Related provisions for MCOB 4.7A.2
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(1) Principle 6 requires a firm to pay due regard to the interests of its customers and treat them fairly. A firm is also under an obligation, as a consequence of this sourcebook's disclosure requirements,1 to make charges transparent to customers. This chapter reinforces these requirements by preventing a firm from imposing unfair and excessive charges.1(2) The level of charges under a regulated mortgage contract,2home reversion plan1 or regulated sale and rent back agreement2
This chapter applies:(1) if a firmenters into a regulated mortgage contract or home purchase plan with a customer; or(2) if a firm varies an existing regulated mortgage contract or home purchase plan; and throughout the term of any regulated mortgage contract or home purchase plan which a firm has entered into.
(1) This chapter requires a firm to treat customers fairly by assessing, before deciding to:(a) enter into a regulated mortgage contract or home purchase plan; or(b) vary a regulated mortgage contract or home purchase plan;whether the customer will be able to repay the sums borrowed and interest (in the case of a regulated mortgage contract) or pay the sums due (in the case of a home purchase plan).(2) This chapter aims to ensure that customers are not exploited by firms that
A SPV does not carry on the regulated activity of entering into a regulated mortgage contract (or agreeing to do so), merely by acquiring the legal or beneficial interest in the contract from the original lender, or by providing funding to the original lender. If the contract is subsequently varied, a SPV should take care to avoid the original contract being replaced with a new regulated mortgage contract (see PERG 4.4.4 G). The original lender is, of course, likely to require
(1) If an MCD regulated mortgage contract gives the consumerfreedom of drawdown, the total amount of credit must be deemed to be drawn down immediately and in full.(2) If an MCD regulated mortgage contract provides different ways of drawdown with different charges or borrowing rates, the total amount of credit must be deemed to be drawn down at the highest charge and borrowing rate applied to the most common drawdown mechanism for that type of MCD regulated mortgage contract.(3)
1ActivityProducts/SectorsIs there an appropriate qualification4requirement?4Designated investment business carried on for a retail clientProviding basic advice1.Stakeholder products excluding a deposit-based stakeholder productNoAdvising or giving personal recommendations (as relevant)132.Giving personal recommendations on securities13 which are not stakeholder pension schemes, personal pension schemes7 or broker fundsYes3.Giving personal recommendations on derivatives13Yes24.Giving
Under article 53A of the Regulated Activities Order (Advising on regulated mortgage contracts), advising a person is a specified kind of activity if:(1) the advice is given to the person in his capacity as a borrower or potential borrower; and(2) it is advice on the merits of his doing any of the following:(a) entering into a particular regulated mortgage contract; or(b) varying the terms of a regulated mortgage contract entered into by him after mortgage day in such a way as