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UK Cabinet Approves Brexit Agreement

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On 14 November 2018, the UK Cabinet approved an agreement permitting the orderly exit of the UK from the European Union (EU), commonly known as Brexit. Without such Withdrawal Agreement, the UK would crash out of the EU on...more

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Brexit Legislation Published Establishing a Temporary Permissions Regime for EEA Firms Passporting into the UK

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The EEA Passport Rights (Amendment, etc., and Transitional Provisions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 were made on November 6, 2018. The Regulations provide, among other things, for a Temporary Permissions Regime for firms that...more

Shearman & Sterling LLP

UK’s Consolidated Post-Brexit EU Legislation–Launch Note

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UK Post-Brexit EU Financial Services Legislation - Shearman & Sterling is today making available consolidated versions of EU legislation showing the proposed U.K. on-shored versions. The batch of legislation that will be...more

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - November 2018 #3

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

In this week’s newsletter, we provide a snapshot of the principal U.S., European and global financial regulatory developments of interest to banks, investment firms, broker-dealers, market infrastructure providers, asset...more

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Updating Evidence Laws for the Digital Space: Overseas Protection Orders

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In a bid to keep English law up to date with technological advances, the Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Bill 2018 has passed the committee stage at the House of Lords. The proposed legislation is intended to allow...more

Hogan Lovells

UK regulators prepare for ‘No Deal Brexit’ with a Temporary Permissions Regime

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HM Treasury has proposed a Temporary Permissions Regime (“TPR“) as a temporary measure to replace the passporting regime in Schedule 3 and 4 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (“FSMA“) in the event of a no-deal...more

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Bank of England Provides Further Guidance on Settlement Finality Designation Post-Brexit

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The Bank of England has published the "Dear CEO" letter that it has sent to the Chief Executive Officers of EU CCPs, central securities depositaries and payment systems that are currently designated under the EU Settlement...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Insolvency reform in the EU and UK in the era of Brexit As the political systems diverge the insolvency regimes converge

In recent years reform of insolvency legislation has been on the agenda in both the UK and in the EU through the EU's flagship Capital Markets Union ("CMU") initiative....more

Hogan Lovells

What happens now?

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The UK Cabinet has yesterday backed the Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration on the Future Relationship agreed between the respective negotiating teams of the UK Government and the EU Commission. Now begins the...more

Morrison & Foerster LLP

New UNCITRAL Model Law to Facilitate Cross-Border Restructuring and Insolvency

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UNCITRAL has adopted and published a second model law to promote universalism of restructuring and insolvency. This new model law is now readily available for domestic implementation across the world. The earlier model law...more

Robins Kaplan LLP

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

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Early reports suggested that although Teresa May’s cabinet wasn’t thrilled, it backed the PM’s Brexit plan, leaving the controversial deal to make its way to Parliament. But the resignation of two Cabinet members—including...more

Hogan Lovells

A new challenge in the mix: Hotel developments to provide affordable housing?

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It is no secret that this is a challenging time for the hotel industry in London with peak prices, a shortage of viable sites, uncertainty over labour and rising costs and taxes. Notwithstanding, one London Borough has...more

Hogan Lovells

Brexit: UK Cabinet backs the Withdrawal Agreement – but what does it say about IP?

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Last night the UK Cabinet backed the Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration on the Future Relationship agreed between the respective negotiating teams of the UK Government and the EU Commission. ...more

Littler

UK Supreme Court Rules on 'Gay Cake' Case

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Cakes have become an unlikely battleground for gay rights over the past few years. In the United States there has been a spate of cases where individuals have challenged refusals to provide cakes for same-sex weddings or in...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Supermarket Held Vicariously Liable in UK’s First Data Leak Class Action

UK supermarket chain Morrisons has been held vicariously liable for the acts of a malicious employee in the UK’s first data leak class action. The issue began in 2014, when a disgruntled Morrison’s internal IT auditor posted...more

Shearman & Sterling LLP

UK Conduct Regulator Bans Former LIBOR Submitter From Performing Any Regulated Activity

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The U.K. Financial Conduct Authority has published the Final Notice (dated October 30, 2018) that it issued to a former employee of a major international bank, prohibiting him from performing any function relating to any...more

Ropes & Gray LLP

UK Data Protection: Class action clouds gather over employers as Morrisons loses appeal

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UK supermarket Morrisons has lost its appeal against the decision of Mr Justice Langstaff that it was vicariously liable in damages to over 5,000 employees and ex-employees for the unlawful disclosure by a rogue employee, an...more

Shearman & Sterling LLP

UK Competition and Markets Authority Consults on Draft Definitions in Investment Consultants Market Investigation

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The U.K. Competition and Markets Authority has published a consultation entitled "Draft definitions of Investment Consultancy services and Fiduciary Management for the purposes of potential remedies," under its Market...more

Shearman & Sterling LLP

UK Regulator Highlights Role of Remuneration Committee Chair As a Senior Manager

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The U.K. Financial Conduct Authority has published a letter (dated August 20, 2018) addressed to the Chair of the Remuneration Committee of banks and large investment firms (investment firms with total assets over £50...more

Robins Kaplan LLP

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

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British and EU negotiators have reached a draft Brexit deal that PM May now needs to sell to her “deeply divided” cabinet. Not that her challenges would end there, mind you, as any deal would then face a skeptical Parliament...more

Cooley LLP

Blog: Vexed over Brexit disclosure

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The WSJ is reporting that, in a speech to the FEI Current Financial Reporting Issues Conference in New York, SEC Chair Jay Clayton advised the audience that the SEC is “sharpening its focus on corporate disclosures about the...more

Littler

UK Parental Bereavement Leave – New Rights to Leave and Pay

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Under the new Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Act 2018, starting in 2020, parents who experience the unfortunate loss of a child under the age of 18 or a stillbirth after 24 weeks of pregnancy will be entitled to two...more

Allen & Overy LLP

Pensions: what’s new this week November 2018

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Government consults on collective DC schemes - The government is consulting on proposals to introduce collective DC schemes (CDC schemes). CDC schemes pool and invest contributions, with a view to delivering better member...more

Dechert LLP

Investment Funds Update ? Europe: Legal and regulatory updates for the funds industry from the key asset management centres and...

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FCA Consults on Rules for Post-Brexit Temporary Permissions Regime for Incoming EEA Firms and Funds - The UK government is proposing to implement a “temporary permissions regime” to cover “inbound” European Economic Area...more

Locke Lord LLP

FCA directs EEA firms passporting into UK to make temporary permissions notification

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In preparation to a “no deal” Brexit and further to the Government’s announcements on the introduction of a temporary permission regime (TPR) in the event the passporting regime for firms falls away when the UK leaves the EU...more

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