SM&CR

The FCA plans to publish and maintain a directory of certificated persons on the Financial Services Register. Bruce Fayle explains how firms should submit the details of their certification regime staff.

Kirk Ford provides a timely reminder about the purpose of regulation and the ethos behind the Senior Managers and Certification Regime.

The FCA has provided guidance on what it considers to be good practice and poor practice in regards to Conduct Rules training and fitness and propriety assessments.

Covid-19 has caused a radical change to our working lives. What impact will the pandemic have on organisational culture in financial services?

The FCA has published its expectations to help solo-regulated firms apply SM&CR during the coronavirus outbreak.

Under SM&CR, Senior Managers must ensure that, where they delegate their responsibilities, this is to an appropriate person and that they oversee this effectively. What does responsible and effective delegation look like in practice?

The FCA has published a discussion paper on driving purposeful cultures in financial services. It aims to encourage firms to embed healthy purposeful cultures which will lead to good outcomes for customers, employees and investors.

It’s been over a month since the arrival of SM&CR. How can firms ensure that SM&CR becomes ‘business as usual’ in 2020, and not something they need to be concerned about?

The team at RWA has compiled its quarterly review of the FCA’s communication documents, covering the period from October to December 2019. Take a look and keep up to date with the latest FCA documentation.

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