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SYSC 12.1.12RRP
Where this section applies with respect to a financial conglomerate, the internal control mechanisms referred to in SYSC 12.1.8R (2) or, for a Solvency II firm, the internal control system referred to in the PRA Rulebook: Solvency II firms: Conditions Governing Business, rule 3,12 must include:(1) mechanisms that are adequate to identify and measure all material risks incurred by members of the financial conglomerate and appropriately relate capital in the financial conglomerate
Even if a firm has an advanced prudential calculation approach permission that allows it to use an advanced prudential calculation approach for the purposes of this chapter, the firm may not use the requirements of another state or territory to the extent they provide for that advanced prudential calculation approach. 4222
Where a firm considers that the capital resources requirements of GENPRU 2.1 require the holding of more capital than is needed for the firm to comply with GENPRU 1.2.26 R then the firm may apply to the appropriate regulator for a waiver of the requirements in GENPRU 2.1 under sections 138A and 138B of the Act. In addition to the statutory tests under sections 138A and 138B in deciding whether to grant a waiver and, if granted, its terms, the appropriate regulator will consider
A subordinated loan/debt must not form part of the financial resources1 of the firm unless it meets the following conditions: (1) it has an original maturity of: (a) at least five years; or (b) it is subject to five years’ notice of repayment; (2) the claims of the subordinated creditors must rank behind those of all unsubordinated creditors; (3) the only events of default must be non-payment of any interest or principal under the debt agreement
This section has rules requiring a firm to identify and assess risks to its ability to meet its liabilities as they fall due, how it intends to deal with those risks, and the amount and nature of financial resources that the firm considers necessary. IFPRU 2.2.43 R (Documentation of risk assessment) provides that a firm should document that assessment. The FCA will review that assessment as part of its own assessment of the adequacy of a firm's capital under its supervisory review
A firm using the standardised approach may recognise credit risk mitigation in accordance with BIPRU 5 in the calculation of risk weighted exposure amounts for the purposes of the calculation of the credit risk capital component.[Note: BCD Article 91]
(1) A firm which has an IRB permission must publicly disclose the information laid down in BIPRU 11.6.1 Rto BIPRU 11.6.4 R.(2) A firm which recognises credit risk mitigation in accordance with BIPRU 5 must publicly disclose the information laid down in BIPRU 11.6.5 R.(3) [deleted]3[Note: BCD Article 145(2), CAD Article 39]1
Subject to the provisions of GENPRU that deal with the deduction of securitisation positions at stage M in the relevant capital resources table, the risk weighted exposure amount must be included in the firm's total of risk weighted exposure amounts for the purposes of the calculation of its credit risk capital requirement.[Note:BCD Article 96(4)]
For an exempt CAD firm, the rules contained within this chapter replace the rules in respect of financial resources, financial resources requirements and nonfinancial resources related requirements contained within Chapter 3 or 5, as applicable. However, an exempt CAD firm must continue to comply with the requirements of Chapter 3 or 5, to the extent it is referred to Chapter 3 or 5 by a rule in this chapter.
SUP 16.18.4UKRP

5Reporting to the FCA


In order to comply with the requirements of [FUND 3.4.2R] and directions given by the FCA under regulation 21(2) of the AIFM Regulations 20135, an AIFM shall provide the following information when reporting to the FCA5:


the main instruments in which it is trading, including a break-down of financial instruments and other assets, including the AIF's investment strategies and their geographical and sectoral investment focus;


the markets of which it is a member or where it actively trades;


the diversification of the AIF's portfolio, including, but not limited to, its principal exposures and most important concentrations.

The information shall be provided as soon as possible and not later than one month after the end of the period referred to in paragraph 3. Where the AIF is a fund of funds this period may be extended by the AIFM by 15 days.


