The FCA has published Issue 31 of its policy development update.

This update lists the range of:

  • Publications issued (together with the date when the consultation ends or when comments are sought by) such as the Payment Accounts Regulations 2015, consequential changes to the Senior Managers Regime and the proposal to issue guidance on the FCA’s view of enforcing security under the Consumer Credit Act 1974.
  • Forthcoming publications with expected due dates.  Items of interest include a consultation paper on regulatory fees and levies for 2016/17 expected in March/April 2016, a policy statement on future regulatory treatment of CCA regulated first charge mortgages expected in March 2016, a policy statement on smarter customer communications, and proposals in response to the CMA’s recommendations on high-cost short-term credit expected in Q2 2016.