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Financial Conduct Authority—objectives and principlesThe role of the FCAThe Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) forms part of the regulatory structure...
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FCA financial crime guidance: FCG, FCTR and supporting materialsThis Practice Note explains the constituent parts of the Financial Conduct Authority...
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19th May
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Consumer protection—FCA and other regulatory requirementsBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit...
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19th May
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Financial Ombudsman Service—time limitsBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit...
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19th May
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SM&CR—FCA and PRA Fitness and Propriety requirementsThe Senior Managers & Certification Regime (SM&CR) is the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) and...
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FCA—APR controlled functions for benchmark administrators and appointed representativesBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’)...
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19th May
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Mortgage and home finance conduct of business—responsible lending, charges and arrears requirementsBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP...
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19th May
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Exempt consumer credit agreements under the FSMA 2000 (Regulated Activities) Order 2001This Practice Note seeks to explain the types of agreements...
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Produced in partnership with Rebecca Kellner of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe and Jacqui Hatfield of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe 19th May
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Second Wire Transfer Regulation (EU WTR2 and UK WTR2)—essentialsThe Second Wire Transfer Regulation (EU) 2015/847 (WTR2), also known as the Funds...
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19th May
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Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS)—the qualifying conditions for compensationThis Practice Note covers the conditions necessary for the...
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Produced in partnership with Honor Levy of LexisNexis 19th May
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The Single RulebookBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered...
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Produced in partnership with DLA Piper 19th May
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The general prohibition and implications of its breachThe general prohibitionUnder section 19 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA...
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19th May
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Appointed representativesBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period...
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19th May
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USA—Introduction to state securities (blue sky) lawsState securities regulatorsApart from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), which is an...
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19th May
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Regulatory capital—purpose, quantity and qualityBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit...
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Produced in partnership with Morrison & Foerster 19th May
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Financial Conduct Authority—authorisationBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit...
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