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The Financial Conduct Authority has specified nine significant-harm functions and expects firms to ensure that any staff performing one of the nine...
8th Apr
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Presuming that the firm that the financial adviser works for is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and that the adviser is also FCA...
8th Apr
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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...
8th Apr
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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...
8th Apr
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As set out in our Practice Note: The Prospectus Directive and the debt capital markets—is a prospectus required? [Archived], the Prospectus Directive...
8th Apr
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What are the key features of the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme?The government has announced a number of measures to assist businesses...
8th Apr
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We are constantly reviewing and adding to our content as a result of market practice and customer feedback. We do not have any content on the impact...
8th Apr
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What is bitcoin?Bitcoin is a digital token that lets you send money to any person in the world to pay for goods and services.It is a transparent,...
8th Apr
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The term ‘transition or implementation period’ is used in the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland...
8th Apr
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Under the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (EU(W)A 2018), before certain proposed statutory instruments (Brexit SIs) are formally laid in...
8th Apr
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There are two schools of thought on how Brexit may prevent the Financial Transactions Tax (FTT) proposals from affecting the UK. The first is a policy...
Produced in partnership with Hilary Barclay of Burges Salmon 8th Apr
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Only lawyers qualified in an EU Member State are able to practise EU law or argue before EU tribunals such as the Court of Justice of the European...
8th Apr
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See Practice Note: Brexit—impact on financial services discusses the impact of Brexit on financial services including the loss of passporting rights...
1st Apr
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We have addressed the relevant FCA amendments to retained EU legislation in our series of Brexit Quick Guides across a number of financial services...
1st Apr
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What is a credit union?A credit union is a type of financial services institution owned and controlled by its members and operated for their own...
Produced in partnership with Scott Ralston 29th Mar
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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...
26th Mar

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