FCA's 'Live & Local' programme

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    Tuesday04Sep 2018

    The Financial Conduct Authority will be travelling around the country to give updates for insurance, mortgage and non-bank payment companies.

The FCA is now running a series of events for regulated firms, each of which will run on several dates in London, Birmingham, Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Manchester and Newcastle.

Dates will be announced every few months - so sign up to the live and local updates to get the latest emails. 

The events will cover the following topics:

General insurance:

Interactive workshops on the extension of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR) and the Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD)

Q&A roundtable discussions with a panel of FCA and industry representatives

Mortgage services:

For mortgage firms, there will be monthly Q&A roundtable discussions for intermediaries and lenders to engage with a panel of FCA and industry representatives in an open, informal setting. 

Non-bank payment services:

Non-bank payment services firms can attend 'An introduction to FCA Payments Supervision’ events in London, Birmingham and Manchester f

Plus ad-hoc events for various sectors featuring the FCA Executive Committee, as well as additional events focusing on priorities from the FCA business plan 2018/19

A new set of event dates and locations will be announced every few months on the Live & Local webpage. The first set of events are running from September to December 2018. 

Registration is now open for non-bank payment services events which will provide an introduction to FCA Payments Supervision’ and provide clarity on the FCA’s role, expectations, and its supervisory approach. These events will also offer firms an opportunity to ask FCA questions and meet its Payments Department. Representatives from the FCA's Authorisations team and Contact Centre will also be on hand. The dates and locations are now confirmed with spaces available at the November events as follows:

Date (all sessions are 9.30am – 12pm)

26 Sept (am) (FULL)

DoubleTree by Hilton, Victoria, London (Central)

8 Nov

Marriot Manchester Victoria & Albert Hotel, Manchester

21 Nov

The Brewery, 52 Chiswell St, London (City)



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