On 9 November 2018, the FCA published a direction concerning the notification that EEA firms must make should they wish to obtain a deemed permission or variation under the temporary permissions regime.

The FCA directs that a notification must:

  1. be made by submitting the temporary permission notification form using the Connect system (https://connect.fca.org.uk);
  2. be made following any further instruction published in relation to the firm temporary permission notification form;
  3. contain the information required by that form; and
  4. be made during the period beginning at 9am on 7 January 2019 and ending with 28 March 2019.