Regulation round-up October 2015

Regulation round-up is our monthly email to all regulated firms, updating you on the latest news that affects your sector.

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Introduction: David Lawton, Director of Markets Policy and International

Welcome to October's edition of Regulation round-up. This month, I would like to talk about MiFID II, a major piece of EU legislation that will impact a wide range of regulated firms, both large and small.

I will explain how we plan to engage and help firms with their implementation plans, as a further example of us working with firms as we all seek to make markets work well for consumers.

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Hot topic: Financial Advice Market Review (FAMR)

The financial services options available for consumers are becoming increasingly complex. We want more consumers to be able to access cost-effective and user-friendly financial advice. To achieve this, we are asking firms to help us create a regulatory environment that makes effective competition and innovation easier.

In August, we launched a joint consultation with the Treasury: the Financial Advice Market Review (FAMR). We are seeking your input on how we can regulate financial advice services more effectively, and improve the market for consumers.

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In your sector…

Banks and building societies

Senior Managers Regime: Grandfathering forms

PS: Whistleblowing

CP: Regulatory references

Call for Inputs on competition in the mortgage sector

PPI statement

PS: GI-Add-ons Market Study - Remedies: banning opt-out selling across financial services and supporting informed decision-making for add-on buyers

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Investment managers and stockbrokers (retail and wholesale)

MiFID II Implementation Roundtable

Recovery and Resolution Directive (RRD)

GC: Ring-fencing

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Financial advisers

CP: Pension reforms - proposed changes to our rules and guidance

MiFID II Implementation Roundtable

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Wealth managers and private bankers

MiFID II Implementation Roundtable

Recovery and Resolution Directive (RRD)

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Mortgage lenders and brokers

Call for Inputs on competition in the mortgage sector

Mortgage Credit Directive

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Insurers and insurance intermediaries

CP: Pension reforms - proposed changes to our rules and guidance

PS: GI-Add-ons Market Study - Remedies: banning opt-out selling across financial services and supporting informed decision-making for add-on buyers

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Consumer credit

PS: Consumer Credit rules and guidance

Mortgage Credit Directive

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Credit unions

Improving individual accountability: Workshops for credit unions

Senior Managers Regime: Grandfathering forms

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