FCA client asset rules

FCA client asset rules guidance:

Background to, and application of, CASS 9 Prior to 1 December 2014, most of the client information and reporting requirements in relation to client assets held by...

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Background to the Client Assets Resolution Pack The collapse of firms such as Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (LBIE) in 2008 and MF Global UK Ltd in 2011 led to...

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Application and purpose of the client money distribution and transfer rules The client money distribution rules were significantly amended on 1 January 2013 in order to...

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What does the FCA’s client assets regime cover? The client assets regime contains some of the most significant regulatory requirements found in the Financial Conduct...

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Background to the client money rules The rules governing how a firm must safeguard and handle client money held in relation to its investment business are found in...

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What do the FCA custody rules cover? The custody rules contained in chapter 6 of the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) Client Assets sourcebook (CASS) provide details...

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Background to the FCA’s client money requirements in relation to debt management firms In December 2012, the Financial Services Act 2012 (FSA 2012) received royal assent...

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Where a client: • gives a firm power to deal with his assets (without transferring ownership) under a mandate • gives a firm an asset as a form of security to guarantee...

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Brexit impact This Practice Note is impacted by the decision of the UK on 23 June 2016 to leave the European Union. The Bank Recovery and Resolution and Miscellaneous...

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