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  • Initial coin offerings and cryptocurrency: The Wild West of financing? Restricted access

    Seminar

    Last Reviewed: 24 October 2017 / Submitted: 11 October 2017

    The world of start-up financing has been turbo-charged in the last 18 months through the emergence of “initial coin offerings” (ICOs) - cryptocurrency-enabled financing schemes which across the world have raised billions of dollars in cash in a very short period of time. This session covers the short history of ICOs, the legal issues surrounding them, and asks whether there is a place for legitimate ICOs in the future.

  • FCA/PRA Enforcement - What Next? Restricted access

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    Last Reviewed: 24 October 2017 / Submitted: 11 October 2017

    This session looks at what may be coming in terms of investigations and enforcement from the regulators, including trends from recent FCA/PRA enforcement activity, developments in the FCA/PRA’s approach to investigations and changes to enforcement processes, as well as predictions from recent pronouncements and publications.

  • Brexit: Practical regulatory issues as Brexit approaches Restricted access

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    Last Reviewed: 24 October 2017 / Submitted: 11 October 2017

    Businesses have already begun to make their determinations about what happens next now the two year countdown to Brexit is underway. In this session we cover practical regulatory issues including client migration.

  • Data Protection Implications of MiFID2 Restricted access

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    Last Reviewed: 24 October 2017 / Submitted: 11 October 2017

    This session is designed to provide regulated firms with practical solutions to resolve the tensions between the requirements under MiFID2 to record calls and collect and store other information about individuals (including employees and clients) and data protection law.

  • The Extension of the Senior Manager & Certification Regime Restricted access

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    Last Reviewed: 24 October 2017 / Submitted: 11 October 2017

    This session looks at the FCA consultation paper on the extension of SMCR, the implications for the wider FCA regulated industry who will now have to implement this and draws on some of the lessons that have been learnt from implementing this throughout the banking industry.

  • Prospectus Summary Builder Demonstration Restricted access

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    Last Reviewed: 24 October 2017 / Submitted: 11 October 2017

    Demonstration of our automated Summary Builder tool which we have developed to facilitate the production high volumes of Issue Specific Summaries in accordance with the requirements of the new Prospectus Regulation. This is of particular interest to issuers of retail structured products and exchange traded notes.

  • Demystifying Commodity Finance Restricted access

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    Last Reviewed: 24 October 2017 / Submitted: 11 October 2017

    The term commodity finance covers a multitude of products offered both by banks and, increasingly, by non-bank financial institutions. This session seeks to demystify what is meant by commodity finance by providing an overview of some of the most commonly used products in the market and exploring the legal and practical considerations that need to be taken into account when structuring and negotiating commodity finance transactions.

  • Brexit: Implementation of a Brexit Related Reorganisation Restricted access

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    Last Reviewed: 24 October 2017 / Submitted: 11 October 2017

    This session covers corporate law options for implementing Brexit related group reorganisations including business transfers, cross border mergers and Part VI transfers.

  • GDPR - Key Changes and Practical Solutions Restricted access

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    Last Reviewed: 24 October 2017 / Submitted: 11 October 2017

    This session provides an overview of the key changes that are introduced by the General Data Protection Regulation and will discuss practical solutions to the implementation of the changes. We also consider the impact of the proposed UK Data Protection Bill and latest data protection authority guidance on GDPR topics.

  • VAT, Asset Management and Pensions Restricted access

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    Last Reviewed: 24 October 2017 / Submitted: 11 October 2017

    We look at the latest test cases on VAT exemption for pension fund management, the judgment in the Investment Trusts case, balancing regulatory duty to treat customers fairly vs managing litigation risk, latest case law on scope of VAT exemption for fund management and administration, and latest developments in the Littlewoods compound interest claims’ case.

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