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SYSC Sch 1 Record keeping requirements

SYSC Sch 1.1G

The aim of the guidance in the following table is to give the reader a quick over-all view of the relevant record keeping requirements.

It is not a complete statement of those requirements and should not be relied on as if it were.

SYSC Sch 1.2G

Handbook reference

Subject of record

Contents of record

When record must be made

Retention period

SYSC 2.2.1 R

Arrangements made to satisfy SYSC 2.1.1 R(apportionment) and SYSC 2.1.3 R(allocation)

Those arrangements

On making the arrangements and when they are updated

Six years from the date on which the record is superseded by a more up-to-date record

3SYSC 2.2.4R

Governance map and scope of responsibilities for certain approved persons of Solvency II firms

As stated in rule

The records should be kept up to date, as stated in the rule

10 years from the date superseded, or 6 years for large non-directive insurers4.

4SYSC 2.2.6R

Scope of responsibilities for certain approved persons of small non-directive insurers

As stated in rule

The records should be kept up to date, as stated in the rule

6 years from the date superseded.

SYSC 3.2.20 R

Matters and dealings (including accounting records) which are the subject of requirements and standards under the regulatory system

Adequate

Adequate time

Adequate

3SYSC 4.5.21G

Past versions of a firm’s management responsibilities maps

Past versions of a firm’s management responsibilities maps

SYSC 4.5.21G does not itself impose requirements but says that past versions of a firm’s management responsibilities maps are an important part of its records

SYSC 4.5.21G does not itself impose requirements but says that past versions of a firm’s management responsibilities maps are an important part of its records

5SYSC 4.6.14G and SYSC 4.6.28G

Applies SYSC 4.5.21G to non-UK relevant authorised persons

See entry for SYSC 4.5.21G

See entry for SYSC 4.5.21G

See entry for SYSC 4.5.21G

3SYSC 4.9.5R(2)

Steps taken to comply with SYSC 4.9.4R (Information to be made available to new manager)

Adequate

Adequate time

None specified.

2SYSC 9.1.1R

Business and internal organisation

Details of the firm's orderly records of services and transactions undertaken

Within a reasonable time

Adequate

1SYSC 10.1.6 R

Conflict of interest

Kinds of service or activity carried out by or on behalf of the firm in which a conflict of interest entailing a material risk of damage to the interests of one or more clients has arisen or, in the case of an ongoing service or activity, may arise.

Not specified

5 years

1SYSC 14.1.53 R

Prudential risk management and systems and controls

Accounting and other records that are sufficient to enable the firm to demonstrate to thePRA: (1) that the firm is financially sound and has appropriate systems and controls; (2) the firm's financial position and exposure to risk (to a reasonable degree of accuracy); (3) the firm's compliance with the rules in GENPRU, INSPRU and SYSC.

Not specified

3 years, or longer as appropriate

6SYSC 22.9.1R

Employment history of employees

As specified in the rule in column 1

Not specified

As specified in SYSC 22.9.2G7