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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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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: 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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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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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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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 8th Mar
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Introduction to the ADR DirectiveThe Directive on Alternative Dispute Resolution for consumer disputes Directive 2013/11/EU (the ADR Directive) aims...
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8th Mar
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This Practice Note considers the requirement for there to be a false statement of fact for an actionable misrepresentation. For details of the other...
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2nd Mar
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In addition to their formal investigatory and enforcement powers, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA)...
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1st Mar
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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 1st Mar
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Since 2015, the courts have grappled with the claimant argument that financial institutions owe duties of care in tort directly to their customers in...
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Produced in partnership with Herbert Smith Freehills LLP of John Corrie, Ben Goodman, Dan Eziefula and Ceri Morgan 1st 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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1st Mar
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This Practice Note explains the rights held by certain categories of person to sue authorised firms in circumstances in which they have suffered a...
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1st Mar
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This Practice Note considers the general principles, meaning and rationale behind privilege. It identifies the different types of privilege, including...
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1st Mar
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This Practice Note considers the requirement for the representor both to have intended to and actually to have induced the representee, by their...
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1st Mar
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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 25th Feb
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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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24th Feb
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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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22nd Feb
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A claim for misrepresentation requires that the statement made must have been false. This is the ‘falsity’ requirement.Having established the falsity...
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22nd Feb
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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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22nd Feb
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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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22nd Feb
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It would be prudent to begin by looking at the master agreement itself to see which governing law/jurisdiction applies to the International Swaps and...
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15th Feb
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This Practice Note provides guidance on when the public may access documents on the court file used in civil proceedings. It explains the type of...
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13th Feb
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This Practice Note explains the without prejudice rule (WP rule) which affects the admissibility of evidence relating to genuine settlement...
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13th Feb
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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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13th Feb

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