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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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19th May
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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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19th May
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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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Produced in partnership with DLA Piper 19th May
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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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Produced in partnership with Jacqui Hatfield of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe 19th May

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Islamic finance and markets—France—Q&A guideThis Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to islamic finance and markets in France...
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11th Aug
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Shari'ah law and alternative investment fundsBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit...
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11th Aug
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Islamic finance and markets—United Kingdom—Q&A guideThis Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to islamic finance and markets in...
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11th Aug
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UK characterisation of murabahaWhen the murabaha structure was being developed for use in the UK, practitioners understood that the structure's...
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Produced in partnership with King & Spalding 10th Aug
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Getting the Deal Through: Islamic Finance & Markets 2021Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:France; Japan;...
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31st Jul
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Islamic finance and markets—Uzbekistan—Q&A guideThis Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to islamic finance and markets in...
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31st Jul
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Islamic finance and markets—Malaysia—Q&A guideThis Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to islamic finance and markets in Malaysia...
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31st Jul
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Islamic finance and markets—Philippines—Q&A guideThis Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to islamic finance and markets in...
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31st Jul
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Islamic finance and markets—Japan—Q&A guideThis Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to islamic finance and markets in Japan...
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31st Jul
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Islamic finance and markets—USA—Q&A guideThis Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to islamic finance and markets in USA published...
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31st Jul
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Islamic finance and markets—Switzerland—Q&A guideThis Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to islamic finance and markets in...
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31st Jul
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Shari'ah finance—glossary of termsBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation...
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31st Jul
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The structure and elements of a Sukuk transactionThis Practice Note sets out the key differences between conventional bonds and sukuk, or trust...
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Produced in partnership with Dentons 30th Jul
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Key principles of Islamic financeShari’ah compliant or Islamic finance is a form of financing based on principles of and prohibitions under Shari’ah...
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30th Jul
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The distribution of takaful products through banksLike their conventional counterparts, takaful operators (ie Islamic insurance providers) have a...
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Produced in partnership with Dr. Hiba Allam 30th Jul
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Key participants in the Islamic finance industryThis Practice Note provides a high-level overview of the key standard setters and participants in the...
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30th Jul
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Structure of an Istisna'a transactionKey features•This is a form of project finance used to fund the manufacturing of goods or assets that are not yet...
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30th Jul
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Structure of a Salam transactionKey features•This structure is also known as a forward sale agreement and involves the Islamic Financial Institution...
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30th Jul
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Doing business in the UAEUpdated September 2020IntroductionThe Business EnvironmentForming a CompanyFinancing a companyOpening a Branch officeOpening...
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Produced in partnership with Amir Ahmad and Edward Ewart of Reed Smith LLP 30th Jul
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Takaful—key transaction mechanics and documentationTakaful is a means of providing risk-cover conducted in line with the principles of Islam. To...
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Produced in partnership with Dr. Hiba Allam 30th Jul

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