GDPR/DPA18 Accountability Self Assessment

The GDPR (and the DPA18 which writes this Regulation in to UK law) sets out under Article 5 the principles that relate to the processing of personal data. These principles can be condensed into: – Lawfulness, fairness and transparency Purpose limitation Data minimisation Accuracy Storage limitation Integrity and confidentiality Paragraph 2 of Article 5 states […]

SMCR Deadline Extension

The Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR) replaced the Approved Persons Regime (APR) for solo-regulated firms from 9th December 2019. Firms with obligations under the SM&CR have until 9th December 2020 to ensure: – all relevant staff are trained on the Conduct Rules and how they apply to their roles all staff in certified roles […]