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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 Morrison & Foerster LLP 12th Jan
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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BREXIT: The UK is leaving EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on this Practice Note. To ensure...
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9th Nov
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The debt sale and purchase market in the UKThe debt sale and purchase market has for some time been very active throughout the UK. It is an important...
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9th Nov
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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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Introduction to the Insurance Act 2015The Insurance Act 2015 (IA 2015) received Royal Assent on 12 February 2015 and, apart from Part 6 of the Act,...
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Produced in partnership with Oliver Saunders of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP 13th Apr
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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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13th Apr
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Insurance contracts have always had an aura of mystery about them in the eyes of law students and lawyers. This is because they are contracts of the...
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Produced in partnership with Alexander Rosenfield of Fenchurch Law and John Curran of Fenchurch Law 12th Apr
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Produced in partnership with James Beeton of 12 King's Bench Walk and Cressida Mawdesley-Thomas of 12 King's Bench Walk 9th Apr
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Applicable legislationInsolvency laws generally make special provisions for insurance companies, because of the regulated status of the industry and...
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Produced in partnership with Geraldine Quirk of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner 9th Apr
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to insurance and reinsurance in Sweden published as part of the Lexology Getting the...
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to insurance and reinsurance in Luxembourg published as part of the Lexology Getting the...
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to insurance and reinsurance in Austria published as part of the Lexology Getting the...
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This Practice Note considers the permissions regimes for UK (re)insurers and (re)insurance intermediaries in certain EU jurisdictions, including...
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Produced in partnership with Francis Walters of HFW and HFW 9th Apr
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What is a friendly society?There has been a system of registration, and with it regulation, of friendly societies since the enactment of the first...
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Produced in partnership with John Gilbert of Hogan Lovells International LLP 9th Apr
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to insurance and reinsurance in Italy published as part of the Lexology Getting the Deal...
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to insurance and reinsurance in Spain published as part of the Lexology Getting the Deal...
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to insurance and reinsurance in Germany published as part of the Lexology Getting the...
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to insurance and reinsurance in United Kingdom published as part of the Lexology Getting...
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to insurance and reinsurance in European Union published as part of the Lexology Getting...
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Regulatory background to insuranceThe Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA 2000) established a regulatory regime for the financial sector,...
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Produced in partnership with Alice Carse and Anna Greenkey of Devereux Chambers 9th Apr
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Produced in partnership with The Society of Lloyd's Legal Team 9th Apr
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Produced in partnership with Dr Hiba Allam, PhD in Islamic Insurance Law 8th Apr

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