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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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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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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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On 10 June 2015, the Fair and Effective Markets Review (FEMR) published its final report. Running to 106 pages, the report covers a wide range of...
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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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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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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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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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The number of claims against banks continues apace. This Practice Note focuses on specific issues arising in respect of the tortious duty of care owed...
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26th Jan
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Austria; Bahamas; Bermuda; Brazil; Cyprus; Denmark; Greece; Hong Kong;...
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21st Jan
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What is the Financial List?The Financial List is a specialist list in the High Court which came into force on 1 October 2015 to deal with complex...
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18th Jan
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Brexit: The UK’s departure from the EU has significant implications for practitioners who wish to effect service of proceedings and other legal...
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18th Jan
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU has implications for practitioners considering which courts have jurisdiction. For guidance, see Practice Note:...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the concepts of joint privilege (being joint retainer or joint interest privilege) and common interest privilege,...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note considers legal professional privilege (LPP), which is made up of legal advice privilege and litigation privilege. It considers the...
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18th Jan
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU has implications for practitioners considering public access to documents. This impacts the provisions in rule...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note explains what is meant by applicable law, also known as governing law, proper law or the choice of law ie the law used to determine...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note explains anti-suit injunctions. It looks at the timing of an application for anti-suit injunction and the requirements not to delay...
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Produced in partnership with Nicolas Pointon and Michelle Radom of Clyde and Co 18th Jan
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This Practice Note looks at loss of privilege in civil litigation in the context of legal professional privilege (LPP) and in particular considers the...
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18th Jan
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU has implications for practitioners considering disclosure of mediation documents. For guidance, see Practice...
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18th Jan
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Fraud—what is it?Fraud can best be described as the deliberate or intentional use of misrepresentation, deception or dishonesty to deprive, in order...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note sets out certain key cases and associated analysis relevant to derivatives practitioners. The cases are divided by topic area and...
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17th 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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17th 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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17th 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 John Gale of Ashurst 17th Jan
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IntroductionPrior to September 2008, numerous small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) entered into interest rate hedging products (IRHPs) to support...
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Shankland and Sarah Lainchbury of Sidley Austin LLP 15th Jan
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU has implications for practitioners considering disclosure of mediation documents. For guidance, see Practice...
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14th Jan
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This Practice Note examines Group Litigation Orders (GLOs) in the context of financial services disputes and compares them with (i) other forms of...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Busby and Richard Bacon of Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP 12th Jan

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