FCA 2017/18 Business Plan Overview

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have just published their 2017/18 Business Plan, setting out their objectives, sector priorities, risk outlook, ongoing activities and the sectors who will come under closer scrutiny in the coming year. The plan also provides information on how the FCA will continue to meet their 3 main operational objectives: – Protecting […]

GDPR Preparation, Conditions & Rights

Following on from last month’s blog article “Beginner’s Guide to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)“, this week we are looking at some of the conditions and rights that will apply under the new legislation and how firms can best prepare for their new obligations. Lawfulness of Processing Conditions The onus is on a firm’s processors and/or […]

FCA Sector Views Publication

For the first time, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have published their Sector Views document alongside their annual release of their business plan, mission objectives and fee consultation paper. What are Sector Views? The FCA advise that “they need a view of how the financial system works as a whole, as well as within its […]