The FCA has published its latest Policy development update (no. 31) which covers:

  • FCA publications issued since the last update;
  • information about recent FCA Handbook related and other developments;
  • other FCA publications – consumer publications, guidance consultations and finalised guidance; and
  • an updated timetable for forthcoming FCA publications.

In relation to forthcoming FCA publications it is expected that in:

  • Spring 2016, the FCA will publish its second consultation paper on the implementation of MiFID II; and
  • Spring 2016, there will be a Policy Statement to Consultation Paper 15/35: Policy proposals and Handbook changes related to the implementation of the Market Abuse Regulation.

The expected publication date of Policy Statements for Consultation Paper 15/43: Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II Implementation – Consultation paper I and Consultation Paper 15/32: Smarter Consumer Communications: Removing certain ineffective requirements in our Handbook is “TBC”.

View FCA Policy development update no.31, 4 March 2016