FCA: Brexit – what we expect firms and other regulated persons to do now

Regulatory Updates | 01/02/19

The Treasury has published draft legislation that would temporarily empower the FCA and the Bank of England/Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) to make transitional provisions if the UK leaves the EU without an agreement in place. We intend to use this power to ensure that firms and other regulated entities do not generally need to prepare now to meet the changes to their UK regulatory obligations that are connected to Brexit.
We also set out the areas where we would not make transitional provision and consequently expect firms and other regulated persons to start preparing now to comply with these post-exit regulatory obligations.