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CASS 5.8.1RRP
(1) CASS 5.8 applies to a firm (including in its capacity as trustee under CASS 5.4) which in the course of insurance mediation activity takes into its possession for safekeeping any client title documents (other than documents of no value) or other tangible assets belonging to clients.(2) CASS 5.8 does not apply to a firm when: (a) carrying on an insurance mediation activity which is in respect of a reinsurance contract; or(b) acting in accordance with CASS 61 (Custody rules
CASS 5.8.2GRP
The rules in this section amplify the obligation in Principle 10 which requires a firm to arrange adequate protection for client's assets. Firms carrying on insurance mediation activities may hold, on a temporary or longer basis, client title documents such as policy documents (other than policy documents of no value) and also items of physical property if, for example, a firm arranges for a valuation. The rules are intended to ensure that firms make adequate arrangements for
SUP 10A.7.5GRP
A firm carrying on insurance mediation activity, other than a sole trader, must allocate to a director or senior manager the responsibility for the firm'sinsurance mediation activity (MIPRU 2.2.1 R). MIPRU 2.2.2 R (2) provides that the firm may allocate this responsibility to the person performing the apportionment and oversight function.
SUP 10A.7.6GRP
Where the person performing the apportionment and oversight function is also responsible for the firm'sinsurance mediation activity, the words “(insurance mediation)” will be inserted after this FCA controlled function (see MIPRU 2.2.5 G).
CASS 5.1.1RRP
(1) CASS 5.1 to CASS 5.6 apply, subject to (2), (3) and CASS 5.1.3 R to CASS 5.1.6 R, to a firm that receives or holds money in the course of or in connection with its insurance mediation activity.(2) CASS 5.1 to CASS 5.6 do not, subject to (3), apply:(a) to a firm to the extent that it acts in accordance with the client money chapter; or64(b) to a firm in carrying on an insurance mediation activity which is in respect of a reinsurance contract; or(c) to an insurance undertaking
CASS 5.1.6RRP
Except where a firm and an insurance undertaking have (in accordance with CASS 5.1.5A R) agreed otherwise, for the purposes of 3CASS 5.1 to CASS 5.6 an insurance undertaking (when acting as such) with whom a firm conducts insurance mediation activity is not to be treated as a client of the firm.
MIPRU 3.1.2GRP
The definition of insurance mediation activity is any of several activities 'in relation to a contract of insurance' which includes a contract of reinsurance. This chapter, therefore, applies to a reinsurance intermediary in the same way as it applies to any other insurance intermediary.
MIPRU 3.1.4GRP
Any breach in the duty of a firm or of its agents under the regulatory system or civil law can give rise to claims being made against the firm. Professional indemnity insurance has an important role to play in helping to finance such claims. In so doing, this chapter amplifies threshold condition 4 (Adequate resources). This threshold condition provides that a firm must have, on a continuing basis, resources that are, in the opinion of the appropriate regulator, adequate in relation
PERG 5.1.1GRP
This chapter applies principally to any person who needs to know whether he carries on insurance mediation activities and is thereby subject to FCA regulation. As such it will be of relevance among others to:(1) insurance brokers;(2) insurance advisers;(3) insurance undertakings; and(4) other persons involved in the sale and administration of contracts of insurance, even where these activities are secondary to their main business.
PERG 5.1.6GRP
The purpose of this guidance is to help persons consider whether they need authorisation or a variation of their Part 4A permission. Businesses new to regulation who act only as introducers of insurance business are directed in particular to PERG 5.6.2 G(article 25(1): arranging (bringing about) deals in investments) to PERG 5.6.9 G (Exclusion: Article 72C (Provision of information on an incidental basis)) and PERG 5.15.6 G (Flow chart: Introducers) to help consider whether they
ICOBS 1.1.1RRP
1This sourcebook applies to a firm with respect to the following activities carried on in relation to a non-investment insurance contract from an establishment maintained by it, or its appointed representative, in the United Kingdom:(1) an insurance mediation activity;(2) effecting and carrying out contracts of insurance;(3) managing the underwriting capacity of a Lloyd's syndicate as a managing agent at Lloyd's;(4) communicating or approving a financial promotion;and activities
ICOBS 1.1.4GRP
Guidance on the application provisions is in ICOBS 1 Annex 1 (Part 4).
