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.
Consultant editors: Hugh Maule and Tom Nicholls, Lawrence Graham LLP
- Gives a complete picture of the current AIM regime including guidance on the admissions procedures and ongoing obligations enabling practitioner’s to stay up to date with the latest requirements
- Includes in-depth and extensively updated coverage of tax issues to reflect significant changes to the tax regime for AIM companies
- Gives important guidance on corporate governance and the duties of directors
- Introduces a new chapter on fund structures, explaining how they have been affected by new rules, and additional material on US companies, building on existing coverage of overseas companies
- This title is the definitive, annual guide to the requirements of the Listing, Prospectus, and Disclosure and Transparency Rules
- Offers practical guidance on the eligibility criteria and continued obligations for listing on the London Stock Exchange
- Introduces the three rulebooks and the statutory framework, before going on to examine their requirements in detail to help practitioners ensure they are complying with the rules at all times.
- The disclosure requirements and the contents, approval and publication of prospectuses are also covered in detail.
- Fully updated to include all the latest London Stock Exchange and FSA developments as well as developments at a European level
Consultant Editor: Ruth Fox, Slaughter and May
- Provides a single point of reference to the main regulation of the FSA Handbook and quick and easy clarification of the rules
- Follows closely the structure of the Handbook for quick and easy access to the interpretation and comment provided by the team of contributors
- Takes account of the implementation of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) and its far-reaching changes to the financial services environment
Consultant Editors: Angela Hayes, Mayer Brown International; Calum Burnett, Allen & Overy
- Explains the key principles that underpin the FSA enforcement regime
- Shows how these principles must be followed so that investigation is not necessitated
- Goes through FSA requests for information
- Deals with civil and criminal investigations
- Sets out how an investigation should be prepared for and handled
- Assess remedial action and notifying the FSA of regulatory problems and internal investigations
- Details how to challenge FSA decisions
- Advises on the strategies and tactics that are likely to result in the best outcome if the investigation leads to enforcement action
- Takes into account the role of mediation
- Looks at disciplinary sanctions and other enforcement options
Consultant Editor: John Tattershall, PricewaterhouseCoopers
It is particularly important that bankers and their advisers understand the tools and processes that are available to the regulator before they are used on them.
A Practitioner's Guide to the FSA Regulation of Banking provides an easily accessible guide to the FSA's regulation and supervision of banks.
Consultant Editor: Tim Cornick, Macfarlanes
- Deals with the specific issues that are relevant to regulated firms on a daily basis
- Analyses the investments that are regulated
- Considers the impact of the Conduct of Business Rules
- Looks at the Client Asset regime and related rules as well as the special cases of trustee firms, occupational pension schemes and collective investment schemes
- Takes into account all the changes affecting designated investment business, most significantly the impact of MiFID
Consultant Editor: John Young, Lovells
- Examines the UK and European regulatory regimes and their impact on the insurance industry
- Provides expert analysis and commentary on all aspects of the life and non-life insurance industries, from establishment, authorisation and ownership, to conduct of business and financial supervision
- Considers the new UK regulatory architecture including practical guidance and commentary considering the impact of these changes
- Includes full coverage of the Solvency II Directive and the implications of the new capital adequacy requirements
- Addresses the advent of updates to coverage of other European directives including the Acquisitions Directive; Reinsurance Directive; and Insurance Mediation Directive II
- Provides details of EU-level structural changes including the new European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) and its powers