The Financial Services (Miscellaneous) (Amendment) (EU Exit) (No. 2) Regulations 2019

Document Number:2019 No. 1010
 
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Statutory Instruments

Exiting The European Union

Financial Services And Markets

Made

10 th June 2019

Coming into force in accordance with regulation 1

The Treasury make these Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by section 8(1) of, and paragraph 21 of Schedule 7 to, the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018(1).

In accordance with paragraph 1(3) of Schedule 7 to that Act, a draft of this instrument has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament.

PART 1 General provision

Citation and commencement

  1. —(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Financial Services (Miscellaneous) (Amendment) (EU Exit) (No. 2) Regulations 2019.

    (2) This regulation comes into force on the day after the day on which these Regulations are made.

    (3) Regulations 2 to 9 come into force on whichever is the later of—

    (a) immediately before exit day; or

    (b) the day after the day on which these Regulations are made.

    (4) Regulation 10 comes into force on whichever is the later of—

    (a) exit day; or

    (b) the day after the day on which these Regulations are made.

    PART 2 Amendment of the EEA Passport Rights (Amendment, etc., and Transitional Provisions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018

  2. The EEA Passport Rights (Amendment, etc., and Transitional Provisions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018(2) are amended as follows.

    Information to be supplied to a party to a contract with a person to whom regulation 47 applies

  3. In Part 7 , in Chapter 2 , after regulation 54(3) (information to be supplied by a person to whom regulation 47 applies) , insert—

    “Information to be supplied to a party to a contract with a person to whom regulation 47 applies

    54 A.—(1) A person to whom regulation 47 applies must notify each party to a pre-existing contract with the person that the person is—

    (a) an exempt person for the purposes of section 19(1)(b) of the 2000 Act, and

    (b) not regulated by the FCA or the PRA.

    (2) The notification must be made as soon as reasonably practicable following the day on which regulation 47 first applies to the person.

    (3) A person to whom regulation 47 applies must notify each party to a pre-existing contract with the person if there is a material change, on or after exit day, in respect of—

    (a) the protection afforded to assets held by the person in relation to the performance of the contract,

    (b) the mechanisms for resolving disputes in connection with the contract, or

    (c) the schemes available for compensation in relation to the contract.

    (4) The relevant regulator may issue guidance in respect of compliance with an obligation under this regulation.

    (5) For the purposes of paragraph (4) , reference to the relevant regulator is a reference to—

    (a) the FCA;

    (b) in a case where the regulated activities to which regulation 47 has effect consist of or include a PRA-regulated activity (within the meaning of section 22 A of the 2000 Act) , the PRA.”.

    Restriction on financial promotion

  4. In regulation 58(4) (restriction on financial promotion)—

    (a) for paragraph (a) substitute—

    “(a) for subsection (2) there were substituted—

    “(2) But subsection (1) does not apply if A is a person to whom regulation 47 of the EEA Passport Rights (Amendment, etc., and Transitional Provisions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 applies.””;

    (b) in paragraph (b) , in the inserted subsection (2 A) , omit “(a)”.

    Financial Services Compensation Scheme: a person to whom regulation 28 or 34 applies

  5. In regulation 70(5) (Financial Services Compensation Scheme: a person to whom regulation 28 or 34 applies) , in paragraph (2)(b)—

    (a) in the inserted subsection (9 B) , at the end of paragraph (c) insert “or” and omit paragraphs (e) and (f);

    (b) in the inserted subsection (9 C) , omit the definitions of “AIFM”, “an authorised contractual scheme”, “an authorised open-ended investment company”, “an authorised unit trust scheme”, “collective portfolio management services”, “ELTIF”, “ELTIF Regulation”, “management company”, “UCITS” and “UK AIF”.

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