Dec 19 – The price of “free”dom

BY IN Article On 12th December 2019

In the past I have been critical of the marketing by lenders of “free valuations” and “free legals”.  News is reaching me again of significant delays in purchase and re-mortgage cases as the service provided through some conveyancers are at [...]

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Dec 19 – Cultural Awareness

BY IN Article On 12th December 2019

As a responsible trade body, AMI has always wanted an effective and efficient regulator.  In the FCA we have in the past enjoyed an open and participative approach built on mutual trust.  The MMR and FSCS funding consultation being two [...]

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Dec 19 – AMI Quarterly Economic Bulletin

BY IN Newsflash On 9th December 2019

AMI has issued its latest Quarterly Economic Bulletin which is now available on our website. [...]

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Nov 19 – Election to the Board of the Association of Mortgage Intermediaries

BY IN Newsflash On 27th November 2019

As part of being an open and transparent body,   [...]

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Nov 19 – The gift of SM&CR

BY IN Article On 19th November 2019

With the FCA’s Senior Manager & Certification Regime (SM&CR) due to be extended across financial services businesses from 9 December 2019, I would have expected more noise from small to medium sized advice firms complaining about the complexity.  It makes [...]

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Nov 19 – Remember, Remember the 9th of December

BY IN Article On 19th November 2019

This is the magic date when we migrate from the Financial Conduct Authority’s Approved Persons regime to the new Senior Managers regime.  Further changes will occur during 2020 when firms will have to complete activity to comply with the new [...]

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Nov 19 – Goldilocks forgets the porridge

BY IN Article On 19th November 2019

After a process as long as Brexit, the FCA has finally coughed up its new affordability rules to deal with the trapped borrower issue.  The call for inputs on its Mortgages Market Study was in October 2015, followed by the [...]

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Nov 19 – SM&CR one month to go – are you ready?

BY IN Newsflash On 11th November 2019

Act now to consider and introduce the changes that might be needed to ensure that your firm prepares for the introduction of SM&CR on 9th December   [...]

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Nov 19 – FCA Directory

BY IN Newsflash On 6th November 2019

In July 2018 the FCA consulted on the introduction of the Directory, a new public register which will make information available on individuals carrying out certain roles in financial services.   [...]

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Nov 19 – SM&CR Q&A updated

BY IN Newsflash On 6th November 2019

Further to our previous newsflash in September sharing AMI’s Senior Manager and Certification Regime FCA Q&A document, following recent discussions with the FCA, we are pleased to share an updated document that firms may find useful in their SMCR preparations. [...]

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