Consumer protection and claims management regulation

Consumer protection and claims management regulation guidance:

Introduction The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) took over regulation of the claims management sector from the Claims Management Regulator (CMR) on 1 April 2019....

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This Practice Note looks at key aspects of consumer protection within the UK financial services regulatory system. The UK’s regulatory structure, combined with...

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This Practice Note considers the Consumer Rights Act 2015 (CRA 2015) as it relates to the fairness and transparency of business-to-consumer (B2C) contract terms and...

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What are crypto-assets? One of the hurdles in relation to understanding non-traditional currencies and assets lies in the inconsistent use of language. Regulators and tax...

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This Practice Note discusses the background to the transfer of the regulation of claims management companies (CMCs) from the Claims Management Regulation Unit (CMRU)...

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Treating Customers Fairly (TCF) is a principles-based initiative. Under the regulatory regime authorised firms must pay due regard to the interests of their customers and...

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The Principles for Businesses—Principle 6 The Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) Principles for Businesses are a general statement of the fundamental obligations of...

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What is the Consumer Rights Act 2015? The Consumer Rights Act 2015 (CRA 2015) was a landmark in the field of consumer law and took effect from 1 October...

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Please note that the contents of this Practice Note reflect the amendments that were made to the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) Mortgage Conduct of Business Rules...

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Please note that the contents of this Practice Note reflect the amendments that were made to the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) Mortgage Conduct of...

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This Practice Note provides an introduction to pension liberation, what it is, why it happens, its structures and characteristics, and considerations for the various...

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Background to the FCA regulation of claims management activities The Claims Management Regulation Unit (CMRU) was established within the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) in...

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This Practice Note looks at the Retail Distribution Review (RDR). The RDR is a regulatory initiative that was set up in June 2006 aimed to target the quality and standard...

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This Practice Note looks at the work of the Financial Conduct authority (FCA) and its predecessor the Financial Services Authority (FSA) in relation to the retail...

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Background The regulatory requirements applicable to the distribution of financial products by financial services providers and intermediaries in the retail markets...

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) have the power, under the Consumer Rights Act 2015 (CRA 2015) (which came into force...

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