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FSF Helpsheets

Download Financial Services Faculty helpsheets. Exclusively for Faculty members.

Mandates

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Information on the identification of a mandate and whether or not it falls within the scope of the CASS 8 Mandate Rules set out in the FCA Handbook.

Securities lending activities

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This Financial Services Faculty helpsheet answers "What is securities lending activity?" and sets out the key risks and audit considerations of a securities lending arrangement.

Interest on client money

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This Financial Services Faculty helpsheet explains the practical implications of CASS 7 and key actions for CASS Auditors.

Risk and regulation helpsheet - Skilled person review

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Our inaugural help sheet covers skilled person reports. We will be producing regular guides on financial services topics as part of the Financial Services Faculty’s drive to innovate and enhance the service to its members.

Fair and Effective Markets Review

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Launched in June 2014, FEMR was a review conducted by HM Treasury, the Bank of England and the FCA to address misconduct and other sources of perceived unfairness in Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities (FICC) markets.

Bank ring-fencing

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Bank ring-fencing is a response to the banking crisis, and aims to separate 'core activities and services' (deposits, payments and overdrafts) performed by banks from their investments banking operations.