Related provisions for APER 4.1.14
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(1) Principle 8 requires a firm to manage conflicts of interest fairly, both between itself and its customers and between a customer and another client. This principle extends to soliciting or accepting inducements where this would conflict with a firm's duties to its customers. A firm that offers such inducements should consider whether doing so conflicts with its obligations under Principles 1 and 6 to act with integrity and treat customers fairly.(2) An inducement is a benefit
1In general, the FCA considers that publishing relevant information about orders to disapply an exemption in respect of a member of a designated professional body will be in the interests of clients and consumers. The FCA will consider what additional information about the circumstances of the order to include on the record maintained on the Financial Services Register taking into account any prejudice to the person concerned and the interests of consumer protection.
(1) MCOB 5A amplifies Principle 6 and Principle 7.(2) The purpose of MCOB 5A is to ensure that, before a consumer submits an application for a particular MCD regulated mortgage contract, they are supplied with information that makes clear: (a) its features, any linked deposits, any linked borrowing and any tied products; and (b) the price that the consumer will be required to pay under that contract, to enable the consumer to make a well-informed purchasing decision.(3) MCOB 5A
(1) This chapter amplifies Principle 6 and Principle 7. 2(1A) 2This chapter requires information to be supplied to customers at the start of a2regulated mortgage contract to enable them to check that the regulated mortgage contract has been set up in accordance with their requirements and to notify them of the first and subsequent payments.2(2) Where a firm provides services to a customer in relation to a further advance, rate switch, or addition or removal of a party to a regulated
1An exceptionally urgent case in these circumstances is one where the FCA staff believe that a decision to begin proceedings (1) should be taken before it is possible to follow the procedure described in paragraph 11.1.1; and (2) it is necessary to protect the interests of consumers or potential consumers.
(1) This chapter amplifies Principle 6 (Customers' interests), Principle 7 (Communications with clients) and Principle 9 (Customers: relationships of trust). 1(2) The purpose of this chapter is to ensure that:(a) customers are adequately informed about the range2 of home finance transactions available from firms and the basis of their remuneration;21212(b) where advice is given, it is suitable for the customer.2(c) 2the firm provides advice whenever it makes a sale during which
1An exceptionally urgent case in these circumstances is one where the FCA staff believe that a decision to begin proceedings (1) should be taken before it is possible to follow the procedure described in paragraph 14.4.3; and (2) it is necessary to protect the interests of consumers or potential consumers.
(1) In giving explanations or advice, or in making recommendations, a firm must pay due regard to the customer's needs and circumstances. (2) In complying with (1) a firm must pay due regard to whether the credit product is affordable and whether there are any factors that the firm knows, or reasonably ought to know, that may make the product unsuitable for that customer. [Note: paragraphs 4.32 to 4.36 of CBG]
A firm dealing with a customer who is resident in a different jurisdiction to the jurisdiction of the firm's place of business must ensure that it takes appropriate account of any differences in law and court procedure that may have a significant impact on the customer's rights.[Note: paragraph 2.3 of DCG]
An agreement is likely to be unsuitable for the purposes of CONC 3.8.2R (3) including in the following situations where a firm:(1) promotes, suggests or advises taking out a secured loan or to take out a secured loan to replace or convert an unsecured loan when it is clearly not in that person's best interests to do so at that time; or(2) promotes, suggests or advises taking out high-cost short-term credit which would be expensive as a means of longer term borrowing, as being
1Once the decision to make a prohibition order is no longer open to review, the FCA will consider what additional information about the circumstances of the prohibition order to include on the Financial Services Register. The FCA will balance any possible prejudice to the individual concerned against the interests of consumer protection. The FCA's normal approach to maintaining information about a prohibition order on the Financial Services Register is as follows: (1) The FCA
(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
(1) The steps that a relevant authorised person must take to secure that its conduct rules staff understand how the rules in COCON apply to them include the provision of suitable training.(2) Suitable training should always ensure that those who are subject to the rules in COCON have an awareness and broad understanding of all of the rules in COCON, and that they also have a deeper understanding of the practical application of the specific rules which are relevant to their work.(3)
Territorial application of the PrinciplesPrincipleTerritorial applicationPrinciples1, 2 and 3in a prudential context, apply with respect to activities wherever they are carried on; otherwise, apply with respect to activities carried on from an establishment maintained by the firm (or its appointed representative) in the United Kingdom unless another applicable rule or EU regulation5which is relevant to the activity has a wider territorial scope, in which case the Principle applies
(1) 2This chapter amplifies Principle 6 (Customers' interests), Principle 7 (Communications with clients) and Principle 9 (Customers: relationships of trust). (2) The purpose of this chapter is to ensure that: (a) customers are adequately informed about the nature of the service they may receive from a firm in relation to equity release transactions. In particular firms need to make clear to customers the range of equity release transactions available from them and the basis of
A firm must establish and implement clear, effective and appropriate policies and procedures for:(1) dealing with customers whose accounts fall into arrears;[Note: paragraph 7.2 of ILG](2) the fair and appropriate treatment of customers, who the firm understands or reasonably suspects to be particularly vulnerable.[Note: paragraphs 7.2 and 7.2(box) of ILG and 2.2 (box) of DCG]