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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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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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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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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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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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The Lexis®PSL Financial Services FCA/PRA Enforcement Database lists, and contains detailed information on, all substantive Financial Conduct Authority...
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12th Apr
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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 9th Apr
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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has provided some examples of good practice for sanctions systems and controls in Part 7 in its guide, FCG...
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9th Apr
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The complex nature of watch list screening creates challenges and presents risks. This Practice Note summarises the challenges watch list screening...
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9th Apr
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​​Country​​Regulatory body​​Sanction List(Links to sanctions lists are provided, where publicly available)​​IncludingMultinationalUnited NationsUnited...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note outlines counter-terrorist financing provisions (CTF), including the offences and obligations contained in the Terrorism Act 2000...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to anti-corruption regulation in United Kingdom published as part of the Lexology...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to anti-corruption regulation in Russia published as part of the Lexology Getting the...
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9th Apr
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As businesses eagerly expand into new markets looking for new growth opportunities, they must be careful, as with new growth comes new challenges....
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Produced in partnership with Stephen R. Martin of Arnold & Porter LLP 9th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Joanna Dimmock, Tom Hickey and Fred Kelly of White & Case LLP 9th Apr
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Fraudulent trading under the Fraud Act 2006A defendant who is a sole trader, in a partnership or a trust, commits the offence of fraudulent trading if...
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9th Apr
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When does a deferred prosecution agreement expire?A deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) usually expires on the date specified as a term of the...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to anti-money laundering in United Kingdom published as part of the Lexology Getting the...
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9th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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9th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Joanna Dimmock, Tom Hickey and Fred Kelly of White & Case LLP 9th Apr
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to anti-corruption regulation in Brazil published as part of the Lexology Getting the...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to anti-corruption regulation in Canada published as part of the Lexology Getting the...
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9th Apr
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The US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (FCPA) is part of US federal law, which prohibits corrupt payments to or for foreign public officials. It...
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Produced in partnership with Ropes & Gray 9th Apr
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This Practice Note contains a comparison table showing differences and similarities between the US Foreign Corrupt Practice Act 1977 (FCPA 1977) and...
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9th Apr
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Money laundering offences—an introductionMoney laundering is the process by which the proceeds of crime are converted into assets which appear to have...
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Produced in partnership with Jessica Parker of Corker Binning 9th Apr

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