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This Practice Note considers the potential impact of Brexit on asset managers and investment funds and key steps they can take to prepare. The final outcome of the Brexit...

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BREXIT: The UK is leaving the EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on this Practice Note. For further guidance, see...

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This Practice Note considers the impact on the UK financial services sector in the event of a ‘no deal’ World Trade Organisation (WTO) Brexit outcome (where there is no...

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Why might a temporary permissions regime and temporary recognition regime be needed? In December 2017, HM Treasury announced that, if necessary, it would introduce a...

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This Practice Note tracks the progress of UK legislation introduced as part of the legislative preparation for the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. It includes a Brexit SI...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. It tracks the progress of UK primary legislation introduced as part of the legislative preparation...

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On 23 June 2016, the UK held a referendum on its membership of the EU, with a majority voting in favour of the UK leaving the EU (aka 'Brexit'). On 29 March 2017, the UK...

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This Practice Note outlines the possible arrangements for trading with the EU Member States, with reference to key models for existing trading relationships which have...

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This Practice Note analyses the impact of Brexit on the contractual rights and obligations of businesses and considers the implications of Brexit for contract risk...

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STOP PRESS: On 23 June 2016, the UK held a referendum on its membership of the EU, with a majority voting in favour of the UK leaving the EU. The full impact of Brexit...

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This tracker lists all Brexit-related financial services statutory instruments (SIs), together with explanatory memoranda and other information for each SI,...

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STOP PRESS: The EU has agreed an extension to the Article 50 Withdrawal Period until 31 January 2020. For more information, see: Brexit bulletin—Early Parliamentary...

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Regulating Central Securities Depositories Central securities depositories (CSDs) hold securities in a dematerialised form and provide a clearing and settlement service...

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BREXIT: The UK is leaving the EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on this Practice Note. For further guidance, see...

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BREXIT: The UK is leaving the EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on this Practice Note. For further guidance, see...

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MiFID II: changes to client order handling requirements The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (Directive 2004/39/EC) (MiFID) has been replaced by the recast...

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