The following Private Client practice note Produced in partnership with Alex Ruck Keene of 39 Essex Chambers provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
BREXIT IMPACT: 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 entered an implementation period, during which it continues to be subject to EU law. Brexit will have no automatic impact on the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA 1998), or the incorporation of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) provided for by the HRA 1998. Nor will it automatically lead to the UK withdrawing its membership from the Council of Europe, which is the parent body of the ECHR and the European Court of Justice and is an entirely separate body from the European Union. For further guidance on the impact of Brexit on the HRA 1998, see: What does Brexit mean for the Human Rights Act 1998?.
The issues for determination in the welfare jurisdiction of the Court of Protection are often deeply personal and almost always involve the exercise of state power over an individual: for instance by placing restrictions on contact between the protected person (P) and their family. It is therefore unsurprising that human rights permeate all aspects of the court’s decision making.
The European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) was incorporated into domestic law by the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA 1998),
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and procedure in the civil courts that have been introduced as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. For guidance, see Practice Note: Coronavirus
You may apply simplified customer due diligence (SDD) measures in relation to particular business relationships or transactions which you determine present a low risk of money laundering or terrorist financing, having taken into account:•your organisation-wide risk assessment—see Practice Note:
Produced with input from Rebecca Cousin of Slaughter and May on market practice.This Practice Note summarises the rules and guidance in relation to parties who are, or may be presumed to be, acting in concert for the purposes of The City Code on Takeovers and Mergers (the Code). In particular the
Background to the Single RulebookHistorically, the European Commission (Commission) favours using Directives (rather than Regulations) to set out its legislation in respect of the financial services sector. However, Directives, allowing Member States greater flexibility in how they implement
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