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CREDS 1.1.2GRP
(1) CREDS covers only the requirements associated with a Part 4A permission to accept deposits. The Conduct of Business sourcebook (COBS) sets out additional requirements for credit unions that are CTF providers in relation to cash deposit CTFs.(2) Other permissions are covered elsewhere in the Handbook. So, for example, a credit union seeking a permission to undertake a regulated mortgage activity would need to comply with the requirements in the Mortgages and Home Finance: Conduct
TC App 1.1.1RRP

1Activity

Products/Sectors

Is there an appropriate qualification4requirement?

4

Designated investment business carried on for a retail client

Providing basic advice

1.

Stakeholder products excluding a deposit-based stakeholder product

No

Advising or giving personal recommendations (as relevant)13

2.

Giving personal recommendations on securities13 which are not stakeholder pension schemes, personal pension schemes7 or broker funds

Yes

3.

Giving personal recommendations on derivatives13

Yes2

4.

Giving personal recommendations on retail investment products13 which are not broker funds

66

Yes2

5.

Giving personal recommendations on13Friendly Societylife policies where the employee is not reasonably expected to receive a remuneration of greater than £1000 a year in respect of such sales

No2

6.

Giving personal recommendations on13Friendly Society tax-exempt policies (other than Holloway sickness policies where the Holloway policy special application conditions are met)5

Yes2

7.

Giving personal recommendations on long-term care insurance contracts13

Yes2

8.

Giving personal recommendations on investments13 in the course of corporate finance business

Yes2

9.

Advising on syndicate participation at Lloyd's

Yes2

129A.

Advising on P2P agreements

Yes

Undertaking the activity in column 2

10.

Broker fund adviser

Yes

11.

Pension transfer specialist

Yes2

Giving personal recommendations13 and dealing

12.

Giving personal recommendations on and dealing in securities13 which are not stakeholder pension schemes, personal pension schemes7 or broker funds

Yes

13.

Giving personal recommendations on and dealing in derivatives13

Yes2

4Dealing

13A.8

Securities which are not stakeholder pension schemes, personal pension schemes7 or broker funds

No

413B.8

Derivatives

8

[deleted]14

Managing

14.

Investments

Yes

Overseeing on a day-to-day basis

15.

Operating a collective investment scheme or undertaking the activities of a trustee or depositary of a collective investment scheme

Yes

16.

Safeguarding and administering investments or holding client money

Yes2

17.

Administrative functions in relation to managing investments

Yes2

18.

Administrative functions in relation to effecting or carrying out contracts of insurance which are life policies

Yes2

19.

Administrative functions in relation to the operation of stakeholder pension schemes

Yes2

Mortgage Activity10 and reversion activity carried on for a customer

10

910Advising; arranging (bringing about) an execution-only sale, excluding variations to an existing home finance transaction except where the effect is to change all or part of the home finance transaction from one interest rate to another.

See Note 3, which for the avoidance of doubt forms part of this rule.

20

Regulated mortgage contracts for a non-business purpose

Yes

20A

Regulated mortgage contracts for a business purpose

No

21

Equity release transactions

Yes

9Designing scripted questions for execution-only sales

21A

Regulated mortgage contracts for a non-business purpose

Yes

21B

Regulated mortgage contracts for a business purpose

No

22

Equity release transactions

Yes

Overseeing execution-only sales on a day-to-day basis9

9

23.

Equity release transactions

Yes

11MCD credit agreement activities carried on for consumers

11manufacturing

23A

an MCD credit agreement

No

11entering into a regulated mortgage contract or entering into a regulated credit agreement as lender

23B

an MCD credit agreement

No

11arranging (bringing about) regulated mortgage contracts or acting as an MCD credit broker

23C

an MCD credit agreement

No

11advising on a regulated mortgage contract or advising on a regulated credit agreement for the acquisition of land

23D

an MCD credit agreement

No

11directly managing or supervising employees who carry on any of the MCD credit agreement activities 23A to 23D

23E

an MCD credit agreement

No

[Note: article 9(1) of the MCD]11

Non-investment insurance business carried on for a consumer

Giving personal recommendations13

24.

Giving personal recommendations on non-investment insurance contracts13

No

3Regulated sale and rent back activity carried on for a customer

Advising

25.

Regulated sale and rent back agreements

No

Overseeing an execution-only sale10 on a day-to-day basis

10

26.

Regulated sale and rent back agreements

No

Notes:

1.

In the Appendix the heading and types of business specified in the headings are to be read in conjunction with the paragraphs appearing beneath them.

2.

Thus, for example, paragraph 24,13 consistent with the heading above it, refers only to personal recommendations given in relation to13non-investment insurance contracts given to a consumer.10

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122A.

