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August 17 – Nailed down

BY IN Article, FCA On 16th August 2017

After great deliberation, the FCA is now consulting on “Individual Accountability: Extending the Senior Managers and Certification Regime to all firms”.  This new regime will replace the existing Approved Persons regime and moves us from the reality of consumer detriment [...]

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August 17 – Still paying for the bad apples

BY IN Article, FCA On 16th August 2017

Contributions to the Financial Services Compensation Scheme continue to unfairly dwarf the other elements of firms’ regulatory bills. [...]

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June 16 – Significant AMI Win on FCA Fees

BY IN FCA, Newsflash On 30th June 2016

AMI made a series of objections in responding to this year’s FCA fees consultation.  As one of only two organisations to object to the additional consumer buy to let (CBTL) fees, AMI is pleased that the FCA has agreed to [...]

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Apr 16 Automatic P2P Permission

BY IN FCA, Newsflash On 8th April 2016

We have been advised that a significant number of firms have received an email earlier this week from the FCA confirming that a permission to advise on peer-to-peer (P2P) agreements was automatically added on 6 April. This applies to firms [...]

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Buy to let: permissions

BY IN FCA, Members Only, Newsflash On 18th January 2016

From 21 March 2016 broking buy-to-let mortgages will no longer be a regulated activity. Intermediaries will therefore no longer need to hold a consumer credit permission to advise on unregulated buy-to-let mortgages. There will however still be instances where a [...]

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Your 2015/16 invoice for FCA fees

BY IN FCA, Members Only, Newsflash On 7th July 2015

Members will be aware from our earlier messages and the considerable noise in the trade press that they are likely to see a significant rise in their FCA invoice in 2015. [...]

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FCA fee rates 2015/16

BY IN FCA, Newsflash On 27th April 2015

In response to the FCA’s consultation on its 2015/16 fee rates, AMI has issued a joint letter with the Association of Professional Financial Advisers urging for the FCA’s disproportionate fee increase to be reviewed. The letter has been sent to [...]

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FCA proposes new processes for complaints and buy-to-let

BY IN FCA, Newsflash On 18th March 2015

Complaints handling: The FCA issued a consultation on overhauling the complaints process. The main changes it proposed are: [...]

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FCA confirms policy proposals for 2015/16 regulatory fees

BY IN FCA, Newsflash On 26th February 2015

The FCA proposed its 2015/16 policy for regulatory fees and levies in the form of a consultation. [...]

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FCA’s guidance consultation on using social media for financial promotions

BY IN FCA, Newsflash On 7th August 2014

  FCA has issued a guidance consultation on its supervisory approach when firms use social media for financial promotions. [...]

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