Regulation Matters January 2020

January 2020

Regulation Matters Welcome to this edition of Regulation Matters covering regulatory updates which impact financial advisers. If you have any questions about any of the subject matters and would like further information on the additional service available to support directly authorised firms, please contact 0800 085 0825 .

IN THIS ISSUE

Who is it relevant to? Summary

Action recommended / for your information?

Subject

THE FCA DIRECTORY

All firms

What you need to do to meet your obligations

Action recommended

DB PENSION TRANSFERS UPDATE

Firms who give – or have given

• Preparing for the proposed ban on contingent charging • Triage - Reminder about what constitutes triage and the importance of recording triage cases • What to do if your PI insurer excludes cover for past DB transfer advice or if your excess increases. The FCA has relaxed affordability requirements to try to help these borrowers. Affected firms will need to assess whether relevant ‘workers’ ought to be on the payroll as employees

Action recommended

in the past - DB pension transfer advice

MORTGAGE PRISONERS

Mortgage advisers

For your information

OFF PAYROLL WORKING FROM APRIL 2020

Firms who meet the definition of ‘medium’ or ‘large’ sized companies

Action recommended for the small number of firms that would be affected

REMINDER OF KEY REGULATION MATTERS

All Firms

Actions recommended in relation to ongoing regulatory matters

For your information

REGULATORY MATTERS ON THE HORIZON

All Firms

Overview of FCA planned activity. For your information

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