Singapore: Proposed Guidelines on Accountability and Conduct

The Monetary Authority of Singapore updated its guidance on the 10th September 2020 on the five high-level outcomes that financial institutions should achieve on individual accountability and conduct.

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FCA Consults on Extending SMCR Deadlines

The FCA is consulting on extending the deadlines for the SMCR for solo-regulated firms until 31 March 2021. This delay will give firms, significantly affected by the Covid-19, time to make the changes they need. 

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FCA Priorities for the Year Ahead

The FCA has stated that a primary focus in 2020 is to mitigate the impact of Covid-19 on the markets and protect consumers. However, firms should not think that means that the regulator will adopt a light approach to current investigations and regulatory enforcement.

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Compliance during COVID-19 - Regulatory Update

In this period of uncertainty and pressure on firms, regulators around the world have been quickly changing their strategies to support firms, so they all can manage the situation at best.

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Regulators Expectations of Institutional Governance

You might have asked yourself “what governance expectations do regulators have?”. Well, regulators seek good governance and deem it critical that businesses deliver effective management to support and strengthen compliance. Regulators understand that firms affected by the COVID-19 crisis must adapt and review their actual governance, as necessary. 

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