The FCA has published its latest Policy development update.

The update provides links to the following FCA publications that were issued recently:

  • Policy Statement 18/3: Perimeter guidance on personal recommendations on retail investments;
  • Policy Statement 18/4: Credit card market study: persistent debt and earlier intervention – feedback to CP17/43 and final rules;
  • Consultation Paper 18/5: EU Benchmarks Regulation Implementation (DEPP and EG);
  • Call for Input: Using technology to achieve smarter regulatory reporting;
  • Effective competition in non-workplace pensions: Discussion Paper 18/1; and
  • Handbook Notice 52.

The update also lists some of the forthcoming FCA publications. Among other things in March 2018 the FCA:

  • Consultation on payment services and electronic money – changes to the FCA rules and guidance under the Payment Services Regulations 2017; and
  • Feedback on chapter 9 (retirement interest-only mortgages) of Consultation Paper 17/32: Quarterly Consultation No.18.