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HEDGE FUND LIQUIDATION CHECKLIST

This checklist sets out the main steps to be taken to liquidate a hedge fund structured as a Delaware limited…

SMCR ASSESSMENT FORM AND CERTIFICATE OF FITNESS AND PROPRIETY FOR CERTIFIED STAFF

This is a template form to be used by an FCA solo-regulated UK Core SMCR firm to assess the fitness…

FCA RULES APPLICABILITY ANALYSIS: CORPORATE FINANCE FIRMS

This table lists the main rules contained in the FCA handbook and the MiFID Org Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2017/565) that…

APPOINTED REPRESENTATIVE AGREEMENT

This is a precedent appointed representative agreement whereby an FCA authorised firm (the Principal) appoints another person (the Appointed Representative)…

UK INVESTMENT FUND STRUCTURES: AN OVERVIEW

There are different investment fund structures available in the UK, each designed to suit different needs.  The main available fund…

SMCR: TEMPLATE DOCUMENTS FOR UK SOLO-REGULATED CORE FIRMS

FS REG has prepared template documents which contain everything you need to efficiently implement the SMCR at your firm. The…

FINANCIAL FRAUD TRAINING FOR LAWYERS: CASE STUDIES

This training session considers some case studies concerning financial fraud.  It is a reminder that financial frauds can occur, on…

SENIOR MANAGERS AND CERTIFICATION REGIME: DRAFTING STATEMENTS OF RESPONSIBILITIES

A video on the Senior Managers and Certification Regime and drafting Statements of Responsibilities for Solo Regulated Firms. Disclaimer:  This…

SENIOR MANAGERS AND CERTIFICATION REGIME FOR SOLO-REGULATED FIRMS: EXPLAINED IN 5 MINUTES

A 5 minutes’ introduction to the FCA’s Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR) for Solo-Regulated Firms. Disclaimer:  This article provides…

M&A IN THE FINANCIAL SERVICES SECTOR: A CHECKLIST FOR ACQUISITION LAWYERS

The following checklist highlights some of the key areas commonly considered by acquisition lawyers when conducting a due diligence on…

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