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General Counsel update - legal guide edition 32

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Myanmar, Singapore, United Kingdom
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  • November 29 2012

A summary of major developments in key areas

Business common sense in contractual interpretation: the High Court (UK) considers loan prepayment fees

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 18 2013

In a judgment that has surprised many commentators and caused some concern amongst credit providers, a High Court decision has interpreted ambiguous

Remuneration policies: the FSA's draft Code of practice

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 11 2009

On 26 February, the FSA published a Code of practice on remuneration policies in draft form, in conjunction with the government's announcement about the Asset Protection Scheme

Registration deadline under money laundering regulations extended to 31 may 2008

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 16 2008

The Money Laundering Regulations introduced a requirement that individuals who perform trustee duties "by way of business" must register with HMRC

General counsel update

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • June 17 2011

This is the twenty-fifth in our series of general counsel updates which aim to summarise major developments in key areas

Timeline - a guide to the legal milestones ahead

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 10 2011

This is a guide to key legal developments in the coming months and years ahead

Acting in concert and deemed voting power: new FSA guidance

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 3 2010

On 6 April 2010, the FSA published Draft Guidance setting out its views on when persons might be "acting in concert" or hold deemed voting power for the purposes of its controller regime (the "Draft Guidance"

Corporate governance a fundamental aspect of the FSA’s intensive supervisory agenda?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 18 2010

During the last three years, the way in which the Financial Services Authority regulates has changed radically both in terms of approach and intensity

FSA’s corporate governance framework and intensive supervisory approach

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 14 2010

Corporate governance is currently high on the FSA's radar and it is clear that issues relating to corporate governance are a key component of the FSA's new intensive supervisory approach

Walker Review on corporate governance in financial institutions final recommendations

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 2 2010

In November 2009, Sir David Walker published his Final Recommendations on corporate governance in UK banks and other financial institutions (BOFIs