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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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Produced in partnership with Ms Elizabeth Budd of Pinsent Masons 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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Produced in partnership with Morrison & Foerster LLP 12th Jan
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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 explains the Principles for Businesses (PRIN) set down by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The Principles form part of the...
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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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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: 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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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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9th Nov

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This Practice Note summarises the new capital markets recovery package of measures proposed by the European Commission in July 2020 to address the...
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13th Apr
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Unlike conventional perils such as fire or flood, an outbreak of a virus cannot so easily be located at a particular place and time. The 2020...
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Produced in partnership with James Beeton of 12 King's Bench Walk and Cressida Mawdesley-Thomas of 12 King's Bench Walk 9th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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9th Apr
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As a result of coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, investment funds have faced challenges both operationally and as a result of significantly increased...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note brings together key content on coronavirus (COVID-19) published across Lexis®PSL that is likely to be of interest to Banking &...
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8th Apr
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Lawyers across the world are currently grappling with many common areas of concern in connection with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The...
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8th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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8th Apr
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What are the key features of the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme?The government has announced a number of measures to assist businesses...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note considers the key issues that may arise for Corporate practitioners in relation to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.General...
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8th Apr
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The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has profound implications across the global economy and poses an existential threat to many businesses. This...
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8th Apr
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BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
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8th Apr
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The UK government has introduced a number of schemes to provide support to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and other businesses during the...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note summarises the new targeted banking package of measures proposed by the European Commission in April 2020 to address the impact of...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note contains a consolidated list of coronavirus (COVID-19) Q&As from across a number of Practice Areas.Q&AsMarch 2021Q&ASummaryHow can...
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31st Mar
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In order to minimise the medium- and long-term economic impacts of the efforts taken to contain the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, EU Member States...
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29th Mar
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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) have issued statements setting out their approach to the Senior...
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22nd Mar
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BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
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22nd Mar
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the associated public health measures have caused many firms serious practical challenges, including in their operations...
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1st Mar
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EU and UK regulators have been monitoring the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on payment services and systems, with a view to ensuring that consumers...
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1st Mar
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1st Mar

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