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FSA consults on pension risk and ICAS
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • February 18 2011

FSA is consulting on guidance on the approach regulated firms should take when working out their capital requirements in relation to defined benefit schemes they operate for the benefit of current and former employees


New UK authorised fund regime for tax transparent vehicles
  • Dechert LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 1 2010

On 23 November 2010, the Financial Secretary to the Treasury announced that the Government intends to launch a new authorised fund regime for tax transparent vehicles, in order to take advantage of the master-feeder fund structure across the EU, which is a key feature of the UCITS IV Directive, and for use as a preferred structure for cross-border pooling of pension funds, and possibly also for life insurance funds


Revising the UK remuneration code: considerations for investment managers
  • Dechert LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 30 2010

The United Kingdom Financial Services Authority (the "FSA") issued a consultation paper on 29 July 2010 proposing revisions to its remuneration code (the "Code"


Complaints handling powers and the Human Rights Act
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 3 2008

The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) was established under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA) in order to resolve certain types of disputes between firms and their retail clients in a relatively fast, informal and independent process


General counsel update: 31 May 2012
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Argentina, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Singapore, Spain, United Kingdom
  • May 31 2012

This is the twenty-ninth in our series of General Counsel Updates which aim to summarise major developments in key areas


Financial Regulatory Developments 7 November - Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • November 7 2014

FCA has launched a consultation on a proposed charge cap on auto-enrolment funds and banning certain charging practices in relation to contract-based


General Counsel Update - June 2013 - A summary of major developments in key areas
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Singapore, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 21 2013

The Companies Act 2006 (Strategic Report and Directors' Report) Regulations 2013 (Regulations) to amend the structure of UK annual reports have


Jo Chattle
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

Katherine L. Lindsay
  • Bracewell & Giuliani LLP

Amy L. Pierce
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP