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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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IFPRU Remuneration CodeBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period...
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Financial Ombudsman Service—eligible complainantsBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit...
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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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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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FCA client classification requirementsBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit...
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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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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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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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Recognised investment exchangesBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation...
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