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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 Ms Elizabeth Budd of Pinsent Masons 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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Produced in partnership with Morrison & Foerster LLP 12th Jan
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Disciplinary powers of the FCAThe disciplinary powers of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) are found in Part XIV of the Financial Services and...
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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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This Practice Note looks at key aspects of consumer protection within the UK financial services regulatory system. The UK’s regulatory structure,...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note explains the Principles for Businesses (PRIN) set down by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The Principles form part of the...
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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: 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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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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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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The assignment of agreements to debt purchasersThe practice of originators assigning agreements regulated by the Consumer Credit Act 2006 to a third...
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Produced in partnership with Russell Kelsall LLB (Hull); LPC (Shef) of TLT 12th Apr
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Specific rules in the benefits code in ITEPA 2003, Part 3 apply to 'employment-related loans' and, in certain circumstances, impose income tax and...
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This Practice Note considers the redress mechanisms for consumer card payments under section 75 of the Consumer Credit Act 1974 (CCA 1974) and...
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BREXIT: UK is leaving EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on this Practice Note. For further...
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8th Apr
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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 Sam Millar of DLA Piper and Tony Katz of DLA Piper 8th Apr
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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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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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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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In order to minimise the medium- and long-term economic impacts of the efforts taken to contain the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, EU Member States...
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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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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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26th Mar
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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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26th Mar
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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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ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note provides information on the data protection regime before 25 May 2018 and reflects the position under the Data...
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): The FCA has issued a statement setting out its expectations on complaints handling by firms during the coronavirus pandemic....
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