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Threshold conditions under FSMA 2000This Practice Note provides a summary of the threshold conditions that apply to authorised firms, including firms...
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Financial Ombudsman Service—time limitsBREXIT: 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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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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Responsible lending requirements—CONC 5BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit...
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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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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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The general prohibition and implications of its breachThe general prohibitionUnder section 19 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA...
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FCA best execution rulesBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period...
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Part VII Transfer of Banking BusinessSummaryAs noted in Practice Note: Insurance business transfer schemes, a regime for transferring portfolios of...
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Appointed representativesBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period...
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Regulatory capital—purpose, quantity and qualityBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit...
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Brexit and financial services—the financial services contracts regime (FSCR)This Practice Note considers the financial services contracts regime...
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Sources of Shari'ahIntroductionShari'ah (also Sharia, Shariah or Shari’a) (literally, in Arabic, 'the path towards the watering place') or Islamic law...
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8th Jun
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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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5th Jun
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Islamic finance glossaryThe Islamic finance glossary pulls together key definitions and acronyms for terms commonly used in the Islamic finance...
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4th Jun
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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 4th Jun
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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 4th Jun
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The required elements and structure of takafulTakaful is the provision of risk-cover conducted in line with the principles of Islamic law (Shari’ah)....
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Produced in partnership with Dr. Hiba Allam 4th Jun
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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 4th Jun
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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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4th Jun
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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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4th Jun
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Sukuk documentation and transaction mechanicsThis Practice Note provides an overview of the key considerations that an Obligor should take into...
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Produced in partnership with Dentons 4th Jun

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