of DLA Piper UK LLP 8th Jan
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BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
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23rd Dec
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BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
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23rd Dec
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BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
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23rd Dec
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BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
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23rd Dec
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BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
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23rd Dec
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BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
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23rd Dec
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BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
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23rd Dec
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1Joint and several liability[Except for clauses [insert],] the liabilities and obligations of [insert names of relevant parties] under this agreement...
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6th Dec
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1Effective date1.1Effective date (specified future date, date of signature or specified previous date)This Agreement [[takes effect on [insert date]...
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6th Dec
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1Time to be of the essence of all clausesEach time, date or period referred to in this agreement (including any time, date or period varied by the...
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6th Dec
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1Equitable relief[Each Party OR Party A] recognises that any breach or threatened breach of this Agreement may cause [the...
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6th Dec
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Scope of this Practice NoteThe Money and Pensions Service (MPS) was set up by the government to enhance the understanding and knowledge of the public...
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