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FCA launches enhanced Financial Service Register

On 27 July 2020, the FCA published a press release confirming the launch of its updated Financial Services Register. The purpose of the register is to allow consumers to conduct a degree of due diligence on individuals and firms with which they may conduct financial services business. The key enhancements to the Financial Services Register

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FCA consults on extending deadline for introduction of Conduct Rules and FCA Directory reporting

On 17 July 2020 the FCA published Consultation Paper CP20/10 – “Extending implementation deadlines for the Certification Regime and Conduct Rules”. Due to the impact of Coronavirus, the FCA had already announced that the deadline by which FCA solo-regulated firms were required to complete their first round of fit and proper testing of Certification Regime

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12-week rule tripling to cover Benchmark Admins and Appointed Representatives

In yet another response to the COVID-19 crisis, the FCA has extended an earlier modification of the “12-week” rule to cover Benchmark Administrators (BAs) and firms using Appointed Representative (ARs) arrangements.  On 6 May 2020 the FCA published a modification by consent, tripling the period of the “12-week” rule. The rule allows a solo-regulated firm

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