The FCA has recently published Issue 28 of the Policy Development Update for December 2015. As well as providing information on previous publications issued since the last edition, recent developments relating to the Handbook and other publications, the FCA has published an updated timetable for forthcoming publications.

The update includes an updated timetable for future publications and links to:

  • Consultation Paper 15/40: Financial Services Compensation Scheme: changes to the Compensation sourcebook
  • Consultation Paper 15/39: Rules and guidance on payment protection insurance complaints
  • Consultation Paper 15/37: Consequential amendments to the Senior Insurance Managers Regime (SIMR)
  • Consultation Paper 15/36: Future regulatory treatment of CCA regulated first charge mortgages
  • Discussion Paper 15/7: Our approach to SMEs as users of financial services
  • Discussion Paper 15/6: Possible FCA Handbook changes to reflect the introduction of the Innovative Finance ISA and the regulated activity of advising on peer-to-peer agreements
  • Guidance Consultation 15/6: Proposed guidance for firms outsourcing to the ‘cloud’ and other third-party IT services