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British Airways Pension Scheme Trustees brought down to earth

By , , and | 09 Jul 2018

Last Thursday saw the end to the latest round in the long-running and sometimes heated pensions increase dispute between British Airways and the trustees of its Airways Pension Scheme.

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Preparing for PRIIPs

Preparing for PRIIPs

By | 07 Sep 2016

With the publication of the FCA CP 16/18, UK PRIIPs manufacturers can now start to make detailed implementation plans but the delay in finalising workable RTS is a major hindrance.

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VAT and pension schemes: HMRC kicks the can down the road

VAT and pension schemes: HMRC kicks the can down the road

By , , and | 07 Sep 2016

On 5 September 2016, HMRC announced that it was giving itself another year to address some of the difficult issues around VAT on fees charged to pension funds.

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Authorised Contractual Schemes (ACSs)

Authorised Contractual Schemes (ACSs)

By | 30 Jun 2016

Authorised contractual schemes were introduced in 2013 to be a UK form of tax transparent fund.

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Smarter Consumer Communications: Responding to the FCA's questions

Smarter Consumer Communications: Responding to the FCA's questions

By | 12 Aug 2015

There is clear recognition by Government of the need to ensure that technology based innovation can thrive and yet in a soundly regulated way.

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Building the Capital Markets Union - CMU - in the EU

Building the Capital Markets Union - CMU - in the EU

By and | 01 Jun 2015

The CMU is described as a flagship initiative of the Commission and has been described as one of the important initiatives initiated by the European Commission to be considered in the next few years.

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UK implementation plans for MiFID II and MiFIR

UK implementation plans for MiFID II and MiFIR

By , , and | 31 Mar 2015

UK based firms should review the recently published HM Treasury and FCA papers regarding the implementation details for MiFID II and MiFIR.

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Pooled Property Funds for Investments in UK Property

Pooled Property Funds for Investments in UK Property

By and | 24 Nov 2014

The search for efficient ways of setting up pooled property funds has resulted in a number of structures being devised for open ended and closed ended property funds

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