Related provisions for PERG 2.7.19L
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Where:(1) a customer offers a settlement payment lower than the total amount owing; or(2) a lender under a regulated credit agreement or an owner under a regulated consumer hire agreement decides to stop pursuing a customer in respect of a debt arising under the agreement;and the debt (or part of it) continues to exist notwithstanding the acceptance of the customer's offer or the decision to cease to pursue the debt, the lender or owner must ensure that the continuing existence
(1) Subject to (2) and (3), this section applies to a firm that carries on any distance marketing activity from an establishment in the UK, with or for a consumer in the UK or another EEA State.(2) This section does not apply to an authorised professional firm with respect to its non-mainstream regulated activities.(3) This section does not apply to an activity in relation to a consumer hire agreement.
(1) Activities in relation to a consumer hire agreement are not financial services within the meaning of the Distance Marketing Directive and do not fall within CONC 2.7. Instead such agreements fall within the Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000 (SI 2000/2334) if they were made before 13 June 2014, or the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 (SI 2013/3134) if they were made on or after that date2.(2) A firm
Table Controlled activities1.Accepting deposits2.Effecting and carrying out contracts of insurance3.Dealing in securities, structured deposits11 and contractually based investments4.Arranging deals in investments4A.4Operating a multilateral trading facility410104B.Credit broking104C.Operating an electronic system in relation to lending114D.Operating an organised trading facility5.Managing investments10105A.Debt adjusting105B.Debt counselling6.Safeguarding and administering investments7.Advising
Table Controlled investments1.A deposit.2.Rights under a contract of insurance.3.Shares etc.4Instruments creating or acknowledging indebtedness (referred to in the Glossary as debentures and alternative debentures).95.Government and public securities.6.Instruments giving entitlement to investments (referred to in the Glossary as warrants).7.Certificates representing certain securities.8.Units in a collective investment scheme.9.Rights under a stakeholder pension scheme or a personal
The following information must be provided by the lender or a credit broker as part of, and in addition to that provided under, the adequate explanation required by CONC 4.2.5 R, where applicable, in the specified cases: (1) for credit token agreements:(a) different rates of interest and different charges apply to different elements of the credit provided (for example, a higher cost of withdrawing cash);(b) the implications of only making minimum repayments; (c) interest rates
(1) 2The FCAthreshold conditions apply to a person that carries on, or seeks to carry on, only relevant credit activities (within paragraph 2G of Schedule 6 to the Act) and which therefore has, or is applying for, limited permission with a number of modifications (see article 10(19) of the Regulated Activities Amendment Order). Regulated activities a person carries on in relation to which sections 20(1) and (1A) and 23(1A) of the Act do not apply as a result of section 39(1D)
The extent and scope of the creditworthiness assessment or the assessment required by CONC 5.2.2R (1), in a given case, should be dependent upon and proportionate to factors which may include one or more of the following:(1) the type of credit; (2) the amount of the credit;(3) the cost of the credit;(4) the financial position of the customer at the time of seeking the credit;(5) the customer's credit history, including any indications that the customer is experiencing or has experienced
To be an eligible complainant a person must also have a complaint which arises from matters relevant to one or more of the following relationships with the respondent:121(1) the complainant is (or was) a customer,623payment service user3 or electronic money holder623 of the respondent;(2) the complainant is (or was) a potential customer,623payment service user3 or electronic money holder623 of the respondent;(3) the complainant is the holder, or the beneficial owner, of units
(1) The distance marketing rules in CONC 2.6, including the right to cancel in CONC 11, apply to firms with respect to distance contracts which are credit agreements, consumer hire agreements and agreements the subject matter of which comprises, or relates to, debt counselling, debt adjusting, providing credit information services and providing credit references. CONC 11 excludes various credit agreements from the right to cancel.(2) Where a consumer uses the right to cancel under
(1) Regulations 3(1) 8and (2) of the Appointed Representatives Regulations make it a requirement that the contract between the firm and the appointed representative (unless it prohibits the appointed representative from representing other counterparties) contains a provision enabling the firm to:488(a) impose such a prohibition; or(b) impose restrictions as to the other counterparties which the appointed representative may represent, or as to the types of investment in relation
(1) CONC 4.5.2 G applies to a firm with respect to consumer credit lending.(2) CONC 4.5.3 R and CONC 4.5.4 R apply to a firm with respect to credit broking in relation to:(a) regulated credit agreements; and(b) regulated consumer hire agreements.(3) CONC 4.5.3 R and CONC 4.5.4 R also apply to a firm carrying on the activities specified in article 36A(1)(a) or (c) of the Regulated Activities Order in relation to:(a) credit agreements that would be regulated credit agreements but
(1) An example of a misleading communication in CONC 7.9.2 R is a calling card left at the customer's address which states or implies that the customer has missed a delivery and encourages the customer to make contact.[Note: paragraph 3.3d (box) of DCG](2) The clear fair and not misleading rule in CONC 3.3.1 R also applies to a firm in relation to a communication with a customer in relation to credit agreement1 or a consumer hire agreement.
A firm must identify for prospective purchasers of debts arising under credit agreements or consumer hire agreements or P2P agreements those debts which it knows or ought reasonably to know are statute barred, so as to avoid a firm taking inappropriate action against customers in relation to such debts.[Note: paragraph 3.23c of DCG]
1This chapter applies to a firm:(1) communicating with a client in relation to its designated investment business (other than MiFID, equivalent third country or optional exemption business)10;(1A) 10communicating with a client in relation to its MiFID, equivalent third country or optional exemption business;(2) communicating or approving a financial promotion other than:(a) a financial promotion of qualifying credit, a home purchase plan or a home reversion plan; or(b) a financial