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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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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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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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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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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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This Practice Note sets out what to look for when reviewing a private equity fund limited partnership agreement (LPA) from a tax perspective. It is...
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Produced in partnership with Catherine Sear of Proskauer Rose 13th Apr
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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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12th Apr
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This Practice Note discusses the role and importance of the boilerplate clauses in an agreement. It identifies the boilerplate clauses that most...
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12th Apr
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:France; Japan; Malaysia; Philippines; Switzerland; United Kingdom; USA;...
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9th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. It considers the impact of Brexit on contractual boilerplate clauses in advance...
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9th Apr
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This limited partnership Agreement is made on [insert day and month] 20 [insert year]Parties1[insert name of general partner] of [insert address] (the...
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This Practice Note looks at the rules that apply to the taxation of authorised investment funds (AIFs), which is the collective term used for certain...
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Produced in partnership with Camilla Spielman 9th Apr
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This Practice Note summarises the main practical uses of unauthorised unit trusts (UUTs) and some of the common issues that arise in those...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note looks at the typical legal structure of a hedge fund vehicle.For what hedge funds are, and the particular characteristics that all...
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Produced in partnership with James McCredie and Alicia Thomas of Macfarlanes LLP 9th Apr
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to the structure of a typical onshore private equity fund. In particular, it explains:•what a private...
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Produced in partnership with Emily Clark of Travers Smith 9th Apr
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What is an unauthorised unit trust (UUT)?Unit trusts, as a vehicle-type, are chiefly used as investment vehicles. An ‘unauthorised’ unit trust (UUT)...
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9th Apr
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An investment trust is a listed pooled investment vehicle in the form of a UK tax resident company (despite the name, it is not a trust). Investment...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Alliston 9th Apr
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The regime for property authorised investment funds (PAIFs, or as HMRC use in regulations and their published guidance, Property AIFs)) was introduced...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Shah of Simmons & Simmons LLP based on material originally written by Charles Goddard of Rosetta Tax LLP 9th Apr
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To seek out investors, a private equity fund will use a private placement memorandum (PPM) as its main marketing document. The content of a PPM is...
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Produced in partnership with Catherine Sear of Proskauer Rose 9th Apr
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When considering the fund management structure for a hedge fund, the structure of the hedge fund itself, and in particular the jurisdiction in which...
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Produced in partnership with James McCredie and Alicia Thomas of Macfarlanes LLP 9th Apr
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An authorised investment fund (AIF) is a variety of collective investment scheme (CIS). It is important to understand what a CIS is before considering...
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Produced in partnership with Camilla Spielman 9th Apr
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Cayman Islands; France; Germany; Greece; Hong Kong; Ireland; Japan;...
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Australia; Austria; Brazil; British Virgin Islands; Cayman Islands;...
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Australia; Austria; Brazil; British Virgin Islands; Cayman Islands;...
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