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SUP 16.1 Application

SUP 16.1.1R

This chapter applies to every firm and qualifying parent undertaking34within a category listed in column (2) of the table in SUP 16.1.3 R and in accordance with column (3) of that table.

SUP 16.1.1AD
SUP 16.1.1BD

27The directions and guidance in SUP 16.15 apply to electronic money issuers that are not credit institutions.

SUP 16.1.1CG

31The directions and guidance in SUP 16.18 apply for the following types of AIFM:

  1. (1)

    a small registered UK AIFM;

  2. (2)

    an above-threshold non-EEA AIFM marketing in the UK; and

  3. (3)

    a small non-EEA AIFM marketing in the UK.

SUP 16.1.1DD

35SUP 16.21 applies to a CBTL firm.

SUP 16.1.1ED

39The rules, directions and guidance in SUP 16.22 apply to a payment service provider located in the UK other than:

  1. (1)

    a credit union;

  2. (2)

    National Savings and Investments; and

  3. (3)

    the Bank of England.

SUP 16.1.2G

35The only categories of firm to which no section of this chapter applies are:

  1. (1)

    an ICVC;

  2. (2)

    an incoming EEA firm or incoming Treaty firm, unless it is:

    1. (a)

      a firm of a type listed in SUP 16.1.3 R as a type of firm to which SUP 16.6, SUP 16.7A,335 SUP 16.9,23 SUP 16.12, or SUP 16.142325 applies; or

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    2. (b)

      an insurer with permission to effect or carry out life policies; or39

    3. (c)

      a firm with permission to establish, operate or wind up a personal pension scheme or14 a stakeholder pension scheme;3 or39

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    4. (d)

      a payment service provider to which SUP 16.22 applies; and39

  3. (3)

    a UCITS qualifier.

SUP 16.1.3R

Application of different sections of SUP 16 (excluding SUP 16.13, SUP 16.15,42 44SUP 16.16,39 SUP 16.17 and SUP 16.2239)27

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(1) Section(s)

(2) Categories of firm to which section applies

(3) Applicable rules and guidance

SUP 16.1, SUP 16.2 and SUP 16.3

All categories of firm except:

Entire sections

(a)

an ICVC;

(b)

an incoming EEA firm or incoming Treaty firm, which is not:

(i)

a firm of a type to which SUP 16.6 or 20SUP 16.1220 applies; or

(ii)

an insurer with permission to effect or carry outlife policies; or

(iii)3

a firm with permission to establish, operate or wind up a personal pension scheme or a stakeholder pension scheme;14 or39

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39(iv)

a payment service provider to which SUP 16.22 applies; and

(c)

a UCITS qualifier.

SUP 16.4 and SUP 16.52

All categories of firm except:

Entire sections

(-a)

a credit union;2

(a)

an ICVC;

(b)

an incoming EEA firm;

(c)

an incoming Treaty firm;

(d)

a non-directive friendly society;

(e)4

[deleted]4

(f)

a sole trader;

(g)

a service company;

(h)

a UCITS qualifier;8

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(i)8

a firm with permission to carry on only retail investment activities;8

(ia)38

a firm with permission only to advise on P2P agreements (unless that activity is carried on exclusively with or for professional clients);38

(j)8

a firm with permission to carry on only insurance mediation activity, home finance mediation activity,16 or both;8

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(ja) 30

an FCA-authorised person with permission to carry on only credit-related regulated activity;

(k)8

a firm falling within a combination of (i), (ia),38 (j) and (ja). 30

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SUP 16.6

Bank

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SUP 16.6.4 R to SUP 16.6.5 R

41

41

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41

41

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41

28

41

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Depositary of an authorised fund41

SUP 16.6.6R to SUP 16.6.11R41

33SUP 16.7A

A firm subject to the requirement in SUP 16.7A.3 R or SUP 16.7A.5 R

Sections as relevant

SUP 16.8

Insurer with permission to effect or carry out life policies, unless it is a non-directive friendly society3