In relation to activity number 9A, see TC 2.1.5HR and TC 2.1.6R(2). There is no qualification for this activity in the list of qualifications set out in TC Appendix 4E. However, the effect of TC 2.1.5HR is that an employeeadvising on P2P agreements must be qualified to the same standard as if that employee were providing investment advice to retail clients on retail investment products.

103.

For the purpose of product numbers 20, 20A and 21 the activity of arranging (bringing about) referred to in the activity column:

(a) includes activity which would be arranging (bringing about) but for the exclusion in article 28A of the Regulated Activities Order; and

(b) does not include activities which taken on their own would not fall within the definition of that activity. For these purposes no account should be taken of the fact that for an activity to be a regulated activity it must be carried on by way of business (see PERG 4.3).

4.

In this Appendix, paragraphs 23A, 23B, 23C, 23D and 23E relate to the implementation of article 9(1) of the MCD. The specified activities do not, in and of themselves, attract a qualification requirement. However, where those activities overlap with those specified under the heading "mortgage activity and reversion activity carried on for a customer", qualification requirements may apply.

SUP 16.1.3RRP

Application of different sections of SUP 16 (excluding49 SUP 16.13, SUP 16.15, SUP 16.16, SUP 16.17, SUP 16.22 and SUP 16.26504257393927

8889999

(1) Section(s)

(2) Categories of firm to which section applies

(3) Applicable rules and guidance

SUP 16.1,SUP 16.2andSUP 16.3

All categories of firm except:

Entire sections

(a)

an ICVC;

(b)

[deleted]51

51

51

20

51

51

49

51

3

51

141439

51

39

51

(c)

[deleted]51

SUP 16.4 and SUP 16.52

All categories of firm except:

Entire sections

(-a)

a credit union;2

(a)

an ICVC;

(b)

[deleted]51

(c)

[deleted]51

(d)

a non-directive friendly society;

(e)4

[deleted]4

(f)

a sole trader;

(g)

a service company;

(h)

[deleted]51

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(i)8

a firm with permission to carry on only retail investment activities;8

(ia)38

a firm with permission only to advise on P2P agreements (unless that activity is carried on exclusively with or for professional clients);38

(j)8

a firm with permission to carry on only insurance distribution activity52, home finance mediation activity,16 or both;8

16

(ja)30

an FCA-authorised person with permission to carry on only credit-related regulated activity;

48(jb)

a firm with permission to carry on only regulated claims management activities;

(k)8

a firm falling within a combination of (i), (ia), (j), (ja) and (jb)48.

303830

46(l)

a firm with permission to carry on only the regulated activity of administering a benchmark;

SUP 16.6

Bank

27

SUP 16.6.4 R to SUP 16.6.5 R

41

41

36

41

41

2628

41

28

41

28

Depositary of an authorised fund41

SUP 16.6.6R to SUP 16.6.11R41

33SUP 16.7A

A firm subject to the requirement in SUP 16.7A.3 R or SUP 16.7A.5 R

Sections as relevant

SUP 16.8

Insurer with permission to effect or carry out life policies, unless it is a non-directive friendly society3

Entire section

3Firm with permission to establish, operate or wind up a personal pension scheme or a stakeholder pension scheme14

14

Entire section3

SUP 16.95

Firm with permission to advise on investments; arrange (bring about) deals in investments; make arrangements with a view to transactions in investments; or arrange safeguarding and administration of assets5

Entire section5

SUP 16.109

All categories of firm except:9

Entire section9

(a)9

an ICVC;9and51

(b)9

[deleted]51

2142

(c)9

[deleted]42

219

21(d)

a dormant account fund operator.

32SUP 16.11

(1)

A firm, other than a managing agent, which is:

(a)

a home finance provider; or

Entire section

(b)

an insurer; or

Entire section

(c)

the operator of a regulated collective investment scheme or an investment trust savings scheme; or

Entire section

(d)

a person who issues or manages the relevant assets of the issuer of a structured capital-at-risk product; or

Entire section

(e)

a firm with permission to enter into a regulated credit agreement as lender in respect of high-cost short-term credit or home credit loan agreements; or

Entire section

(2)

a firm in whom the rights and obligations of the lender under a regulated mortgage contract are vested.

