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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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1st 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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1st 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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Produced in partnership with Mark Compton and Lauren Smith of Mayer Brown International LLP 1st 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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1st Mar
Practice notes
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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1st Mar
Practice notes
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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1st Mar
Practice notes
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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1st Mar
Practice notes
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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1st Mar
Practice notes
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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Produced in partnership with DLA Piper 26th Feb
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[On headed notepaper of PDMR]Strictly private and confidentialTo: [insert name of person closely associated with the PDMR][insert address of person...
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24th Feb
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[On headed notepaper of issuer]Strictly private and confidentialTo: [insert name of the person discharging managerial responsibility][insert address...
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24th Feb
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Checklist and record—clearance to deal request by PDMR or directorUsing this checklist and record:On receipt of a clearance to deal request from a...
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24th Feb
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This Practice Note considers the nature and purpose of stabilisation, the process of stabilisation, the potential offences that may arise when...
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18th Feb
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This Practice Note provides an overview of the offence of insider dealing as prescribed by Retained Regulation (EU) 596/2014 (UK Market Abuse...
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16th Feb
Precedents
This Precedent is a memorandum that sets out the details of the ‘specimen’ dealing code. The specimen dealing code is the product of an industry-led...
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16th Feb
Precedents
This precedent memorandum sets out the procedures to be followed by a listed company and its subsidiaries in relation to dealings in the company’s...
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16th Feb
Precedents
This precedent memorandum sets out a ‘specimen’ group-wide dealing policy published by The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The...
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16th Feb
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We refer you to Practice Note Misleading statements, misleading impressions and market manipulation. As can be seen from the note:‘Relevant agreement'...
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15th Feb
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This Practice Note focuses on the disclosures required in respect of transactions by a person discharging managerial responsibility (PDMR) and persons...
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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: The draft Financial Services Bill proposes to make changes to the UK Market Abuse Regulation including, in relation to Article 19,...
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