For each of the EU AIFs they manage and for each of the AIFs they market in the United Kingdom or the5 Union, AIFMs shall provide to the FCA the following information in accordance with [FUND 3.4.3R]:5


the percentage of the AIF's assets which are subject to special arrangements as defined in Article 1(5) of this Regulation arising from their illiquid nature as referred to in [FUND 3.2.5R(1)]5;


any new arrangements for managing the liquidity of the AIF;


the risk management systems employed by the AIFM to manage the market risk, liquidity risk, counterparty risk and other risks including operational risk;


the current risk profile of the AIF, including:


the market risk profile of the investments of the AIF, including the expected return and volatility of the AIF in normal market conditions;


the liquidity profile of the investments of the AIF, including the liquidity profile of the AIF's assets, the profile of redemption terms and the terms of financing provided by counterparties to the AIF;


information on the main categories of assets in which the AIF invested including the corresponding short market value and long market value, the turnover and performance during the reporting period; and


the results of periodic stress tests, under normal and exceptional circumstances, performed in accordance with [FUND 3.6.3R(2) and 3.7.5R(2)(b)]5.


The information referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2 shall be reported as follows:


on a half-yearly basis by AIFMs managing portfolios of AIFs whose assets under management calculated in accordance with Article 2 in total exceed the threshold of either EUR 100 million or EUR 500 million laid down in sub-paragraphs (b) and (a) respectively of regulation 9(1) of the AIFM Regulations 20135 but do not exceed EUR 1 billion, for each of the UK and EU AIFs they manage and for each of the AIFs they market in the United Kingdom or5 the Union;


on a quarterly basis by AIFMs managing portfolios of AIFs whose assets under management calculated in accordance with Article 2 in total exceed EUR 1 billion, for each of the UK and5 EU AIFs they manage, and for each of the AIFs they market in the United Kingdom or5 in the Union;


on a quarterly basis by AIFMs which are subject to the requirements referred to in point (a) of this paragraph, for each AIF whose assets under management, including any assets acquired through use of leverage, in total exceed EUR 500 million, in respect of that AIF;


on an annual basis by AIFMs in respect of each unleveraged AIF under their management which, in accordance with its core investment policy, invests in non-listed companies and issuers in order to acquire control.


By way of derogation from paragraph 3, the FCA5 may deem it appropriate and necessary for the exercise of its function to require all or part of the information to be reported on a more frequent basis.


AIFMs managing one or more AIFs which they have assessed to be employing leverage on a substantial basis in accordance with Article 111 of this Regulation shall provide the information required under [FUND 3.4.5R5] at the same time as that required under paragraph 2 of this Article.


AIFMs shall provide the information specified under paragraphs 1, 2 and 5 in accordance with the pro-forma reporting template set out in the Annex IV.



[Note: Article 110 of the AIFMD level 2 regulation]

IFPRU 4.12.25GRP
As part of the notification and permissions process, the FCA expects the firm to inform it of the methodology it intends to use to calculate securitisation capital requirements.
SUP 9.3.2GRP
The FCA5 may give individual guidance to a firm on its own initiative if it considers it appropriate to do so. For example:5(1) the FCA5 may consider that general guidance in the Handbook does not appropriately fit a firm's particular circumstances (which may be permanent or temporary) and therefore decide to give additional individual guidance to the firm;5(2) some of the FCA's5 requirements are expressed in general terms; however, there may be times when the FCA5 will wish to
SYSC 5.2.38GRP
[deleted] Editor’s note: The text of this provision has been moved to SYSC 27.8.9G]88
(1) When a collective portfolio management investment firm that is a BIPRU firm calculates the credit risk capital requirement and the market risk capital requirement for the purpose of calculating the variable capital requirement under GENPRU 2.1.40R it must do so only in respect of designated investment business. For this purpose, managing an AIF or managing a UK UCITS2 is excluded from designated investment business. (2) Generally, BIPRU only applies to a collective portfolio
A sole trader or a partner may use any personal assets, including property, to meet the capital requirements of this chapter, but only to the extent necessary to make up a shortfall.
Within the corporate exposureIRB exposure class, a firm must separately identify as specialised lending exposures, exposures which possess the following characteristics:(1) the exposure is to an entity which was created specifically to finance and/or operate physical assets;(2) the contractual arrangements give the lender a substantial degree of control over the assets and the income that they generate; and(3) the primary source of repayment of the obligation is the income generated
The FCA expects the IRC model to capitalise pre-default basis risk. In this respect, the model should reflect that in periods of stress the basis could widen substantially. The firm should disclose to the FCA its material basis risks that are incremental to those already captured in existing market risk capital measures (VaR-based and others). This must take actual close-out periods during periods of illiquidity into account.