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Financial Services Regulatory – TPR FCA authorised firms

Financial Services Regulatory – TPR FCA authorised firms

January 24, 2019

Victoria Ferres (Senior Associate in the Financial Services Regulatory practice) and Isabelle Westbury (Associate in the Financial Services Regulatory practice) consider the temporary permissions regime or TPR as it applies to FCA authorised firms.

Financial Services Regulatory – temporary contractual continuity in the UK post Brexit

Financial Services Regulatory – temporary contractual continuity in the UK post Brexit

January 24, 2019

Kirsty Taylor (Senior PSL, Financial Services Regulatory practice) and Jack Prettejohn (Associate in the Financial Services Regulatory practice) consider the draft financial services contracts regime, or Contractual Continuity Regime, and outlines the basis upon which EEA firms that currently passport into the UK and which either do not enter the temporary permissions regime (TPR) or which exit the TPR without authorisation can continue to service existing contracts.

Financial Services Regulatory – TPR Banks

Financial Services Regulatory – TPR Banks

January 24, 2019

Alex Forzani and Jamie Turner (both Associates in the Financial Services Regulatory practice) consider the temporary permissions regime or TPR as it applies to banks.

Financial Services Regulatory – TPR payment services and e-money

Financial Services Regulatory – TPR payment services and e-money

January 24, 2019

Nikki Johnstone (Senior Associate, Financial Services Regulatory practice) Martin Dowdall (Associate, Financial Services Regulatory practice) and Heenal Vasu (Senior PSL, Financial Services Regulatory practice) consider the temporary permissions regime or TPR as it applies to firms providing payment services and/or issuing electronic money.

Preparing for a hard Brexit – key points to note for equity capital market participants

Preparing for a hard Brexit – key points to note for equity capital market participants

January 23, 2019

In the event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal, what do issuers and other participants in the equity capital markets need to consider?

In this episode in our Brexit podcast series, equity capital markets counsel Michael Bloch and senior professional support lawyer Anne Kirkwood discuss the key points to note. We have also produced a short briefing note, which can be viewed here.

The ‘onshoring’ of EU financial services legislation

The ‘onshoring’ of EU financial services legislation

January 16, 2019

Like many areas of UK law and regulation, the UK’s financial services regulatory regime has been driven by reforms implemented at the European level, especially since the financial crisis. In this podcast, we look at how the UK Government is seeking to ensure that the UK’s financial services regime will function on a “hard” Brexit. 

Introduction to the UK’s Brexit legislative Framework

Introduction to the UK’s Brexit legislative Framework

January 16, 2019

Lucy Aconley (Senior Associate in the Global Restructuring practice), Emma Danforth (Senior Associate in the Global Funds and Asset Management practice) and Oonagh Harrison (Senior PSL in the A&O Brexit team) consider the role of the EU (Withdrawal) Act 2018 in the UK Government’s no deal “hard” Brexit contingency planning and explore its core objectives.

Implementing the Withdrawal Act and transitional arrangements

Implementing the Withdrawal Act and transitional arrangements

January 16, 2019

This podcast looks at what would need to be done to ratify the article 50 withdrawal agreement and political declaration on the future UK/EU27 relationship. The podcast was recorded prior to the political endorsement on 25 November 2018, however, the overview of the steps required remains valid. This podcast is led by Paul Sampson (a Senior Associate in the global funds and asset management practice), Jennifer Cresswell (Counsel in our international debt capital markets practice) and Oonagh Harrison (Senior PSL in the A&O Brexit team).

‘Retained EU law’ explained

‘Retained EU law’ explained

January 16, 2019

Charlotte Haworth (Senior PSL in the Global Banking practice), Karen Birch (Counsel and Head of Know How in our Litigation practice) and Oonagh Harrison (senior PSL in the A&O Brexit team) explore the scope and impact of the new body of law being created under the EU (Withdrawal) Act 2018 which is referred to as ‘retained EU law’.

Preparing for a hard Brexit – ten points relevant to mainstream debt capital market issuance

Preparing for a hard Brexit – ten points relevant to mainstream debt capital market issuance

January 16, 2019

The UK Parliament has voted against the Brexit deal. Whilst a hard Brexit is not inevitable, it remains a possibility and understanding the implications of that for the mainstream debt capital markets is gaining urgency.

In this episode in our Brexit podcast series, International Capital Markets partner Amanda Thomas and Jennifer Cresswell, a counsel in the International Capital Markets practice, discuss ten points for action and issues for consideration to assist issuers and other participants in the mainstream debt capital markets in preparing for a hard Brexit.

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