SUP 10A.9.14GRP
A firm carrying on insurance mediation activity, other than a sole trader, must allocate to a director or senior manager the responsibility for the firm'sinsurance mediation activity (MIPRU 2.2.1 R). MIPRU 2.2.2 R (3) provides that the firm may allocate this responsibility to the person performing the significant management function.
SUP 10A.9.15GRP
Where the person performing the significant management function is also responsible for the firm'sinsurance mediation activity, the words “(insurance mediation)” will be inserted after this FCA controlled function (see MIPRU 2.2.5 G).
INSPRU 1.1.3RRP
For a non-EEA insurer with a branch in the United Kingdom whose insurance business in the United Kingdom is not restricted to reinsurance (other than an EEA-deposit insurer, a Swiss general insurer or a UK-deposit insurer) INSPRU 1.1.27R applies separately in respect of its world-wide activities and its activities carried on from a branch in the United Kingdom.9
INSPRU 1.1.5RRP
For a UK-deposit insurerINSPRU 1.1.27R applies separately in respect of its world-wide activities and its activities carried on from a branch in the EEA.9
PERG 5.3.9GRP
For an activity to be a regulated activity, it must be carried on in relation to 'specified investments' (see section 22 of the Act Regulated activities) and Part III of the Regulated Activities Order (Specified investments)). For the purposes of insurance mediation activity, specified investments include the following 'relevant investments' defined in article 3(1) of the Regulated Activities Order (Interpretation):(1) rights under any contract of insurance (see article 75 (Contracts
PERG 5.3.10GRP
A person will have rights under a contract of insurance when he is a policyholder. The question of whether a person has rights under a contract of insurance may require careful consideration in the case of group policies (with reference to the Glossary definition of policyholder). In the case, in particular, of general insurance contracts and pure protection contracts, the existence or otherwise of rights under such policies may be relevant to whether a person is carrying on
MIPRU 3.2.2GRP
The minimum limits of indemnity for a firm whose Part 4A permission covers both insurance mediation activity and home finance mediation activity1is the higher of the limits of indemnity for these activities. If the firm opts for a single comparable guarantee to finance the claims which might arise as a result of both activities, the requirements for insurance mediation activity apply.1
MIPRU 3.2.4RRP
The contract of professional indemnity insurance must incorporate terms which make provision for:(1) cover in respect of claims for which a firm may be liable as a result of the conduct of itself, its employees and its appointed representatives (acting within the scope of their appointment);(2) the minimum limits of indemnity per year set out in this section;(3) an excess as set out in this section;(4) appropriate cover in respect of legal defence costs;(5) continuous cover in
PERG 8.13.2GRP
Part V provides two kinds of exemption of a general nature and one specific exemption. The exemptions of a general nature are:(1) any form of real time financial promotion (articles 23 (Deposits: real time communications) and 26 (Relevant insurance activity; real time communications)); and(2) non-real time financial promotions containing certain specified information including the name, country of incorporation (if relevant) and principal place of business of the deposit-taker
PERG 8.13.4GRP
Intermediaries involved with arranging and advising on deposits may be unauthorised persons as such activities do not amount to regulated activities (other than where they involve giving basic advice on a stakeholder product (article 52A of the Regulated Activities Order (Giving basic advice on a stakeholder product))) and so do not require authorisation under section 19 of the Act. However, the combination of the exemptions in Part V together with certain of the exemptions in
SUP 18.3.1GRP
Under section 115 of the Act, the appropriate regulator2 has the power to give a certificate confirming that a firm possesses any necessary margin of solvency,1 to facilitate an insurance business transfer to the firm under overseas legislation from a firm authorised in another EEA State or from a Swiss general insurance company. This section provides guidance on how the appropriate regulator2 would exercise this power and on related matters.212
SUP 18.3.1AGRP
2Unless otherwise expressly stated by the appropriate regulator, all the procedural aspects for dealing with insurance business transfers outside the United Kingdom should be discussed by firms with the PRA in the first instance.
SUP 16.12.4RRP

