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Financial Conduct Authority—Principles for Businesses (PRIN)This Practice Note explains the Principles for Businesses (PRIN) set down by the Financial...
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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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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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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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Overview of UK implementation of the Consumer Credit DirectiveBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the...
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Produced in partnership with Sam Millar of DLA Piper and Tony Katz of DLA Piper 19th May
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FCA client money 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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What are regulated activities?Under the general prohibition a person cannot carry out a regulated activity, or purport to carry out a regulated...
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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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SM&CR—Statements of Responsibility (SoRs)Banks, building societies, credit unions, PRA-regulated investment firms and insurers are required to file a...
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19th May
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EMIR REFIT and EMIR 2.2 roadmapRegulation (EU) 2019/834 (OJ L 141/42) (EU EMIR REFIT) was published in the Official Journal of the EU on 28 May 2019...
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19th May
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The European Systemic Risk BoardBREXIT: 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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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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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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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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Responsible lending requirements—CONC 5BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit...
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Produced in partnership with Jacqui Hatfield of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe 19th May

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Initial public offerings—Sweden—Q&A guideThis Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to initial public offerings in Sweden published...
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Initial public offerings—South Africa—Q&A guideThis Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to initial public offerings in South...
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2nd Sep
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Initial public offerings—Ireland—Q&A guideThis Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to initial public offerings in Ireland...
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Initial public offerings—Belgium—Q&A guideThis Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to initial public offerings in Belgium...
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Initial public offerings—Australia—Q&A guideThis Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to initial public offerings in Australia...
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Initial public offerings—Hong Kong—Q&A guideThis Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to initial public offerings in Hong Kong...
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Initial public offerings—Italy—Q&A guide [Archived]This Practice Note had been archived and is not maintained. This contains a jurisdiction-specific...
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Initial public offerings—Greece—Q&A guideThis Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to initial public offerings in Greece published...
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Central Securities Depositories Regulation—essentialsThis Practice Note provides information on the Central Securities Depositories Regulation (EU)...
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31st Aug
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Continuing obligations—transactions by a person discharging managerial responsibilities (UK Market Abuse Regulation and DTR 3)This Practice Note...
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25th Aug
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Market Abuse Regulation—unlawful disclosure of inside information and market soundings—quick guideThis Practice Note provides a quick guide to the key...
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25th Aug
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Policing and enforcement of the UK Listing RegimeThis Practice Note focuses on the policing and enforcement of the UK Listing Regime by the FCA. It...
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24th Aug
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Market Abuse Regulation (MAR)—essentialsIn each section of this Practice Note, links are given to the relevant provisions of EU and/or UK legislation,...
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24th Aug
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Directive 2014/57/EU on criminal sanctions for market abuseBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit...
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Produced in partnership with Ms Alison Geary of WilmerHale 24th Aug
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Market Abuse Regulation (MAR)—one minute guideWhat is the objective of the EU Market Abuse Regulation and UK Market Abuse Regulation?The Market Abuse...
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24th Aug
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An introduction to short sellingShort selling, or 'going short', is a technique whereby traders sell shares or debt instruments ('securities') which...
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24th Aug
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Dealing and managing client ordersBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation...
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24th Aug
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The Short Selling regulationIn each section of this Practice Note, links are given to the relevant provisions of EU and/or UK legislation, as...
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19th Aug
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MiFID II conduct of business and investor protection requirementsBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the...
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19th Aug
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MiFID II and MiFIR—market structureBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation...
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