Related provisions for APER 4.5.11
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In determining whether or not the conduct of an approved person performing a significant influence function under APER 4.6.5 E, APER 4.6.6 E and APER 4.6.8 E complies with Statement of Principle 6 (see APER 2.1.2 P), the following are factors which, in the opinion of the FSA, are to be taken into account:(1) the competence, knowledge or seniority of the delegate; and (2) the past performance and record of the delegate.
(1) An approved person performing a significant influence function may delegate the investigation, resolution or management of an issue or authority for dealing with a part of the business to individuals who report to him or to others.(2) The approved person performing a significant influence function should have reasonable grounds for believing that the delegate has the competence, knowledge, skill and time to deal with the issue. For instance, if the compliance department only
The FSA will not discipline approved persons on the basis of vicarious liability (that is, holding them responsible for the acts of others), provided appropriate delegation and supervision has taken place (see APER 4.6.13 G and APER 4.6.14 G). In particular, disciplinary action will not be taken against an approved person performing a significant influence function simply because a regulatory failure has occurred in an area of business for which he is responsible. The FSA will