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Piecemeal law and rule-making – we’ve reached the tipping point

Newsbite,
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chris lawrenson,
Last updated:
28 April 2016

Nobody should be surprised, after PPI, LIBOR and FOREX, that there has been a lot of regulatory activity in relation to conduct in financial services firms.  Neither should anybody underestimate the difficulty of the task facing regulators in dealing with major issues like the...

Strengthening accountability in banking: the final word?

Newsbite,
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chris lawrenson,
Last updated:
31 March 2016

In the January edition of Newsbite , I looked ahead to the launch of the strengthening accountability in banking exercise on 7 March.  This included the new senior management regime (SMR), new certification arrangements, and revised conduct rules applicable to a wider range...

A Competition Regime for Growth: A Consultation on options for reform

Industry response,
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chris lawrenson,
Last updated:
12 November 2014

Introduction and Background The Building Societies Association (the BSA) represents mutual lenders and deposit takers in the UK including all 48 UK building societies. Mutual lenders and deposit takers have total assets of over £365 billion and, together with their subs...

A European Commission Consultation on Contract Law, Ministry of Justice

Industry response,
Contact:
chris lawrenson,
Last updated:
12 November 2014

Introduction 1. The Building Societies Association (BSA) represents mutual lenders and deposit takers in the UK including all 49 UK building societies. Mutual lenders and deposit takers have total assets of over £365 billion and, together with their subsidiaries, hold r...

BIS: Enhancing Consumer Confidence by Clarifying Consumer Law: Consultation on the supply of goods,

Industry response,
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chris lawrenson,
Last updated:
17 October 2012

Introduction 1. The Building Societies Association (BSA) represents mutual lenders and deposit takers in the UK including all 47 UK building societies. Mutual lenders and deposit takers have total assets of over £375 billion and, together with their subsidiaries, hol...

Our response to CMA Unfair Terms 2015

Industry response,
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chris lawrenson,
Last updated:
25 March 2015

BSA response to CMA Unfair Terms 2015

CP13/10 - Detailed proposals for the FCA regime for consumer credit

Industry response,
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chris lawrenson,
Last updated:
08 January 2014

Introduction 1.  The Building Societies Association represents mutual lenders and deposit takers in the UK including all 45 UK building societies. Mutual lenders and deposit takers have total assets of nearly £380 billion and, together with their subsidiaries, hold res...

CP 13/8: Publishing information about enforcement warning notices

Industry response,
Contact:
chris lawrenson,
Last updated:
12 November 2014

Introduction 1.    The Building Societies Association represents mutual lenders and deposit takers in the UK including all 46 UK building societies.  Mutual lenders and deposit takers have total assets of over £375 billion and, together with their subsidiaries, hold ...

Equality Act 2010: Age Supplement to the Services, Public Functions & Associations Statutory Code of

Industry response,
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chris lawrenson,
Last updated:
02 May 2014

Introduction 1.    The Building Societies Association (BSA) represents mutual lenders and deposit takers in the UK including all 45 UK building societies.  Building societies have total assets of nearly £330 billion and, together with their subsidiaries, hold residentia...

FCA Competition Concurrency Guidance and Handbook Amendments

Industry response,
Contact:
chris lawrenson,
Last updated:
16 March 2015

Click below to read the BSA industry response to FCA Competition Concurrency Guidance and Handbook Amendments CP 15-1 competition - FCA_1

FSA CP 12/24 Regulatory Reform: PRA and FCA regimes relating to aspects of authorisation and supervi

Industry response,
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chris lawrenson,
Last updated:
04 December 2012

Introduction 1. The Building Societies Association (BSA) represents mutual lenders and deposit takers in the UK including all 47 UK building societies. Mutual lenders and deposit takers have total assets of over £375 billion and, together with their subsidiaries, hol...

FSA CP12/30: Complaints against the regulators

Industry response,
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chris lawrenson,
Last updated:
05 February 2013

Introduction 1. The Building Societies Association (the BSA) represents mutual lenders and deposit takers in the UK including all 47 UK building societies. Mutual lenders and deposit takers have total assets of over £375 billion and, together with their subsidiaries,...

FSA CP 12/34: Regulatory Reform: FCA Handbook updates

Industry response,
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chris lawrenson,
Last updated:
28 January 2013

Introduction 1. The Building Societies Association (the BSA) represents mutual lenders and deposit takers in the UK including all 47 UK building societies. Mutual lenders and deposit takers have total assets of over £375 billion and, together with their subsidiaries,...

FSA CP 12/37: The Financial Services Bill: Implementing market powers, decision making procedures an

Industry response,
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chris lawrenson,
Last updated:
01 February 2013

Introduction 1. The Building Societies Association (the BSA) represents mutual lenders and deposit takers in the UK including all 47 UK building societies. Mutual lenders and deposit takers have total assets of over £375 billion and, together with their subsidiaries,...

FSA: Journey to the FCA

Industry response,
Contact:
chris lawrenson,
Last updated:
14 December 2012

Introduction 1. The Building Societies Association (BSA) represents mutual lenders and deposit takers in the UK including all 47 UK building societies. Mutual lenders and deposit takers have total assets of over £375 billion and, together with their subsidiaries, hold r...