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Out-Law Guides

  • Post-Brexit licensing options in Ireland for UK asset managers

    Ireland is an attractive location for UK asset managers seeking to retain EU passporting rights post-Brexit given ease of access and communication, time zone and workforce considerations.

  • The investment bank special administration regime

    The collapse of Lehman Brothers in September 2008 highlighted deficiencies in applying the “normal” corporate administration regime to investment banks, in particular in protecting client assets. This led to the introduction of the investment bank special...

  • Setting up an authorised collective investment scheme in the UK

    There are many arrangements that may be used to set up a collective investment scheme, but only certain ones can be used if that scheme is to be authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

  • Competition law: UK financial regulators' concurrent competition powers with the CMA

    On 1 April 2015, UK financial regulators the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) gained new competition law powers, which they can exercise concurrently with the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).

  • An introduction to collective redress schemes

    Collective redress schemes, often referred to as 'compensation schemes', offer businesses an alternative means of righting wrongs committed against a particular class of individuals or customers quickly and economically. They have broad, cross-sector appeal....

  • Regulatory attestations

    Financial regulators have been using attestations for a number of years to obtain personal commitments from named individuals about a particular state of affairs at their firms. However, recent moves by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Prudential...

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