Table of applicable rules containing data items4, frequency and submission periods

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

RAGnumber

Regulated Activities

Provisions containing:

applicabledata items

reporting frequency/ period

due date32

32

RAG 1

• accepting deposits

meeting of repayment claims12

managing dormant account funds (including the investment of such funds)12

27

SUP 16.12.5 R, except FSA001 and FSA002 on consolidated basis for FINREP firms37

SUP 16.12.6 R

SUP 16.12.7 R

RAG 2.1

• effecting contracts of insurance

• carrying out contracts of insurance

• entering as provider into a funeral plan contract

71

2

71

2

71

2

RAG 2.2

• managing the underwriting capacity of a Lloyds syndicate as a managing agent at Lloyds

• advising on syndicate participation at Lloyds

• arranging deals in contracts of insurance written at Lloyds

SUP 16.12.9 R2

SUP 16.12.9 R2

SUP 16.12.9 R2

RAG 3

• dealing in investment as principal

• dealing in investments as agent

• advising on investments (except P2P agreements) 67 (excluding retail investment activities)

• arranging (bringing about) deals in investments (excluding retail investment activities)

• advising on P2P agreements (when carried on exclusively with or for professional clients)67

SUP 16.12.10 R2SUP 16.12.11 R or SUP 16.12.11B R for UK designated investment firms37except FSA001 and FSA002 on consolidated basis for FINREP firms37

SUP 16.12.10 R2SUP 16.12.12 R or SUP 16.12.12A R for UK designated investment firms37

SUP 16.12.10 R2SUP 16.12.13 R

RAG 4

• managing investments

• establishing, operating or winding up a collective investment scheme

• establishing, operating or winding up a stakeholder pension scheme

• establishing, operating or winding up a personal pension scheme2

• managing an AIF38

• managing a UCITS38

5operating an electronic system in relation to lending (FCA-authorised persons only)48

3838

SUP 16.12.14 R2SUP 16.12.15 R or SUP 16.12.15B R for UK designated investment firms37, except FSA001 and FSA002 on consolidated basis for FINREP firms37

SUP 16.12.14 R2SUP 16.12.16 R or SUP 16.12.16A R for UK designated investment firm37

SUP 16.12.14 R2SUP 16.12.17 R

RAG 5

home finance administration or home finance providing activity11

11

SUP 16.12.18A R2,58SUP 16.12.18BR 37 and SUP 16.12.18C R58

SUP 16.12.18A R2,58SUP 16.12.18BR 37 and SUP 16.12.18C R58

SUP 16.12.18A R2,58SUP 16.12.18BR 37 and SUP 16.12.18C R58

RAG 6

• safeguarding and administration of assets (without arranging)

• arranging safeguarding and administration of assets

acting as trustee or depositary of an AIF38

acting as trustee or depositary of a UCITS38

384038

SUP 16.12.19A R2

SUP 16.12.20 R2

SUP 16.12.21 R2

RAG 7

• retail investment activities

• advising on P2P agreements (except when carried on exclusively with or for professional clients)67

• advising on pensions transfers & opt-outs

• arranging (bringing about deals) in retail investments

SUP 16.12.22A R or SUP 16.12.22C R for UK designated investment firms37, except FSA001 and FSA002 on consolidated basis for FINREP firms37

SUP 16.12.23A R and37SUP 16.12.23 R for UK designated investment firms37

SUP 16.12.24 R

RAG 8

• making arrangements with a view to transactions in investments

• operating a multilateral trading facility4

SUP 16.12.25A R or SUP 16.12.25C R for UK designated investment firms37except FSA001 and FSA002 on consolidated basis for FINREP firm37

SUP 16.12.26 R

SUP 16.12.27 R

RAG 9

home finance mediation activity14

• insurance mediation activity (non-investment insurance contracts)

