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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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Chapter 4 of the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) Conduct of Business sourcebook (COBS 4) contains the conduct of business requirements for...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note looks at the regulated activity of accepting deposits (often referred to as deposit taking). Accepting deposits is a key hallmark...
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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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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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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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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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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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9th Nov

Most recent Brexit content

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This Practice Note tracks the progress of UK legislation introduced as part of the legislative project associated with the UK’s withdrawal from the...
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21st Apr
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This Practice Note:•explains where to find information on the latest Brexit developments, in particular, those that impact financial...
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21st Apr
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This Q&A looks at the impact of Brexit on cross-border transfers of personal data involving the UK and EEA, under the General Data Protection...
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20th Apr
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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. On 29 March 2017,...
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19th Apr
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Introduction to the EU legal systemThe EU legal system is sui generis—there is no other legal system it can be compared to, though it draws elements...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 19th Apr
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This Practice Note discusses the impact of Brexit on the general processing of personal data under the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation...
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16th Apr
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Retained EU law is a legal concept describing EU-derived legislation, rights and principles the UK plans to preserve in UK law after Brexit. It is a...
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Produced in partnership with Mathias Cheung of Atkin Chambers 15th Apr
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The UK’s formal withdrawal from the EU took effect at 11 pm on 31 January 2020 (exit day). At this point, the withdrawal period under Article 50 TEU...
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Produced in partnership with Kieran Laird of Gowling WLG 15th Apr
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This Practice Note considers the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA)/Bank of England (BoE) temporary...
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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 insurance distribution quick guide details current UK legislation and retained EU legislation in relation to insurance distribution requirements...
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11th Apr
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This Practice Note considers how the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and the Bank of England (BoE) are...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note considers the permissions regimes for UK (re)insurers and (re)insurance intermediaries in certain EU jurisdictions, including...
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Produced in partnership with Francis Walters of HFW and HFW 9th Apr
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What is the World Trade Organization (WTO)?The WTO administers the WTO trade agreements which govern trade between states. It is also a forum for...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryant of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner 9th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects relevant prior to/during the...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester 9th Apr
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We are constantly reviewing and adding to our content as a result of market practice and customer feedback. We do not have any content on the impact...
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8th Apr
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At 11pm UK time on 31 January 2020 (exit day), the United Kingdom left the European Union in accordance with a ratified Withdrawal Agreement between...
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8th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.Lawyers and the companies they advise need to understand what their sanctions...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law. It provides an overview of the key definitions and concepts with reference to the...
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Produced in partnership with Dr. Kieran Laird of Gowling WLG 8th Apr
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This Practice Note provides background reading on the key forms and principles of EU law and legislation, examining the impact of Brexit on EU-derived...
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Produced in partnership with Carl Gardner of Head of Legal 8th Apr

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