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Applying for FCA Authorisation Workshop

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09.00
Registration and coffee

10.00
Chairman’s introduction

Fiona Hoyle, Head of Consumer Finance
Finance & Leasing Association

10.15
The FCA’s Expectations
• The timetable – recap
• What the regulator will want to know
• What a ‘complete’ application will look like
• Avoiding obvious pitfalls
• Fees
• Q&A Session

Shazma Ahmed , Associate, Credit Authorisation Department
Financial Conduct Authority

11.00
Preparation, Preparation, Preparation……
• Preparing and planning for authorisation
• Key personel involved
• Documentation and management information
• Managing a successful application across an organisation
• Q&A session

Sarah Herbert, Regulatory risk and compliance specialist
Addleshaw Goddard

11.30 Coffee break

11.50
Completing the application form
• Step by step review of the application form & the information which needs to be provided
• Interaction with the FCA during the process
• Raising queries
• Q&A session

Simon Brown, Head of Compliance
Volkswagen Financial Services (UK) Ltd

13.00
Lunch

14.00
What the Business Plan should include
• What should an FCA-compliant Business Plan include?
• Identifying the business risks
• Mitigation action
• Q&A session

Simon Walker, Partner
KPMG

14.30
It’s not just the application…….
• Further requirements needed for authorisation
• Threshold conditions – recap
• Approved Persons – training and application
• Reporting and IT implications
• Q&A session

Julie Patient, Of Counsel
Hogan Lovells International LLP

15.00
Regulation of Authorised Organisations
• How the FCA will supervise different types of consumer credit firms
• Embedding outcomes-based regulation in your organisation
• Approaching compliance monitoring
• Managing outsourcing arrangements under the new regime

Nick Ross, Principal Regulatory Consultant, Advisory Services,
Huntswood

15.30
Chairman’s final comments

15.45
Workshop closes