Tag Archives: regulatory compliance

Fresh FCA proposals on operational and security risk management by Payment Services Providers (PSPs)

In March 2018, the FCA released its consultation paper (CP18/6) on its proposed approach to the execution of the European Banking Authority’s (EBAs) final guidelines on security precautions for operational and security risks of payments services under PSD2. The Latest Approach document, Version 2, was released 19th December 2018 https://www.fca.org.uk/publication/finalised-guidance/fca-approach-to-payment-services-electronic-money-2017.pdf.  Altogether, the documents do not […]

Fresh FCA proposals on operational and security risk management by Payment Services Providers (PSPs)

  During March 2018, the FCA issued its consultation paper (CP18/6) on its proposed approach to the application of the European Banking Authority’s (EBAs) final guidelines on security procedures for operational and security risks of payments services under PSD2. The Latest Approach document, Version 2, was released 19th December 2018 https://www.fca.org.uk/publication/finalised-guidance/fca-approach-to-payment-services-electronic-money-2017.pdf.  Generally, the documents do […]

Brand-new FCA suggestions on operational and security risk management by Payment Services Providers (PSPs)

During March 2018, the FCA released its consultation paper (CP18/6) on its proposed approach to the application of the European Banking Authority’s (EBAs) final guidelines on security strategies for operational and security risks of payments services under PSD2.

Updated FCA proposals on operational and security risk management by Payment Services Providers (PSPs)

During March 2018, the FCA released its consultation paper (CP18/6) on its proposed approach to the application of the European Banking Authority’s (EBAs) final guidelines on security strategies for operational and security risks of payments services under PSD2.

Template UK Regulatory Compliance Manual

Some claim that the application for authorisation forms in the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) require this document, but let us make things clear. A Compliance Manual is not a regulatory requirement, it is however a regulatory expectation. It also helps keep the governance for all staff easy and manageable. A Template UK Regulatory Compliance Manual […]

The Myths Around Suitability Reports And How To Be A Hero

A common misconception is that the suitability report has to ‘round up’ the whole process, discussions and background information that has occurred to date. It doesn’t. It simply forms part of the process of telling the story and, from a compliance perspective, will be read in conjunction with the rest of the data and information […]

So Remarkably Simple, Yet Detailed and Thorough Compliance Risk Management Reference System

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Remarkably Simple Compliance: How Are You Impacted? An indispensable step for any Compliance Officer is the identification of your business departments and the impacting regulations. With an increasing amount of regulatory bodies, the changing regulatory scenery and recently the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (awaiting further consultation), putting managers directly in the firing line, risk […]

IFAs! Have your work double-marked for suitability

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‘Can help iron out rough edges’ Advisers should have their work checked over to make sure standards remain consistent and high, according to Threesixty Services managing director Phil Young.  Small, independent and directly authorised firms performed slightly less consistently than their larger and restricted counterparts in the regulator’s recent suitability review, but Young argued even […]