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SMCR – Briefing Note for Broking and Trading Firms
All broking and trading firms which are regulated by the FCA will become subject to the SMCR on 9 December 2019.
What will the SMCR mean for partnerships and overseas individuals?
The 9 December deadline for the implementation of the SMCR is looming and firms are busily preparing to ensure that they are ready.
Transposition of EU Directive 2017/952 as regards hybrid mismatches with third countries
Overview of Bill of Law n° 7466 transposing the second EU Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive, recently submitted to the Luxembourg Parliament.
P2P Market Study Update
The FCA has published its final rules and feedback resulting from its consultation.
FCA’s investment platform market study final report – Impact on the asset management industry
Vanessa Walters and Jed Wilsher summarise the key findings of the FCA's investment platform market study report.
Pooling targets the fast lane
Melville Rodrigues considers the Government’s LGPS guidance on pooling, and implications for real estate mandates.
FCA Consultation and Policy Statement on Overdrafts
Last year, the FCA published a consultation paper and policy statement on its proposed reforms to the way banks charge for overdrafts.
FCA proposing to tighten up rules for loan-based crowdfunding platforms
Later this year, the FCA is due to publish its policy statement on the changes to the regulatory framework for crowdfunding platforms.
Financial Conduct Authority consults on increasing the award for the Financial Ombudsman Service
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is consulting on increasing the award limit for the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS).