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Financial Conduct Authority—Principles for Businesses (PRIN)This Practice Note explains the Principles for Businesses (PRIN) set down by the Financial...
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19th May
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Exempt consumer credit agreements under the FSMA 2000 (Regulated Activities) Order 2001This Practice Note seeks to explain the types of agreements...
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Produced in partnership with Rebecca Kellner of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe and Jacqui Hatfield of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe 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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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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Overview of UK implementation of the Consumer Credit DirectiveBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the...
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Produced in partnership with Sam Millar of DLA Piper and Tony Katz of DLA Piper 19th May
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FCA client money 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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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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FCA client classification requirementsBREXIT: 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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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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EMIR REFIT and EMIR 2.2 roadmapRegulation (EU) 2019/834 (OJ L 141/42) (EU EMIR REFIT) was published in the Official Journal of the EU on 28 May 2019...
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19th May
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The European Systemic Risk BoardBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation...
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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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Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS)—the qualifying conditions for compensationThis Practice Note covers the conditions necessary for the...
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Produced in partnership with Honor Levy of LexisNexis 19th May
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The Single RulebookBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered...
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Unregulated collective investment schemes—essentialsWhat are unregulated collective investment schemes?In the UK, an unregulated collective investment...
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Produced in partnership with Lora Froud of Macfarlanes 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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What kind of regulatory framework exists for automated bots, or ‘robo-advisers’, offering financial advice? Does a person have a claim in the tort of...
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7th Sep
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The risks of cryptoassets from a financial crime, money laundering and terrorist financing perspectiveWhat are cryptoassets?One of the hurdles in...
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6th Sep
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Cryptoassets for Dispute Resolution lawyers—key and illustrative decisionsAs the landscape of cryptoassets and smart contracts continues to develop,...
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3rd Sep
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Fintech—Liechtenstein—Q&A guideThis Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to fintech in Liechtenstein published as part of the...
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2nd Sep
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Fintech—United Kingdom—Q&A guideThis Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to fintech in United Kingdom published as part of the...
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2nd Sep
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EU and supranational regulation of financial innovations and FintechThis Practice Note on financial technology (Fintech) examines strategies...
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24th Aug
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UK regulation of financial innovations and fintechThis Practice Note examines strategies implemented by the UK government and the Financial Conduct...
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20th Aug
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If a company is set up to buy and sell virtual currencies, what anti-money laundering checks and know your customer checks should it carry out on its...
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20th Aug
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Getting the Deal Through: Fintech 2021Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Australia; Belgium; Brazil; China;...
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18th Aug
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Taxation of cryptoassetsThis Practice Note is about the UK tax treatment of cryptoassets, which is used in this Practice Note as a generic term for...
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Produced in partnership with Etienne Wong of Old Square Tax Chambers 15th Aug
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Open bankingThis Practice Note explains open banking and relevant legal and commercial issues. It covers:•Background•The open banking standard•Third...
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Produced in partnership with Sam Robinson, Duncan Turner and Jon Monks of CMS 12th Aug
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The regulation of crowdfunding platforms—essentialsScope of this Practice NoteThis Practice Note discusses the regulatory issues faced by crowdfunding...
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12th Aug
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Fintech and intellectual propertyThis Practice Note considers IP issues specifically in relation to fintech. It covers:•Fintech and intangible...
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Produced in partnership with Rachel Free of CMS 11th Aug
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Cryptoassets—essentialsBREXIT: 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 James Burnie, Partner at Gunnercooke 11th Aug
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Cryptoassets from a consumer protection perspectiveWhat are cryptoassets?One of the hurdles in relation to understanding non-traditional currencies...
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Produced in partnership with Puesan Lam of DLA Piper and Tony Katz of DLA Piper 11th Aug
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UK regulation of cryptoassetsThis Practice Note focuses on the approach of UK authorities and regulators to the regulation of cryptoassets. It also...
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11th Aug
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Contracting with fintechsThis Practice Note is aimed primarily at established financial institutions and early stage fintechs wanting to partner in...
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11th Aug
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Regulation of distributed ledger technology applications for financial servicesBREXIT: The UK is leaving EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European...
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11th Aug
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Could you direct me as to where I can find relevant information regarding the general legal and regulatory environment surrounding fintech and...
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11th Aug

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