Category: FCA regulations



The FCA is often criticised for authorising individuals with ‘interesting histories’ and yet, in the same breath, for taking so long to approve applications. Factual evidence would suggest these criticisms are fair. The FCA should do more to weed out …


New FCA directory regime for advisers

We were pleased to brief readers of Professional Adviser about the need for IFAs to prioritise the submission of data for the new ‘FCA Directory of certified and assessed persons’ which is going live later this year under the SM&CR. You …


FCA confirms near final rules for SM & CR

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a series of papers explaining how it plans to implement the Senior Managers & Certification Regime across all sectors of the financial services industry. At present, the Regime only applies to the banking …