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UCITS stands for 'undertakings for collective investment in transferable securities'. The term originates from Directive 85/611/EEC on the coordination of laws, regulations and administrative provisions relating to undertakings for collective investment in transferable securities (the UCITS Directive). The UCITS Directive has undergone numerous changes, its most recent iteration being Directive 2014/91/EC (UCITS V). UCITS funds can take a variety of forms and structures including the société d’investissement à capital variable (SICAV) and fond commun de placement (FCP). In the UK, UCITS funds may be organised as an open-ended investment company (OEIC, also known as an 'investment company with variable capital' (ICVC)) or an authorised unit trust. UCITs can be marketed to reta
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Dividends involve a distribution of cash or a distribution of non-cash assets (known as a distribution in kind or a distribution in specie).A scrip dividend (in a tax context, sometimes referred to as a stock dividend) allows a shareholder to receive new shares in a company as an alternative to a
The Financial Conduct Authority Handbook (FCA Handbook) includes sourcebooks to regulate the conduct of business by a regulated firm relevant to insurers: the Conduct of Business Sourcebook (COBS) and the Insurance Conduct of Business Sourcebook (ICOBS). This Practice Note considers how these
This practice note provides an introduction to tort law by addressing three questions:•what does the concept of being liable in tort mean? And how does tort relate to contract and criminal law•how has the law of tort developed?•what is the scope of tort, ie what interests does it protect? What
Case number [insert number][In the principal registryORIn the [insert court location] FAMILY court]Sitting at [insert place]Notice of actingBetween[insert petitioner name]Petitionerand[insert respondent name]RespondentTake notice that we [insert name of firm] have been appointed to act as the
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