Corporate

Corporate guidance:

What is passporting? UK authorised firms may be eligible to carry out permitted activities in another European Economic Area (EEA) state if they fulfil the requirements...

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Duties of an office-holder to realise property Insolvency procedures (such as administration, liquidation or bankruptcy) involve the appointment of an insolvency...

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The Brexit vote On 23 June 2016, the UK voted to leave the European Union (EU) by 52% to 48%, with a turnout of 72%, sending shock waves across the markets and economies...

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This Practice Note provides an overview of the key issues and questions that an English lawyer is likely to need to address in the context of corporate (re)insurance...

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BREXIT: The UK is leaving the EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on this Practice Note. For guidance, see...

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This Practice Note examines EU laws in relation to financial services around the rights of freedom of establishment and freedom to provide services from one state to...

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This Practice Note sets out the passporting rights and related notification requirements of insurance undertakings established in the European Economic Area (EEA). For...

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This Practice Note focuses purely on procedural requirements for UK firms wishing to exercise EEA rights to provide financial services into the EEA under the following...

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Financial services firms and insolvency provisions in FSMA 2000 The provisions in Part XXIV of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA 2000) allow the...

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Brexit impact This Practice Note is impacted by the decision of the UK on 23 June 2016 to leave the European Union. For the impact on insurers, see Practice Note:...

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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 consent of the...

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What are insurance linked securities? Insurance Linked Securities (ILS) are an alternative form of risk mitigation for insurance and reinsurance firms. The Financial...

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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 Reorganisation and...

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This Practice Note focuses purely on procedural requirements for firms wishing to exercise passporting rights and Treaty rights in the UK. For further information and...

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Background In December 2000, Equitable Life closed to new business. The collapse of what had been considered a trusted insurer was as a result of Equitable Life being...

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