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February 17 – Help to Buy and Lifetime ISAs

BY AMI

AMI has created a factsheet on Help to Buy ISAs and Lifetime ISAs which may be helpful for firms. [...]

4 weeks ago / No Comments

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December 16 – FSCS supplementary levy

BY AMI

The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has today (1 December) issued its half year outlook report. This sets out the FSCS’s intention to ask the industry for further funds in addition to the usual annual levy. This will be invoiced late [...]

3 months ago / No Comments

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November 16 – Elections to the Board of the Association of Mortgage Intermediaries

BY AMI

As part of being an open and transparent body, which is fully representative of its members and their interests, the period for nominations for certain Board positions has been opened. These are part of the process where all Board positions [...]

4 months ago / No Comments

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June 16 – Significant AMI Win on FCA Fees

BY AMI

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 [...]

8 months ago / No Comments

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Apr 16 Automatic P2P Permission

BY AMI

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 [...]

11 months ago / No Comments

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Apr 16 Consumer buy to let registration

BY AMI

AMI has identified that there may be a potential problem over the activities that some firms have requested when making their application for the consumer buy to let (CBTL) permission. [...]

11 months ago / No Comments

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Apr 16 – FCA Business Plan and Annual Fees Consultation 2016

BY AMI

The FCA have today (5 April) released their new business plan and budget including draft fees for the year 2016/17.   [...]

11 months ago / No Comments

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Mar 16 – Buy to let tax changes: guidance

BY AMI

Last year, the government announced two major tax changes which will affect buy to let property owners. From 1 April 2016, increased stamp duty land tax will be payable on purchases of additional residential properties. [...]

12 months ago / No Comments

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Online dispute resolution: action for firms

BY AMI

From 15 February 2016 new legislation will introduce a European online dispute resolution (ODR) platform which will allow consumers, traders and alternative dispute resolution providers (in financial services this is FOS) to file, respond to, and handle disputes online. [...]

1 year ago / No Comments

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Mortgage Credit Directive: Bridging Loans

BY AMI

The new rules mean many bridging loans will be exempt from the provisions of the Directive, therefore they will be regulated outside of the Directive (i.e. under the current MCOB rules introduced following MMR) or unregulated altogether.    [...]

1 year ago / No Comments

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