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Key Gabriel changes: November 2018

We have made the following changes to Gabriel:

• New UK Banking Taxonomy 3.1.1, in line with the Bank of England Taxonomy release note v3.1.1
• XBRL files deployed into Gabriel with validation rule changes under Taxonomy 2.8.1
• Changes to entry points for COR12 as part of taxonomy 2.8.1.1
• Changes to data item FSA056 validation rules and labels.
• Changes to enable users to see group reporting in the submission history screen
• Other minor bug fixes

Please read the DRG Change Log V47 for more information on the data item changes.

PSD001 (Mortgage Product Sales Data) - Change to validation rule for lifetime mortgages

As part of our efforts to improve the quality of our Mortgage Product Sales Data, we have made a change to one of the validation rules in PSD001 for lifetime mortgages. When reporting lifetime mortgages, firms will now have to leave the mortgage term field blank. If a term is entered, the firm will receive a validation error and will need to remove the mortgage term before it is able to submit.

Key Gabriel changes: September 2018

We have made the following changes to Gabriel:

  • New taxonomy version 2.8 delivered for CRD IV reporting in line with EBA requirements
  • Four new data items - COR013 (Resolution), COR001a (Own Funds), COR001b (Leverage Ratio) and PRA110 (Cash flow mismatch) introduced for Banks, Building Societies and PRA investment firms
  • New data item REP018 (Operational Security and Risk) for payment institutions
  • Change to data items RMA-C, RMA-E, FSA031, FSA032, and FIN-APF effective from 1 October 2018 in line with the Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD)
  • Changes to enable users to see which firms have been included in group submissions
  • Changes to the message firms see after they have performed a successful cross validation of their data items
  • Changes to allow Principal Users to nominate firm users to receive the scheduled submission reminder emails
  • Other minor bug fixes

Please read the DRG Change Log V46 for more information on the data item changes.

New 'Forgot Password?' Service  

Gabriel users can now quickly and securely reset their own password using the new 'Forgot Password?' service. The new service enables you to securely reset your Gabriel password without the use of security questions.

Complaints reporting on MiFID activities

Firms who undertake MiFID activities are required to report information on complaints received from eligible counterparties, professional clients and retail clients if they are in relation to MiFID activities.  This information should be reported in the Complaints DISP1 Ann1R report. Find out more

Key Gabriel changes: August 2018

We have made the following changes to Gabriel:

  • New data items for REP015 (Retirement Income Flow Data), and REP016 (Retirement Income Stock and Withdrawals Flow Data)
  • Change to Special instructions for Complaints and CCR Complaints data items
  • Changes to the messages firms see after they have saved and validated their data items
  • Other minor bug fixes

Please read the  DRG Change Log V45  for more information on the data item changes.

Key Gabriel changes: April 2018

We have made the following changes to Gabriel:

  • Users are now able to log in with their email address in addition to their User ID,
  • New data items for PS-Complaints (Electronic Money and Payment Services Complaints Return), and REP017 (Payments Fraud Report),
  • New versions of FSA005 (v8), FSA017 (v5), FSA045 (v7), and
  • Other minor bug fixes

Please read the DRG Change Log V44 for more information on the data item changes.

Key Gabriel changes: February 2018

We have made the following changes to Gabriel:

  • New data items for ring-fenced bodies (RFB001 to RFB008)
  • New versions of FSA056 (v4), FSA057 (v2), RMA-G (v6), RMA-J (v6) and REP-CRIM (v2)
  • Other minor bug fixes

Please read the DRG Change Log v43 for more information on the data item changes.

RMA-G – Guide for firms submitting their professional standards data

We have published a helpful guide to help firms with the submission of their professional standards data (part of the Retail Mediation Activities Return (RMAR) section G). 

This guide explains how firms can use the XML extract and upload functionality in Gabriel, and is particularly helpful for firms with large numbers of advisers to report, reducing the amount of re-input time required. 

