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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Background to the Single RulebookHistorically, the European Commission (Commission) favours using Directives (rather than Regulations) to set out its...
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Produced in partnership with DLA Piper 12th Jan
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The Financial Conduct Authority Handbook (FCA Handbook) includes sourcebooks to regulate the conduct of business by a regulated firm relevant to...
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9th Nov
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BREXIT: UK is leaving EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on this Practice Note. For further...
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9th Nov
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The roles of nominated officer and money laundering reporting officerA nominated officer is an individual who is nominated by a firm to receive...
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9th Nov

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The Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) consulted on its approach to supervising payment systems in a consultation paper (PSR CP14/1) in November 2014....
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Produced in partnership with Sidley Austin 28th Apr
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BREXIT: UK is leaving EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on this Practice Note. For further...
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8th Apr
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General dutiesThe Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) has a number of statutory duties and powers under the Financial Services (Banking Reform) Act 2013...
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Produced in partnership with Sidley Austin LLP 1st Mar
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Establishment of the PSRThe UK government commissioned in 1998 an independent review of the banking industry and the review report (the Cruickshank...
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1st Mar
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This Single European Payments Area (SEPA) quick guide details current UK legislation and retained EU legislation in relation to requirements that were...
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1st Mar
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This Brexit Financial Services Legislation Status Guide provides high-level information on the status of EU legislation that regulates the payments...
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1st Mar
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The Interchange Fee Regulation (an EU regulation on interchange fees for card-based payment transactions) ((EU) 2015/751) (the IFR) was...
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