14

SUP 16.12.28A R14

SUP 16.12.28A R14

SUP 16.12.28A R14

RAG 10

• the activities of an RIE84

84

SUP 16.12.29 G2

SUP 16.12.29 G2

SUP 16.12.29 G232

32RAG 11

bidding in emissions auctions

SUP 16.12.29A R

SUP 16.12.29A R

SUP 16.12.29A R

47RAG 12 71

credit-related regulated activity

SUP 16.12.29C R

SUP 16.12.29C R

SUP 16.12.29C R

SUP 16.12.30RRP
(1) 2An authorised professional firm, other than one that must comply with IPRU(INV) 3, 5 or 13 in accordance with IPRU(INV) 2.1.4R,3 or one that is a CASS debt management firm or one that carries on only credit-related regulated activity as a non-mainstream regulated activity,47 must submit an annual questionnaire, contained in SUP 16 Annex 9R, unless:11(a) its only regulated activities are one or more of:(i) insurance mediation;(ii) mortgage mediation;(iii) retail investment;(iv)
SUP 16.12.31RRP

2Table of data items from an authorised professional firm

Report

Return (note 1)

Frequency (Note 4)24

Due date

Adequate information relating to the following activities:

RMAR (Note 3)

Half yearly (quarterly for sections A to E for larger firms, subject to Note 3 exemptions) (note 2)

For half yearly report: 30 business days after period end For quarterly report: 30 business days after quarter end

(1) insurance mediation activity;

(2) mortgage mediation activity;

(3) retail investment activity;

(4) advising on, or arranging deals in, packaged products, or managing investments for private customers where these activities are the authorised professional firm's "main business" as determined by IPRU(INV) 2.1.2 R (3)

Adequate information relating to mortgage lending and mortgage administration.

MLAR

Quarterly

20 business days after quarter end

Note 1

When giving the report required, a firm must use the return indicated. The RMAR and MLAR are located at SUP 16 Annex 18A and SUP 16 Annex 19A respectively. Guidance on the completion of the data items are located at SUP 16 Annex 18B and SUP 16 Annex 19B respectively.

Note 2

For the purposes of RMAR reporting, a larger firm is a firm whose annual regulated business revenue in its previous financial year was greater than £5m. Annual regulated business revenue for these purposes is a firm's total revenue relating to insurance mediation activity, mortgage mediation activity and retail investment activity.

Note 3

A firm which submits an MLAR is not required to submit sections A and B of the RMAR.

Note 4

Reporting dates are calculated from a firm'saccounting reference date.

PERG 5.16.2GRP
Text of article 2.3 of the Insurance Mediation Directive"'Insurance mediation' means the activities of introducing, proposing or carrying out other work preparatory to the conclusion of contracts of insurance, or of concluding such contracts, or of assisting in the administration and performance of such contracts, in particular in the event of a claim.These activities when undertaken by an insurance undertaking or an employee of an insurance undertaking who is acting under the
CASS 1A.1.1RRP
(1) 1Subject to (2), (3) and (4)3, this2 chapter applies to a firm to which either or both of CASS 6 (Custody rules) and CASS 7 (Client money rules) applies.23(2) In relation to a firm to which CASS 5 (Client money: insurance mediation activity) and CASS 7 (Client money rules) apply, this chapter does not apply in relation to client money that a firm holds in accordance with CASS 5. (3) The rules and guidance in CASS 1A.2 apply to a firm even if at the date of the determination
SYSC 13.3.1AGRP
3The following is a non-exhaustive list of rules and guidance in the Handbook that are relevant to a firm's management of operational risk: (1) COBS contains rules and guidance that can relate to the management of operational risk; for example, COBS 2 (Conduct of business obligations), COBS 4 (Communicating with clients, including financial promotions), COBS 6 (Information about the firm, its services and remuneration), COBS 7 (Insurance mediation), COBS 9 (Suitability (including
CASS 9.1.1RRP
1This chapter applies as follows:22(1) CASS 9.2 and CASS 9.3 apply to a prime brokerage firm2to which CASS 6 (Custody rules) applies;2(2) subject to (3) and (4), CASS 9.4 and CASS 9.5 apply 2to a firm to which either or both CASS 6 (Custody rules) and CASS 7 (Client money rules) applies; 232(3) 2CASS 9.4 and CASS 9.5 do 2not apply to a firm which only arranges safeguarding and administration of assets.2(4) 2for a firm to which CASS 7 (client money rules) applies as well as either
MIPRU 2.1.1RRP
1This chapter applies to a firm with Part 4A permission to carry on insurance mediation activity or MCD credit intermediation activity.2