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Execution formalities—companiesThis Practice Note provides practical guidance on the execution of documents by companies after 6 April 2008 (being the...
21st Sep
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Suspension and cancellation of listing and tradingThe Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has a statutory power under the Financial Services and Markets...
21st Sep
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Calling a general meeting—fundamentalsThere are two forms of general meetings under the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006): general meetings and annual...
20th Sep
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E-signatures—jurisdictional guideThis guide sets out how e-signatures are used in various international jurisdictions. The table provides a...
Produced in partnership with Diego Krischcautzky and Diego Fernández of Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal 20th Sep
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Execution of contracts—jurisdictional guideThis guide sets out the requirements for executing simple contracts in various international jurisdictions....
Produced in partnership with Diego Krischcautzky of Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal. 20th Sep
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Execution formalities—witnessesThis Practice Note summarises the execution formalities for witnesses, including who can act as a witness to the...
20th Sep
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DeedsUnder English law legally binding agreements can be made orally, in writing or by deed.This Practice Notice considers the circumstances in which...
20th Sep
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Payment Systems Regulator—duties and powersGeneral dutiesThe Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) has a number of statutory duties and powers under the...
Produced in partnership with Sidley Austin 20th Sep
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Impact of Brexit: CRR and prudential regulation—quick guideThis Brexit Capital Requirements Regulation (EU) 575/2013 (EU CRR) quick guide details UK...
20th Sep
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Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products (PRIIPs)—essentialsThe PRIIPs Regulation, level 2 measures and UK implementation and BrexitThe...
20th Sep
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Impact of Brexit: Packaged retail and insurance-based investment products (PRIIPs)—quick guideThis Regulation (EU) 1286/2014 on key information...
20th Sep
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Quick Look Brexit Financial Services Legislation Status Guide—PRIIPsThis Quick Look Brexit Financial Services Legislation Status Guide provides...
20th Sep
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Financial Conduct Authority—functionsWhy are the FCA's functions relevant?The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) forms part of the regulatory structure...
20th Sep
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Structure of an Ijarah transactionKey features•This is the equivalent of leasing in an Islamic finance structure and is a contract under which the...
20th Sep
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Types of set-offThere are five main types of set-off:•independent set-off (sometimes known as legal set-off or statutory set-off)•transaction set-off...
20th Sep
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Margin for non-cleared derivatives—industry initiativesThe introduction of margin requirements for non-cleared derivatives is transforming how firms...
20th Sep
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European regulation of derivatives—one minute guideOTC derivatives and ETDsThere are two broad types of derivatives:•over the counter (OTC)...
20th Sep
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What is set-off and when is it available?Set-off is a complex yet important concept in legal proceedings generally and for many different types of...
20th Sep
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Retail issuance and distribution of structured productsIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
Produced in partnership with Laura Ings of Keystone Law 20th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—Changes to the court process in insolvency proceedingsThe UK Government’s policy of social distancing in order to slow the...
20th Sep

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