Financial promotions and marketing materials

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FCA's Insurance Conduct of Business Sourcebook (ICOBS) contains the standards that apply to all non-investment insurance product sales (general insurance and...

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This Practice Note explains the process for the approval by authorised of financial promotions under section 21 of Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA 2000)....

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What is the financial promotion restriction? Under section 21 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA 2000), a person (A) must not, in the course of...

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This Practice Note explains what direct offer financial promotions and cold calls are and which of the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) rules apply to them....

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This Practice Note explains the regulatory rules for the use of performance information in client communications (contained in the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)'s...

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This Practice Note explains the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) form and content requirements for client communications, including financial promotions under the...

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This Practice Note highlights issues that the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) regards as significant in relation to the putting together of a financial promotion in...

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This Practice Note explains the exemptions from the financial promotion restriction which are available for all controlled activities. For more information about the...

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The exemptions to the financial promotion restriction are contained in the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005, SI 2005/1529 (FPO)....

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Background On 6 January 2008, the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) predecessor, the Financial Services Authority (FSA) brought into force the Insurance: Conduct of...

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BREXIT: The UK is leaving the EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on this Practice Note. For further guidance, see...

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This Practice Note provides an overview to the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) contained in Chapter 4 of the Conduct of Business sourcebook (COBS 4) requirements,...

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The PRIIPs Regulation (EU) No 1286/2014 and Commission Delegated Regulation (EU/2017/653) Almost ten years in the making, the Packaged Retail and Insurance-Based...

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What is the financial promotion regime? The term ‘financial promotion’ is not used in the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA 2000) other than in the title of...

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