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Does section 75 of the Consumer Credit Act 1974 give full protection to a cardholder for breach of contract when booking services used by the...
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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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PRA-regulated activities and the scope of PRA regulationAs a result of the 2008 banking crisis, the government made a number of changes to the UK...
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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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Interaction between the PRA, FCA and FPCBREXIT: 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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FCA client classification 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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The Financial Services Compensation SchemeBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit...
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Produced in partnership with Honor Levy of LexisNexis 19th May
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Unregulated collective investment schemes—essentialsWhat are unregulated collective investment schemes?In the UK, an unregulated collective investment...
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Produced in partnership with Lora Froud of Macfarlanes 19th May
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COBS 4—exemptions in relation to UCIS and close substitutesBREXIT: 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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FCA best execution rulesBREXIT: 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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Public censure by the FCALexis®PSL Financial Services FCA/PRA Enforcement Database: This incorporates detailed information on all substantive FCA and...
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19th May
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Recognised investment exchangesBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation...
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19th May
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FCA inducements rulesBREXIT: 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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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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Brexit and financial services—the financial services contracts regime (FSCR)This Practice Note considers the financial services contracts regime...
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19th May

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Sustainable finance—recent newsThis Practice Note links to news on sustainable finance, including green loans and green bonds, that has been published...
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20th Jul
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The Capital Markets Union—recent news2021 News DateNews story15 July 2021Commission staff working document: ‘Monitoring progress towards a capital...
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19th Jul
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SMEs and the debt capital marketsIntroductionTraditional debt capital marketsThe debt capital markets have traditionally been used by major companies...
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16th Jul
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The regulation of crowdfunding platforms—essentialsScope of this Practice NoteThis Practice Note discusses the regulatory issues faced by crowdfunding...
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7th Jul
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Green loansIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
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Produced in partnership with Kathryn Emmett of Norton Rose Fulbright, Katie Knight of Norton Rose Fulbright and Rosa Mottershead 7th Jul
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Review of the EU prudential framework for investment firmsOn 20 December 2017, the European Commission proposed an overhaul of the prudential regime...
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29th Jun
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—EU capital markets recovery packageThis Practice Note summarises the new capital markets recovery package of measures proposed...
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28th Jun
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The Capital Markets UnionIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into...
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14th Jun
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I act for a small company which is having trouble obtaining bank finance—would an issue of mini-bonds be a viable alternative?IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm...
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14th Jun
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Facilitating cross-border distribution of collective investment fundsBREXIT: As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State....
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7th Jun
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Green bondsGreen bonds are a natural source of financing for issuers who have a financing or refinancing requirement for a green project. There does...
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Produced in partnership with Jacqueline Heng of Norton Rose Fulbright 4th Jun
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Sustainable securitisationsIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into...
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Produced in partnership with Mindy Hauman of White & Case, Chris McGarry of White & Case and Debashis Dey of White & Case 4th Jun

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