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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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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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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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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 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 following Precedents regarding the sale and purchase of mortgage loans are available in Goode: Consumer Credit Precedents:•Form 40.8 Assignment of...
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15th Feb
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This Q&A refers to the exemptions that are available under the Consumer Credit Act 1974 (CCA 1974).We refer you to Practice Note: What is credit and...
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15th Feb
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We refer you to Practice Note: Remedies for connected lender liability in consumer credit. In particular, we refer you to the section titled...
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We have assumed that the loan is a consumer credit agreement subject to the Consumer Credit Act 1974 (CCA 1974).See: Commentary: Part V Entry into...
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A fuel card could be viewed as a ‘payment instrument’ under regulation 2 of the Payment Services Regulations 2009, SI 2009/209.The first Directive...
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