FCA pushes back SMCR deadline by nearly 4 months

The FCA has extended the deadline for firms to complete the first assessment of the “fitness and propriety” of their Certified Persons under the new Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR) from 9 December until 31 March.


Expert attacks failure to include appointed reps in SMCR

The failure to include appointed reps in the FCA’s new Senior Managers & Certification Regime, which comes into effect today (9 December) is an “oversight”, according to a regulatory expert.


FCA wants more details of directors as SMCR looms

The FCA is to introduce a new form for MIFID II-regulated firms requiring them to provide information on management changes.


CISI launches SMCR Conduct Rules members toolkit

With the December deadline looming for the extension of the FCA SMCR Conduct Rules to all UK solo-regulated firms, the CISI has launched a new SMCR Conduct Rules Toolkit.

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