Regulation round-up December 2016

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Introduction: Simon Green, General Insurance & Conduct Specialists

I'm delighted to welcome you to the December edition of Regulation round-up. I’d like to take the opportunity to talk about the recent findings from our thematic review of general insurance (GI) intermediaries’ professional indemnity insurance (PII).

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Hot topic: Video: Mission update

Watch as Andrew Bailey reflects on progress of the Mission consultation including November’s conference and consumer organisation meetings. Andrew explains the importance of the engagement so far and how these valuable insights will help shape our final Mission. We are keen to hear your views on the questions raised in the document – please respond by 26 January 2017.

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Hot topic: Advice Unit

Our Advice Unit will re-open for applications on 3 January 2017. The Advice Unit is part of Project Innovate, which aims to encourage innovation in financial services in the interests of consumers. It offers support to firms that are looking to introduce innovative products or services to the market, while maintaining the same standards of consumer protection.

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In your sector…

Banks and building societies

PS: Minor Handbook changes related to mortgage borrowers with a payment shortfall

Web page update: Cash savings sunlight remedies

GC: Loan to income ratios in mortgage lending

Statement on PPI

2017/2018 FSCS levies, deposit class A1

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Investment managers and stockbrokers

Asset Management Market Study

Asset Management Market Study roundtables

ScamSmart

CP: Enhancing conduct of business rules for firms providing contract for difference products to retail clients

Advising on P2P agreements

Speech: Competition and savings: the regulator's perspective

Speech: Conduct risk in FX markets

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Financial advisers

Vertically integrated firms (VIFs)

Live & Local: Yorkshire & the Humber, South East & North West

ScamSmart

FAMR: Initial charge and lump sum investment

CP: Implementing information prompts in the annuity market

Advising on P2P agreements

FS: Crowdfunding postimplementation review

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Wealth managers and private bankers

Asset Management Market Study

Asset Management Market Study roundtables

ScamSmart

Speech: Competition and savings: the regulator's perspective

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Mortgage advisers

Live & Local: Yorkshire & the Humber, South East & North West

GC: Loan to income ratios in mortgage lending

Mortgage Market Study Terms of Reference

PS: Minor Handbook changes related to mortgage borrowers with a payment shortfall

Advising on P2P agreements

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Insurers & insurance intermediaries

Speech: The challenges for insurance and regulators in a Big Data world

Live & Local: Yorkshire & the Humber, South East & North West

2017/2018 fees and levies

Asset Management Market Study

Speech: Competition and savings: the regulator’s perspective

CP: Insurance Linked Securities

CP: Implementing information prompts in the annuity market

CP: Regulatory reporting: retirement income data

Gable Insurance AG (‘Gable’)

FG: Fair treatment of longstanding customers in the life insurance sector

Remedying Poor Value Legacy Workplace Pension Schemes: Findings from the Joint Review of Industry Progress against the Independent Project Board Recommendations

Pension Wise letter in wake up packs

Advising on P2P agreements

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Consumer credit

Call for input: Payday cap

Dear CEO letter: Debt Management

Early Arrears Thematic Review

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Credit unions

Credit unions - Financial Returns

New credit union rules

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