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Comment early, comment often; the regulator is listening: Helpful news for post-Brexit sub-funds

European Union, United Kingdom - January 17 2019 In our legal update on the post-Brexit temporary permissions marketing regime we had noted that the regime was to be limited to funds established and…

Welcome reforms to limited partnership law announced by UK government

United Kingdom - January 15 2019 The UK government has announced plans to introduce reforms to limited partnership law as soon as Parliamentary time allows. According to the…

FCA update: How the financial sector can prepare for (a no-deal?) Brexit

European Union, United Kingdom - January 11 2019 As the 29th of March 2019 fast approaches, and the prospects for a transition period under the Withdrawal Agreement remain uncertain, UK regulated…

CMA response to Dual Pricing Super-Complaint - time for a “Step Change” in enforcement

United Kingdom - January 8 2019 On 19 December the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced its response to a super-complaint received from Citizens Advice, in which…

FCA proposes greater protection to retail customers in CFD market

United Kingdom - December 12 2018 The FCA published earlier this month, a Consultation Paper (CP18/38) which will seek to restrict further the availability of CFD products to retail…

FCA directs EEA firms to make temporary permissions notifications

European Union, United Kingdom - December 12 2018 The FCA has published a direction stating that any EEA firm which currently carries on regulated activities in the UK under an EU passporting…

FCA - Cost Transparency Initiative

United Kingdom - December 3 2018 On 7 November the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) launched the Cost Transparency Initiative (CTI). The CTI will take further the work already…

The FCA’s latest pronouncement on firm culture and sexual harassment in the work place

United Kingdom - November 21 2018 In the post Weinstein era, barely a day goes by without a headline about sexual harassment in the work place. Hot off the heels of the #MeToo movement…

Supreme Court denies RPI to CPI switch for Barnardo’s

United Kingdom - November 15 2018 In a judgment issued on 7 November 2018, the Supreme Court unanimously denied Barnardo’s permission to switch from the Retail Prices Index (RPI) to…

Automatic Enrolment - business as usual for employers?

United Kingdom - November 8 2018 According to recent research published by The Pensions Regulator (“TPR”), the majority of employers do not have any difficulty with ongoing duties…