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A good understanding of the FS Handbooks means that you are able to work within the rules and make the most of the regulations.

The City Library, part of the Thomson Reuters range of publications, provides you with practical insight and commentary on the latest regulatory changes and industry developments, to give you that all-important understanding.

Whether you’re looking for a guide to the Listing Regime or an explanation of the latest regulations governing remuneration, we bring you commentary, case law and analysis so that you have all the information you need to be confident that you’re not putting you or your company at risk.

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A Practitioner’s Guide to the FCA Listing Regime 2014/2015

A Practitioner’s Guide to The FCA Listing Regime is the definitive, annual guide to the requirements of the Listing, Prospectus, and Disclosure and Transparency Rules. It offers practical guidance on the eligibility criteria and continued obligations for listing on the London Stock Exchange. The disclosure requirements and the contents, approval and publication of prospectuses are also covered.
This year will be the Listing Regime Guide’s 27th edition. Each year the text is updated to include all the latest LSE and FCA developments as well as developments at the European level.
The book is authored by some of the City’s foremost practitioners and includes an introductory chapter by the UK Listing Authority.

August 2014
Price: £145


A Practitioner’s Guide to the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers 2014/2015

A Practitioner’s Guide to The City Code on Takeovers and Mergers is the definitive, annually updated guide to the work of the Takeover Panel. It describes the role and purpose of the Panel, then examines and gives guidance on all the rules, explaining the responsibilities and actions of each party. It is essential reading for anyone active in mergers and acquisitions.
Each year the Guide is fully revised and updated to take into account changes to the Code and their implications for practitioners. Each chapter is written by a well-known expert adviser, including an introduction by the Director General of the Takeover Panel.

September 2014
Price: £145


A Practitioner’s Guide to the AIM Rules

7th Edition
This is the 7th edition of the leading guide to the junior market of the London Stock Exchange. It provides a comprehensive and practical approach to the requirements behind AIM listings, admission procedures, continuing obligations and tax issues. It is invaluable for senior management in AIM companies and those intending to list, and their advisers.
The seventh edition has been extensively revised to include important changes to areas including the tax regime and corporate governance and reflects current trends and market practice as well as details of the anticipated forthcoming changes to the AIM Rules for Companies.

September 2014
Price: £145


A Practitioner's Guide to Financial Services Investigations and Enforcement

A Practitioner’s Guide to Financial Services Investigations and Enforcement is a practical resource for all firms and individuals that may find themselves the subject of, or asked to assist in, an investigation or enforcement action, and covers every stage of the process from internal investigations through to the challenging of decisions and the Tribunal. The aim is to provide a guide to dealing with investigations in a way that promotes the best interests of the firm or individual concerned whilst complying with regulatory requirements.

March 2014
Price: £145


A Practitioner’s Guide to the Regulation of Insurance

5th Edition
This fully revised title examines the UK and European regulatory regimes and their impact on the insurance industry, providing essential practical advice for compliance officers, professional advisers and other insurance industry professionals. It covers all aspects of the life and non-life insurance industries, from establishment, authorisation and ownership to conduct of business and financial supervision. There is also coverage of reinsurance, friendly societies and special categories of insurance business.
Specific reforms covered in the new edition include the new product intervention powers granted to the FCA, covering product suitability and selling practices, and the FCA's new competition objective.

August 2014
Price: £145


A Practitioner’s Guide to MiFID

2nd edition
Consultant Editor: Jonathan Herbst, Norton Rose Fulbright

A complete practitioner’s guide to the provisions and practical implications of the new Markets in Financial Instruments Directive, MiFID II. Written by a team of authors that includes some of the industry’s foremost experts, the book will cover both the original Directive and all the changes and extensions brought about by MiFID II, how the directive will impact firms and how they need to prepare for its implementation, and also how the directive interacts with other European and UK level legislation.

December 2014
Price: £135