By Jane Walshe

SMCR for the Buy-Side: Reasonable Steps and Enforcement Activity

  By Jane Walshe, CEO of Enforcd Want to see how Enforcd can help Senior Managers?  Watch   our short demo video. Last summer, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published its long-awaited consultation on the extension of the Senior Managers & Certification Regime (SM&CR) to all FCA-regulated firms. The Consultation closed on 3 November 2017 and …

By The Enforcd Team

FCA Extends Expectations to Unregulated Activities

What key lessons should firms take away from the FCA consultation on codes of conduct for unregulated activities? In November of last year, the FCA published a draft consultation paper setting out the expected code of conduct for unregulated activities. The move had been coming for some time, as the FCA became increasingly vocal in its …

By The Enforcd Team

FCA Financial Lives Survey: Avoid Having Children for a Healthier Financial Future

The FCA Financial Lives Survey was published on 18 October 2017. Titled “Understanding the financial lives of UK adults”, the FCA will use the Survey to identify potential consumer detriment. Results have already informed its Financial Advice Market Review Baseline report, the Ageing Population and Financial Services Occasional Paper, and will inform the forthcoming Approach …

By Jane Walshe

FCA says Senior Managers need to take Responsibility for their Actions

At a conference (Practising Law Institute Sixteenth Annual Institute of Securities Regulation in Europe) today Mark Steward, FCA Director of Enforcement and Financial Crime, made a number of comments on fines, conduct of financial services firms and senior managers need to take responsibility for their actions as well as exercise meaningful oversight of what goes …