We are consulting on increasing the Financial Ombudsman Service’s (‘the ombudsman service’) award limit, which sets the amount of compensation the ombudsman service can require financial services firms to pay when it upholds a complaint against them.
In this paper, we publish our proposals on how we will amend our Handbook and EU derived binding technical standards (BTS) if the UK leaves the EU without an implementation period in place. We also set out our proposed approach to EU non-legislative material such as Level 3 Guidelines and Q&As.
The temporary permissions regime will allow EEA firms and funds to continue regulated business in the UK, if the UK leaves the EU in March 2019 without an implementation period in place. This consultation paper sets out how we expect the regime to work in practice, how firms and funds can enter it, how long it will operate for, and the rules we...
We are consulting on proposals to apply existing rules and guidance that clarify our expectations on conduct and communication across the payment services and e-money sectors. We are also proposing new standards for the communication of payment services and e-money involving a currency conversion.
In 2016 the we launched a post-implementation review (PIR) of our regulation of the crowdfunding sector (which covers investment-based and loan-based crowdfunding). This paper summarises our findings, and consults on proposed new rules and guidance for loan-based crowdfunding platforms (also known as ‘peer-to-peer’ platforms).