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What degree of reputational risk is needed for a firm to give notice to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) under principle 11 and SUP 15.3 of the...
29th Jul
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Are UK courts and tribunals bound by decisions of the Court of Justice of the European Union post-Brexit?As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the...
28th Jul
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What is the impact of Brexit on international transfers of personal data?This Q&A looks at the impact of Brexit on cross-border transfers of personal...
25th Jul
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What is crowdfunding?Main conceptThe basic premise of crowdfunding is that, rather than targeting a few select investors to finance a project,...
25th Jul
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Are HP agreements (as opposed to straight hire agreements) exempt from the provisions of the Consumer Credit Act (as amended)?BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31...
21st Jul
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What constitutes a regulated consumer hire agreement and what are the exemptions?BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked...
21st Jul
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Does innocent misrepresentation regarding the number of previous registered keepers of a vehicle give a consumer the right to reject the vehicle which...
21st Jul
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What CDD checks should be applied to a pooled account?What is CDD?Customer due diligence (CDD) is a package of measures which credit institutions...
7th Jul
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Company A and Company B are co-investors into ProjectCo. Is Company A required/entitled to carry out KYC checks on ProjectCo's directors nominated by...
7th Jul
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What is the EU Directive on criminalising money laundering?Directive on criminalising money launderingOn 12 November 2018, the Directive (EU)...
7th Jul
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If a company is set up to buy and sell virtual currencies, what anti-money laundering checks and know your customer checks should it carry out on its...
7th Jul
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What are the key features of a Brexit SI?As part of the UK’s domestic preparation for Brexit, the government is introducing a range of primary and...
28th Jun
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In the context of Brexit, what is meant by the ‘transition or implementation period’?The term ‘transition or implementation period’ is used in the...
28th Jun
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What is retained EU law?Retained EU law is a legal concept describing EU-derived legislation, rights and principles the UK plans to preserve in UK law...
Produced in partnership with Mathias Cheung of Atkin Chambers 28th Jun
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What is the sifting process for Brexit legislation?Under the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (EU(W)A 2018), before certain proposed statutory...
28th Jun
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Is Brexit considered a force majeure event?The change to the economic and commercial environments within both the UK and the EU as a result of Brexit...
28th Jun

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