FCA publishes policy development update

The FCA today published Policy Development Update – Issue 36. These updates provide information on publications issued since the last edition, information about recent Handbook-related and other developments, other publications such as consumer publications, guidance consultations and finalised guidance, and an updated timetable for forthcoming publications.

This month the Policy Development Update – Issue 36 (PDF) includes an updated timetable for future publications and links to:

  • Consultation Paper 16/20: Rules and guidance on payment protection insurance complaints: feedback on CP15/39 and further consultation
  • Consultation Paper 16/19: Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II implementation proposals
  • Consultation Paper 16/18: Changes to disclosure rules in the FCA Handbook to reflect the direct application of the PRIIPs Regulation
  • Consultation Paper 16/17: Quarterly Consultation Paper No. 13
  • Policy Statement 16/20: Payment Accounts Regulations 2015 – feedback on CP16/7, final Handbook changes and finalised guidance
  • Policy Statement 16/19: Financial Crime Reporting: feedback on Chapter 6 of CP15/42 and final rules
  • Policy Statement 16/18: Changes to the Decision Procedure and Penalties manual and the Enforcement
  • Guide for the implementation of the Market Abuse Regulation
  • Policy Statement 16/17: PSR regulatory fees 2016/17
  • Policy Statement 16/16: FCA regulated fees and levies 2016/17 including feedback on CP16/9 and ‘made rules’
  • Feedback Statement 16/4: Feedback Statement on Call for Input: Supporting the development and adopters of RegTech
  • Guidance Consultation 16/6: Primary Market Bulletin No. 16
  • Finalised Guidance 16/7: Payment Accounts Regulations 2015 – regulation 13 (packaged accounts)
  • Finalised Guidance 16/6: Payment Accounts Regulations 2015 – definition of a ‘payment account’
  • Finalised Guidance 16/5: Guidance for firms outsourcing to the ‘cloud’ and other third party IT services

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