Entire section

3Firm with permission to establish, operate or wind up a personal pension scheme or a stakeholder pension scheme14

14

Entire section3

SUP 16.95

Firm with permission to advise on investments; arrange (bring about) deals in investments; make arrangements with a view to transactions in investments; or arrange safeguarding and administration of assets5

Entire section5

SUP 16.109

All categories of firm except:9

Entire section9

(a)9

an ICVC;9

(b)9

a UCITS qualifier; 21and42

(c)9

[deleted]42

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21(d)

a dormant account fund operator.

32SUP 16.11

(1)

A firm, other than a managing agent, which is:

(a)

a home finance provider; or

Entire section

(b)

an insurer; or

Entire section

(c)

the operator of a regulated collective investment scheme or an investment trust savings scheme; or

Entire section

(d)

a person who issues or manages the relevant assets of the issuer of a structured capital-at-risk product; or

Entire section

(e)

a firm with permission to enter into a regulated credit agreement as lender in respect of high-cost short-term credit or home credit loan agreements; or

Entire section

(2)

a firm in whom the rights and obligations of the lender under a regulated mortgage contract are vested.

The provisions governing performance data reports in SUP 16.11 and SUP 16 Annex 21

17SUP 16.12

A firm undertaking the regulated activities as listed in SUP 16.12.4 R, unless exempted in SUP 16.12.1 G

Sections as relevant to regulated activities as listed in SUP 16.12.4 R23

232425SUP 16.14

A CASS large firm and a CASS medium firm

Entire section29

29SUP 16.18

A full-scope UK AIFM and a small authorised UK AIFM

SUP 16.8.3 R

34SUP 16.20

An IFPRU 730k firm and a qualifying parent undertaking that is required to send a recovery plan, a group recovery plan or information for a resolution plan to the FCA.

Entire Section

40SUP 16.23

A firm subject to the Money Laundering Regulations and within the scope of SUP 16.23.1R

Entire Section

Note 127[deleted]26

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27Note 2 = The application of SUP 16.13 is set out under SUP 16.13.1 G;44 the application of SUP 16.15 is set out under SUP 16.15.1 G; the application of SUP 16.16 is set out SUP 16.16.1 R and SUP 16.16.2 R and the application of SUP 16.17 is set out in SUP 16.17.3 R and SUP 16.17.4 R44.

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29Note 3 = The application of SUP 16.18 for the types of AIFMs specified in SUP 16.1.1C G is set out in SUP 16.18.2 G.

SUP 16.1.4G
  1. (1)

    This chapter contains requirements to report to the FCA37 on a regular basis. These requirements include reports relating to a firm's financial condition, and to its compliance with other rules and requirements which apply to the firm. Where the relevant requirements are set out in another section of the Handbook, this chapter contains cross references. An example of this is financial reporting for insurers and friendly societies.

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  2. (2)

    Where such requirements already apply to a firm under legislation other than the Act, they are not referred to in this chapter. An example of this is reporting to the FCA37 by building societies under those parts of the Building Societies Act 1986 which have not been repealed.

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  3. (3)

    Requirements for individual firms reflect:

    1. (a)

      the category of firm;

    2. (b)

      the nature of business carried on;

    3. (c)

      whether a firm has its registered office (or if it does not have a registered office, its head office) in the United Kingdom; 17

    4. (d)

      whether a firm is an incoming EEA firm or incoming Treaty firm; and17

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    5. (e)

      the regulated activities the firm undertakes.17

SUP 16.1.5G

[deleted]19

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SUP 16.1.6G

[deleted]19

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SUP 16.1.7G

44Where a PRA-authorised person is required to notify or provide any information to (a) the FCA37 by a PRA Handbook provision and (b) the FCA by the equivalent provision in the FCA Handbook, the PRA-authorised person is expected to comply with both provisions.