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CONC 5.3.1GRP
(1) In making the creditworthiness assessment or the assessment required by CONC 5.2.2R (1), a firm should take into account more than assessing the customer's ability to repay the credit. [Note: paragraph 4.2 of ILG](2) The creditworthiness assessment and the assessment required by CONC 5.2.2R (1) should include the firm taking reasonable steps to assess the customer's ability to meet repayments under a regulated credit agreement in a sustainable manner without the customer incurring
CONC 5.3.5RRP
A firm must not advise or encourage a customer to enter into a regulated credit agreement for an amount of credit higher than the customer initially requested if the creditworthiness assessment or the assessment required by CONC 5.2.2R (1) indicates that repayment of the higher amount would not be sustainable or the firm ought reasonably to suspect that that is the case.[Note: paragraph 4.28 of ILG]
CONC 5.2.1RRP
(1) Before making a regulated credit agreement the firm must undertake an assessment of the creditworthiness of the customer.[Note: section 55B(1) of CCA](2) A firm carrying out the assessment required in (1) must consider: (a) the potential for the commitments under the regulated credit agreement to adversely impact the customer's financial situation, taking into account the information of which the firm is aware at the time the regulated credit agreement is to be made; and [Note:
CONC 5.2.2RRP
(1) Before entering into a regulated credit agreement which is excluded from CONC 5.2.1 R (see (4), (5) and (6)), a firm must carry out an assessment of the potential for the commitments under the agreement to adversely impact the customer's financial situation, taking into account the information of which the firm is aware at the time the agreement is to be made.[Note: paragraphs 1.14 and 4.1 of ILG] (2) Paragraph (1) does not apply to an agreement to which CONC 4.7.2R (1) applies
CONC 5.2.3GRP
The extent and scope of the creditworthiness assessment or the assessment required by CONC 5.2.2R (1), in a given case, should be dependent upon and proportionate to factors which may include one or more of the following:(1) the type of credit; (2) the amount of the credit;(3) the cost of the credit;(4) the financial position of the customer at the time of seeking the credit;(5) the customer's credit history, including any indications that the customer is experiencing or has experienced
CONC 5.2.4GRP
(1) To consider all of the factors set out in CONC 5.2.3 G in all cases is likely to be disproportionate. [Note: paragraph 4.11 of ILG](2) A firm should consider what is appropriate in any particular circumstances dependent on, for example, the type and amount of the credit being sought and the potential risks to the customer. The risk of credit not being sustainable directly relates to the amount of credit granted and the total charge for credit relative to the customer's financial
CONC 6.2.1RRP
(1) Before significantly increasing:(a) the amount of credit to be provided under a regulated credit agreement; or(b) a credit limit for running-account credit under a regulated credit agreement;the lender must undertake an assessment of the customer's creditworthiness. [Note: section 55B(2) of CCA](2) A firm carrying out the assessment in (1) must consider: (a) the potential for the commitments under the regulated credit agreement to adversely impact the customer's financial