There are 13 item(s) tagged with the keyword "FCA".

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1. The new HMRC Trust Registration Service - what advisers need to know

The new HMRC Trust Registration Service - what advisers need to know

Tags: FCA, Compliance, HMRC
2. Update on Equity Release qualification and permission

Towards the close of 2016, the FCA released a Consultation Paper (CP16/24) looking at the possibility of investment and pension firms without mortgage permissions being able to advise on the equity release market provided they had an adviser who passed either a standalone qualification or a top-up to existing pension and investment qualifications.

Tags: FCA, Compliance, Equity Release
3. Aileen Lynch: Changes to FCA debt counselling permissions

On 20 March, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) produced a regulatory publication to inform firms that held 'debt counselling' activity they are likely to hold the incorrect limitation, writes Aileen Lynch.

Tags: FCA
4. "Three cheers for FAMR one year on"

Regulator released Financial Advice Market Review recommendations and updates on progress

Tags: Ken Davy, FAMR, FCA, FSCS
By Ken Davy
5. "Singing loudly over FSCS funding consultation"

In 1959, It’s Now or Never was a massive hit for Elvis Presley, selling more than 5m records and it is no exaggeration to say that it is now or never for you to have your say on how the FSCS is funded.

Tags: Ken Davy, FSCS, FCA
By Ken Davy
6. Smarter Consumer Communications: Removing ineffective disclosure requirements in our Handbook

In October last year, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) produced policy statement PS16/23, ‘Smarter Consumer Communications: Removing ineffective disclosure requirements in our Handbook’, which outlined a number of changes it would be making surrounding communications.

Tags: FCA
By Liz Coyle
7. "FCA needs to find a fairer way to fund the FSCS"

Is there light at the end of the tunnel for financial advisers or is it just another train heading towards us?

Tags: Ken Davy, FCA, FSCS
By Ken Davy
8. "'Voluntary agreement' has implications for FSCS"

Even when the subject matter of my weekly column is quite serious, I generally begin with a somewhat light-hearted anecdote. 

Tags: FCA, Pensions, Ken Davy
By Ken Davy
9. "PI insurance is no magic wand for FSCS funding"

Sometimes it can be useful to mix metaphors in order to make a point and, in the case of the FCA’s current review of the FSCS funding, I believe it is absolutely essential.

Tags: FCA, PI, Ken Davy
By Ken Davy
10. 'A substantial step forward': How FSCS bills could fall by over 60%

Advisers could see their Financial Services Compensation Scheme contributions cut by as much as 66 per cent under options set out in the FCA’s consultation on overhauling the scheme’s funding.

Tags: FCA, APFA

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