The provisions governing performance data reports in SUP 16.11 and SUP 16 Annex 21

17SUP 16.12

A firm undertaking the regulated activities as listed in SUP 16.12.4 R, unless exempted in SUP 16.12.1 G

Sections as relevant to regulated activities as listed in SUP 16.12.4 R23

232425SUP 16.14

A CASS large firm and a CASS medium firm

Entire section29

29SUP 16.18

A full-scope UK AIFM and a small authorised UK AIFM

SUP 16.8.3 R

34SUP 16.20

An IFPRU 730k firm and a qualifying parent undertaking that is required to send a recovery plan, a group recovery plan or information for a resolution plan to the FCA43

Entire Section

40SUP 16.23

A firm subject to the Money Laundering Regulations and within the scope of SUP 16.23.1R

Entire Section

47SUP 16.23A

A firm undertaking the regulated activities in SUP 16.23A.1R51

Entire section

43SUP 16.24

A firm with permission to effect or carry out contracts of insurance in relation to life and annuitycontracts of insurance45 to the extent that the firm and its business falls within the scope of SUP 16.24.1R.

Entire Section

48SUP 16.25

A firm with permission to carry on regulated claims management activities.

Entire section

Note 127[deleted]26

26

27Note 2 50The application of SUP 16.13 is set out under SUP 16.13.1 G;57 the application of SUP 16.15 is set out under SUP 16.15.1 G; the application of SUP 16.16 is set out SUP 16.16.1 R and SUP 16.16.2 R the application of SUP 16.17 is set out in SUP 16.17.3 R and SUP 16.17.4 R57; and the application of SUP 16.26 is set out in SUP 16.26.1R50.

4357

29Note 3 50The application of SUP 16.18 for the types of AIFMs specified in SUP 16.1.1C G is set out in SUP 16.18.2 G.

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PERG 1.4.2GRP

Table: list of general guidance to be found in PERG.

Chapter:

Applicable to:

About:

PERG 2:

Authorisation and regulated activities

PERG 3A:8

Guidance on the scope of the Electronic Money Regulations8

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a person who needs to know

PERG 4:

Regulated activities connected with mortgages

any person who needs to know whether the activities he conducts in relation to mortgages are subject to FCA regulation. This is likely to include:

  • lenders
  • administration service providers
  • mortgage brokers and advisers

the scope of relevant orders (in particular, the Regulated Activities Order) as respects activities concerned with mortgages

PERG 5:

Insurance distribution13

activities

any person who needs to know whether they carry on insurance distribution activities and are13,thereby, subject to FCA regulation. This is likely to include:

the scope of relevant orders (in particular, the Regulated Activities Order) as respects activities concerned with the sale or administration of insurance

PERG 6:

Identification of contracts of insurance

any person who needs to know whether a contract with which he is involved is a contract of insurance

the general principles and range of specific factors that the FCA regards as relevant in deciding whether any arrangement is a contract of insurance

PERG 7:

Periodical publications, news services and broadcasts: application for certification

any person who needs to know whether he will be regulated for providing advice about investments through the medium of a periodical publication, a broadcast or a news service

PERG 8:

Financial promotion and related activities

any person who needs to know

PERG 9:

Meaning of open-ended investment company

any person who needs to know whether a body corporate is an open-ended investment company as defined in section 236 of the Act (Open-ended investment companies) and is therefore a collective investment scheme.

the circumstances in which a body corporate will be an open-ended investment company

PERG 10:

Activities related to pension schemes

Any person who needs to know whether his activities in relation to pension schemes will amount to regulated activities or whether the restriction in section 21 of the Act will apply to any financial promotions he may make.1

1

  • the regulated activities that arise in connection with the establishment and operation of pension schemes and any exclusions that may be relevant
  • the circumstances in which financial promotions about pension schemes may be exempt from the restriction in section 21 of the Act1

4PERG 11:

Property investment clubs and land investment schemes

Any person who needs to know whether his activities in relation to property investment clubs and land investment schemes will amount to regulated activities or whether the restriction in section 21 of the Act will apply to any financial promotions he may make.

  • the regulated activities that may arise in connection with the establishment and operation of property investment clubs and land investment schemes and any exclusions that may be relevant
  • the extent to which the financial promotion restriction in section 21 of the Act applies

2PERG 12:

Running or advising on personal pension schemes

any person who needs to know whether his activities in relation to establishing, running, advising on or marketing personal pension schemes will amount to regulated activities

the regulated activities that arise in connection with establishing, running, advising on or marketing personal pension schemes and any exclusions that may be relevant

3PERG 13:

Guidance on the scope of the UK provisions which implemented14 MiFID and CRD IV12

9125

Any UKperson who needs to know whether MiFID or the CRD and UK CRR14 (which allow provisions which correspond to14 the recast CAD to continue to apply to certain firms)914 apply to him5

9

the scope of the UK provisions which implemented14MiFID and the CRD and UK CRR14.5

9

3PERG 14:

Home reversion,7 home finance and regulated sale and rent back 7activities

7

Any person who needs to know whether his activities in relation to home reversion plans,7home purchase plans or regulated sale and rent back agreements7will amount to regulated activities or whether the restriction in section 21 of the Act will apply to any financial promotions he may make.

