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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Authorisation of an authorised unit trust (AUT)What is an AUT?A unit trust is a type of collective investment scheme (CIS) in which the assets are...
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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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This Practice Note provides information relating to the impact of Brexit on the recast Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (Directive...
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This Practice Note provides an overview of the transaction reporting requirements that existed under the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive...
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This Solvency II quick guide details current UK legislation and retained EU legislation in relation to prudential insurance requirements that will be...
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Scope of this Practice NoteThere are several factors to consider when deciding whether or not a credit agreement is regulated under the regulatory...
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Brexit impactAs 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 Geraldine Quirk of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner 29th Nov
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The Insurers (Reorganisation and Winding-Up) Regulations 2003 (SI 2003/1102) (2003 Regulations) were introduced to implement the EU Directive on the...
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Produced in partnership with Geraldine Quirk of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner 29th Nov
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Consistent with the common law of contract, an insurer is not able to transfer the burden of its obligations under a contract of insurance without the...
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Produced in partnership with Geraldine Quirk of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner 29th Nov
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Implementation of the Insurance: Conduct of Business Sourcebook (ICOBS) On 6 January 2008, the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) predecessor, the...
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This Practice Note covers the regulated activities of providing basic advice to retail consumers on stakeholder products and of advising on:...
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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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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 Puesan Lam of DLA Piper 29th Nov
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Implementation of the Insurance: Conduct of Business Sourcebook (ICOBS) On 6 January 2008, the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) predecessor, the...
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The PRA's strategyThe PRA and the BoEUntil 1 March 2017, the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA), was a subsidiary company of the Bank of England...
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This Practice Note sets out the passporting rights and related notification requirements of insurance undertakings established in the European...
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Produced in partnership with Oliver Lewis and Rachpal Thind of Sidley Austin 29th Nov
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Dealing as principal or as agentAuthorised persons can obtain permission to deal in investments as principal, or as agent for another. Dealing in...
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This Practice Note looks at the requirements of chapter 13 of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)'s Senior Management Arrangements, Systems and...
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This insurance distribution quick guide details current UK legislation and retained EU legislation in relation to insurance distribution requirements...
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This Practice Note explains the rules for the cancellation of client agreements. The rules, which are contained in chapter 15 of the Financial Conduct...
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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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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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Background to the regulated activities of effecting and carrying out contracts of insuranceThe regulation of carrying on insurance business in the UK...
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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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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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