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Financial Ombudsman Service—time limitsBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit...
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19th May
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FCA—APR controlled functions for benchmark administrators and appointed representativesBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’)...
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19th May
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Mortgage and home finance conduct of business—responsible lending, charges and arrears requirementsBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP...
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19th May
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FCA—training and competenceBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period...
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19th May
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FCA regulation of claims management companies—essentialsBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Thompsell of Fieldfisher 19th May
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Second Wire Transfer Regulation (EU WTR2 and UK WTR2)—essentialsThe Second Wire Transfer Regulation (EU) 2015/847 (WTR2), also known as the Funds...
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19th May
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Interaction between the PRA, FCA and FPCBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit...
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19th May
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What are regulated activities?Under the general prohibition a person cannot carry out a regulated activity, or purport to carry out a regulated...
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19th May
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The Financial Services Compensation SchemeBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit...
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Produced in partnership with Honor Levy of LexisNexis 19th May
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SM&CR—Statements of Responsibility (SoRs)Banks, building societies, credit unions, PRA-regulated investment firms and insurers are required to file a...
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19th May
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Responsible lending requirements—CONC 5BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit...
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Produced in partnership with Jacqui Hatfield of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe 19th May
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COBS 4—exemptions in relation to UCIS and close substitutesBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit...
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19th May
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Public censure by the FCALexis®PSL Financial Services FCA/PRA Enforcement Database: This incorporates detailed information on all substantive FCA and...
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19th May
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Appointed representativesBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period...
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19th May
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USA—Introduction to state securities (blue sky) lawsState securities regulatorsApart from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), which is an...
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19th May
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FCA inducements rulesBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period...
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19th May

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In relation to transferring an account from one bank to a new bank, are there any specific obligations on timing or efficiency that a bank has to its...
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31st Jul
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Treating vulnerable customers fairlyThis Practice Note looks at the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) final guidance (FG21/1), which clarifies the...
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31st Jul
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Retail Distribution ReviewBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period...
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31st Jul
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Mortgage Market Review—background and implementationBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit...
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31st Jul
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Produced in partnership with Rebecca Bennett of Needle Partnership and Natasha Peacock of Needle Partnership 31st Jul
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The Money and Pensions ServiceScope of this Practice NoteThe Money and Pensions Service (MPS) was set up by the government to enhance the...
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31st Jul
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Retail Distribution Review and the regulatorBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit...
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31st Jul
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Retail product distributionBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period...
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Produced in partnership with Dentons 31st Jul
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Treating customers fairly—quality of advice and other key conceptsBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the...
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Produced in partnership with Jeanette Burgess of Walker Morris 31st Jul
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Financial services firms and the Consumer Rights Act 2015BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit...
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Produced in partnership with Noel Dilworth and Lucy McCormick of Henderson Chambers 31st Jul
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Mortgage Market Review—key changesBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation...
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31st Jul
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FCA: Treating Customers Fairly—essentialsBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit...
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31st Jul
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Produced in partnership with Puesan Lam of DLA Piper and Tony Katz of DLA Piper 31st Jul
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Consumer protection—FCA and other regulatory requirementsBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit...
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31st Jul
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FCA: Embedding TCF in the culture of a firmBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit...
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31st Jul
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The financial services sector and unfair contract terms BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit...
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31st Jul
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Time of the essence clause1Time to be of the essence of all clausesEach time, date or period referred to in this agreement (including any time, date...
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30th Jul
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30th Jul
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