Related provisions for CONC 4.4.1A
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2Firms should note3 that:(1) section 49 of the CCA makes it a criminal offence to canvass borrower-lender agreements, for example cash loans, off trade premises (within the meaning of section 48 of the CCA); and(2) section 154 of the CCA makes it a criminal offence to canvass off trade premises credit broking of a kind specified by article 36A(1)(a) to (c) of the Regulated Activities Order, debt adjusting, debt counselling or providing credit information services (within the meaning
8A credit firm which carries on the activity of entering into a regulated credit agreement as lender , in respect of an agreement 9to which GEN 4.3.1R (Disclosure in letters to retail clients) does not apply as a result of GEN 4.3.7R11 is under an obligation to disclose pre-contract information in the form and to the extent required by the Consumer Credit (Disclosure of Information) Regulations 2010 (SI 2010/1013)9. Firms which carry on credit broking may take on the same obligation.
9The following activities are excluded from the regulated activity of credit broking:Introducing by individuals in the course of canvassing off trade premises(1) Activities carried on by an individual by canvassing off trade premises:(a) a restricted-use credit agreement to finance a transaction between the lender or a member of the lender's group and the borrower; or(b) a regulated consumer hire agreement;are excluded from credit broking, as long as the individual does not carry
(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)
(1) The information displayed on the price comparison website (for example, information concerning a loan, the results of a search or claims about the market coverage of the website) will need to comply with the financial promotion rules in CONC 3. In particular, it will need to comply with the requirement for a communication or a financial promotion to be clear, fair and not misleading. The results of a search also need to comply with the detailed rules in CONC 3.5. In particular,
(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 to 1CONC 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 to 1CONC 4.5.4 R also apply to a firm carrying on the activities specified in article 36A(1)(a) or (b)1 of the Regulated Activities Order in relation to:(a) credit agreements that would be regulated credit agreements but