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UK: FCA call for input on access to insurance

On 20 June 2017, the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA“) published a Call for Input inviting firms (amongst other stakeholders) to submit their views on the challenges they face in providing travel insurance to consumers who have (or have had) cancer (“Relevant Consumers“) by 15 September 2017. The issue In May 2016 the FCA published its

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UK: FCA’s consultation paper on the implementation of the Insurance Distribution Directive

On 6 March 2017 the FCA published its first consultation paper (CP 17/7, the “Consultation Paper“) on its proposals for implementing the Insurance Distribution Directive ((EU) 2016/97, the “IDD“).  The deadline for implementation is 23 February 2018. The FCA plans to make a number of important changes to the FCA rules in order to accommodate

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UK: FCA’s policy statement on the final rules and guidance for PPI complaints handling

On the morning of 2 March 2017 the FCA published PS 17/3 (the “Policy Statement”), its response to feedback on its proposals regarding the handing of Payment Protection Insurance (“PPI“) mis-selling complaints.  The FCA’s original proposals were set out in CP 15/39 (see our blog post), and a further consultation was issued in CP 16/20

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UK: FCA’s response to feedback points on its proposal regarding handling of PPI complaints

Introduction On the morning of 2 August 2016, the FCA published CP 16/20 its response to feedback it had received on its proposals regarding the handling of Payment Protection Insurance (“PPI“) mis-selling complaints. The FCA’s original proposals were set out in CP 15/39 (see our blog post). Following feedback from firms, trade bodies, consumer organisations,

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UK: Financial Conduct Authority Consultation Paper on PPI complaints handling

Introduction On the morning of 26 November, the FCA published a consultation paper setting out and asking for views on its proposals regarding the handling of Payment Protection Insurance (“PPI“) mis-selling complaints. The consultation paper contains draft amendments to various relevant FCA Handbook provisions (most notably DISP) at Appendix 1. Subject to their assessment of

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UK: FCA statement on PPI complaints handling

The FCA has this morning issued a statement outlining key proposals on which it intends to consult by the end of the year in relation to the handling of Payment Protection Insurance (“PPI“) mis-selling complaints. The statement follows the FCA’s announcement earlier in the year that it would assess whether there was a need for