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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—Banking & Finance frequently asked questionsLawyers across the world are currently grappling with many common areas of concern...
30th Jul
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The structure and required elements of a murabaha TransactionMurabaha is both one of the most widely used and controversial Islamic finance...
Produced in partnership with King & Spalding 30th Jul
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FCA consultation paper tracker—2015This tracker sets out the consultation papers published by Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in 2015, along with...
5th Jul
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FCA consultation paper tracker—2020This tracker sets out the consultation papers published by Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in 2020, along with...
5th Jul
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FCA consultation paper tracker—2016This tracker sets out the consultation papers published by Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in 2016, along with...
5th Jul
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FCA consultation paper tracker—2018This tracker sets out the consultation papers published by Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in 2018, along with...
5th Jul
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FCA consultation paper tracker—2017This tracker sets out the consultation papers published by Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in 2017, along with...
5th Jul
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FCA consultation paper tracker—2019This tracker sets out the consultation papers published by Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in 2019, along with...
5th Jul
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FCA consultation paper tracker—2014This tracker sets out the consultation papers published by Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in 2014, along with...
5th Jul
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Establishing etc stakeholder or personal pension schemesEstablishing, operating or winding up:•a stakeholder pension scheme, or•a personal pension...
15th May
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be a member of the EU and EEA. This Practice Note introduces:•the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation...
24th Mar
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UK and EU data protection laws each include a right to data portability. This right allows individuals to obtain from a controller a copy of their...
Produced in partnership with Alex Brown of Simmons & Simmons 24th Mar
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This Practice Note considers the implications of the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) being within the...
1st Mar
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FORTHCOMING DEVELOPMENT: Following the publication of a discussion paper (DP18/1)on the effectiveness of competition in non-workplace pensions...
Produced in partnership with Alistair Hill of CMS 8th Jan
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The introduction of personal pensions in 1987 was heralded as offering new choices for self-employed and employed individuals.However, it soon became...
Produced in partnership with Alistair Hill of CMS 8th Jan
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Personal pension schemes—central role in private pensions sectorPersonal pension schemes, in their various forms, play a central and important role in...
Produced in partnership with Wyn Derbyshire of gunnercooke LLP 8th Jan
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Statutory development of personal pensionsRetirement annuity contracts were the predecessor to personal pensions. They were introduced by the Finance...
Produced in partnership with Alistair Hill of CMS 8th Jan
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FORTHCOMING DEVELOPMENT: Following a period of consultation, the government decided to restrict the statutory right to transfer (contained in...
Produced in partnership with Alistair Hill of CMS 8th Jan
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This Practice Note looks at legal and practical issues that arise on the winding up of a personal pension scheme by its provider, scheme administrator...
Produced in partnership with Alistair Hill of CMS 8th Jan
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.With effect from 8 October 2001, the Welfare Reform and Pensions Act 1999 (WRPA...
Produced in partnership with Alistair Hill of CMS 8th Jan

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