On 22 November 2019, the FCA published Handbook Notice No. 71.
In this Handbook Notice the FCA describes the changes to the Handbook and other material made by the FCA Board under its legislative and other statutory powers on 24 October 2019 and 21 November 2019.
On 21 and 24 November 2019, the FCA Board made changes in the Handbook as set out in the Mortgages (Responsible Lending) Instrument 2019 and the Training and Competence (Amendment No 8) Instrument 2019. On 24 November 2019, the FCA Board approved the making and amendment of the rules for the voluntary jurisdiction and fixing and variation of the standard terms by the Financial Ombudsman Service. On 30 October 2019, the Board of the Financial Ombudsman Service made the relevant changes to the Handbook in the Exiting the EU: Dispute Resolution: Complaints (Amendments) Instrument 2019, subject to the consent and approval of the FCA.