Related provisions for CONC 5.5.5
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(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
A firm must consider sufficient information available to it at the time of the increase referred to in CONC 6.2.1 R to enable it to make a reasonable assessment required by that rule or CONC 6.2.1AR. The provision of the guarantee or indemnity (or both), and the assessment of the guarantor, does not remove or reduce the obligation on the firm to carry out an assessment of the borrower under CONC 6.2.1R. Firms are reminded of the rule in CONC 5.3.4R that the assessment of the borrower