Key Gabriel changes: November 2017

We have made the following changes to Gabriel:

  • Updated AIF001 and AIF002 to align with ESMA schema version 1.2 and the latest ESMA technical guidance
  • New version of FIN-A (v2)
  • Minor changes to Complaints DISP 1 Ann 1R (v5.2), CCR002 (v4.1) and CCR007 (v2.2)
  • Other minor bug fixes

Please read the DRG Change Log v42 for more information on the data item changes.

Key Gabriel changes: September 2017

We have made the following changes to Gabriel:

Key Gabriel changes: July 2017

We have made the following changes to Gabriel:

  • New taxonomy version 2.7 delivered for CRD IV reporting in line with EBA requirements
  • Three new data items - PRA104-107a (Financial Forecast IFRS), PRA104-107b (Financial Forecast GAAP) and PRA108 (Memorandum Items) – introduced for Banks, Building Societies and PRA Investment Firms
  • New version of MLA-D1 (v2)
  • Other minor bug fixes

Key Gabriel changes: May 2017

We have made the following changes to Gabriel:

  • New taxonomy version 2.6 delivered for CRD IV reporting in line with EBA requirements
  • New versions of RMA-D1 (v5) and REP008 (v2)
  • Minor changes to CCR-Complaints (v2.1), FIN069 (v1.1) and REP005 (v1.2)  

Please read the DRG Change Log v39 for more information on the data item changes.

Key Gabriel changes: February 2017

We have made the following changes to Gabriel:

  • New data items for REP011 - Monthly Breach Report from Depositaries and REP012 Quarterly Oversight Report from Depositaries
  • New version of FIN-CAP Capital Adequacy and minor changes to validation in RMA-D1.  

Please read the DRG Change Log v38 for more information on the data item changes.

Financial Crime Report (REP-CRIM)

We have published FAQs to assist firms who report REP-CRIM, including guidance on the reporting obligations for general insurers and general insurance intermediaries.

Retail Mediation Activities (RMA) data use

Through FCA Live & Local, our regional engagement programme aimed primarily at our flexible firm audience, a number of firms queried why we collect data on Retail Mediation Activities and what we use it for.

In response, we have produced a paper which:

  • provides a high-level summary of why we need information on RMA and the rationale for collecting it
  • confirms why we need the data in an electronic format
  • links the collection of RMA data to our wider supervisory approach
  • demonstrates how the collection of RMA data is in line with our strategic and operational objectives

Please see the RMA page for further details.

Key Gabriel changes: November 2016

We have made the following key changes to Gabriel:

  • New data items for Financial Crime Report (REP-CRIM) and List of Overseas Regulators and Organogram (REP010)
  • New schema versions of FSA032 (v7), FSA042 (v2), MLA-F (v3), MLA-F1 (v2), MLA-H (v3), MLA-H1 (v2), RMA-G (v5) and RMA-K (v5)
  • Minor changes to CCR003 (v2.1) and FSA019 (v6.1)
  • Change to the cross validation rules for MLA-D1

Read the DRG Change Log v37 for more information on the data item changes.

Key Gabriel changes: October 2016

We have made the following key changes to Gabriel:

  • For PSD reporters, a new email notification will be sent to the firm user who uploaded the PSD XML to inform them of completion of the validation process
  • New taxonomy versions 2.4.1.1 and 2.5 delivered for CRD IV reporting in line with EBA requirements, including two new modules (COR011 COREP LCR DA and COR012 ALMM)
  • New schema versions of FSA028 (v5), CCR002 (v4), CCR003 (v2) as set out in Handbook Instrument FCA 2016/45
  • New schema version of FIN-CAP (v2)
  • Minor changes to RMA-Complaints (v2.1)
  • Minor changes to REP006, REP006a, REP007, and REP007a (all v1.1)

Read the DRG Change Log for more information on the data item changes.