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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...
13th Apr
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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,...
Produced in partnership with Oliver Saunders of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP 13th Apr
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Role The role of credit rating agents (CRAs) is to provide an objective and analytical opinion on the risk of payment defaults by looking at various...
13th Apr
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This Practice Note considers the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA)/Bank of England (BoE) temporary...
13th Apr
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This Practice Note summarises the new capital markets recovery package of measures proposed by the European Commission in July 2020 to address the...
13th Apr
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Background to emissions trading in the EU and the UKEmissions trading is a market-based approach to controlling pollution. It aims to reduce emissions...
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...
13th Apr
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This Practice Note tracks the progress of UK legislation introduced as part of the legislative project associated with the UK’s withdrawal from the...
13th Apr
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BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
Produced in partnership with John Drabble of Kemp Little LLP 13th Apr
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The Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR) and the Approved Persons Regime (APR) are the UK regulators’ framework for regulating individuals...
13th Apr
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Firm’s culture and governance remains a key cross-sector regulatory priority in 2020/21. By focusing on firm culture, on individual accountability and...
13th Apr
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IntroductionThe Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) took over regulation of the claims management sector from the Claims Management Regulator (CMR) on 1...
13th Apr
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IntroductionOn 7 December 2020, the Senior Managers Regime (SMR) and Conduct Rules, key components of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime...
13th Apr
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BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
13th Apr
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On 7 March 2016, the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR) replaced the Approved Persons Regime (APR) for UK banks, building societies,...
Produced in partnership with Carol-Ann Burton and Margarita Kato of Holman Fenwick Willan LLP and Dominic Pereira as research contributor 12th Apr
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Introduction to the EU legal systemThe EU legal system is sui generis—there is no other legal system it can be compared to, though it draws elements...
Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 12th Apr
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The Lexis®PSL Financial Services FCA/PRA Enforcement Database lists, and contains detailed information on, all substantive Financial Conduct Authority...
12th 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...
Produced in partnership with Alexander Rosenfield of Fenchurch Law and John Curran of Fenchurch Law 12th Apr
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This Practice Note provides information relating to the impact of Brexit on the recast Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (Directive...
12th Apr
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to islamic finance and markets in France published as part of the Lexology Getting the...
12th Apr

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