7

6PERG 15: Guidance on the scope of the Payment Services Regulations 2009

Any person with an establishment in the UK who needs to know whether the Payment Services Directive, as transposed in UK legislation by the Payment Services Regulations 2009, applies to him.

Q46 applies specifically to persons providing payment services from an establishment outside the EEA to persons located in the UK.

the scope of the PSD Regulations 2009.11

11PERG 16: Scope of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive

any person who needs to know whether a collective investment undertaking is an AIF.

the scope of the regulated activities of managing an AIF and acting as trustee or depositary of an AIF.10

10PERG 17: Consumer credit debt counselling

Any person who needs to know whether his activities in relation to debts will amount to debt counselling.

The scope of the regulated activities relating to consumer credit debt counselling.

MCOB 4.6.1GRP
A consumer2 has no right to cancel a home finance transaction1 concluded with a firm but may have a right to cancel a distance contract concluded with a mortgage intermediary,3 a home purchase intermediary or a SRB intermediary31for the provision of his services. Whether a mortgage intermediary,3 a home purchase intermediary or a SRB intermediary31 concludes a distance mortgage mediation contract,3 a distance home purchase mediation contract or a distance regulated sale and rent
PERG 4.16.1GRP
It is common practice in the mortgage industry for the original lender which makes the loan to pass on ownership of the loan to a third party through securitisation. Securitisation transactions take different forms, but the essence is that the original lender sells the beneficial interest (with or without the legal interest) in a mortgage portfolio to a special purpose vehicle ('SPV'), which raises finance to pay for the portfolio by selling its own securities. The original lender
MCOB 12.1.3RRP
This chapter applies where a firm:(1) enters into, or makes a further advance on, a home finance transaction1; or1(2) administers a home finance transaction;1 or1(3) arranges or advises on a home finance transaction1 or a variation to the terms of a home finance transaction1.11
PRIN 3.2.1ARRP
4PRIN applies with respect to the carrying on of:(1) regulated activities;(2) activities that constitute dealing in investments as principal, disregarding the exclusion in article 15 of the Regulated Activities Order (Absence of holding out etc); 6(3) ancillary activities in relation to designated investment business, home finance activity, credit-related regulated activity, insurance distribution activity7 and accepting deposits; and6(4) activities directly arising from insurance
GEN 4.3.6RRP
(1) 1Where a firm has outsourced activities to a third party processor other than advising on life policies3, GEN 4.3.1 R does not apply to that third party processor when acting as such, so long as the outsourcing firm ensures that the third party processor and its employees comply with that rule as if it was the firm and they were employees of the firm.(2) Where an appointed representative has outsourced insurance distribution activities10 other than advising on life policies3
MIPRU 4.2A.1RRP
1This section applies to a firm carrying on any home financing connected to regulated mortgage contracts or home financing and home financing administration connected to regulated mortgage contracts see3MIPRU 4.2.23 R .3
PERG 8.17.12GRP
Article 28B (Real time communications: introductions) exempts a real time financial promotion that relates to one or more of the controlled activities about regulated mortgage contracts, as well as home reversion plans, home purchase plans,4regulated sale and rent back agreements3, certain consumer hire agreements and relevant credit agreements4. The exemption is subject to the following conditions being satisfied:224(1) the financial promotion must be made for the purpose of,
PERG 8.4.22GRP
(1) Introductions may take many forms but typically involve an offer to make an introduction or action taken in response to an unsolicited request. An introduction may be an inducement if the introducer is actively seeking to persuade or incite the person he is introducing to do business with the person to whom the introduction is made. So it may fall under section 21 if its purpose is to lead to investment activity or controlled claims management activity8. For example, if a
MCOB 11.6.9GRP
In relation to taking account of the customer's income for the purposes of its assessment of whether the customer will be able to pay the sums due:(1) income may be derived from sources other than employment (such as pensions or investments), or from more than one job;(2) the evidence necessary to comply with MCOB 11.6.8 R will vary according to factors such as the employment status and the nature of the employment of the customer (for example, whether he is employed, self-employed,
PERG 8.14.40BGRP
1Article 73 exempts any financial promotion made by a person in the course of carrying out his duties as an adviser for, or employee of, an advice centre. This is provided the financial promotion relates to:(1) a home finance transaction; or2(2) rights under, or rights to or interests in rights under, a life policy; or(3) a child trust fund within the meaning of section 1(2) of the Child Trust Funds Act 2004; or12(4) controlled claims management activity.12