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The Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR)

SMCR Guidance Document

Senior Managers and Certification Regime: A Brief Guide to Implementation and Operation

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On 9 December 2019, the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR) goes live for all firms authorised only by the FCA.      

The drivers behind the SMCR include enhanced individual accountability and effecting positive cultural change to influence conduct at all levels of FCA authorised firms.

Our inter-disciplinary SMCR team has experience advising firms and individuals across the financial services sector. We provide a comprehensive service including regulatory compliance, employment and corporate services as well as contentious legal support should it be necessary.

For more information please contact our SMCR team.

What is SMCR?

What is SMCR?

The SMCR creates a system of personal accountability, underpinned by clarity of personal responsibility among Senior Managers.

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Key issues

Key Issues

SMCR implementation will raise a number of different and potentially complex issues that Firms and individuals will need to deal with.

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"to do list"

"to do list"

There is a lot to think about and plan for SMCR.

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How we can help

How we can help

We can advise on all elements of SMCR implementation and operation.

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How can we help you?

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