A U.K based broker dealer required assistance with the management of their Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) issued Section 166 remediation notice.
A U.K based broker dealer
Lysis Managed the FCA Section166 reporting to the Group COO. They worked with the firm’s board and senior management to shape each project and then produced a detailed programme plan which provided the delivery dates included in the response to the report.
The project included programme governance, RAID, and tracking tools to ensure accurate and timely delivery, working with executive and senior management to initiate the programme and projects, to build the team required and to respond to initial regulator challenges on the programme and project set-up. Lysis also managed the entire global programme, spanning the Governance, Risk, Compliance, Operations, and IT functions, reporting to a board-level steering committee. Lysis took responsibility for programme management, planning, tracking, and reporting, including programme risks, issues, dependencies, and the budget.
Lysis assisted the client successfully with their S166 remediation requirements as per the FCA specifications and further proposed changes to the global governance structures, boards, committees, and legal entity governance which included:
o Senior management remuneration.
o The role and activities of the audit committee.
o Group policies, delegated authorities, and escalation arrangements.
o Board-level management Information.
o The role and effectiveness of NED’s.o Governance, structure, and operation of the compliance function.
o Global and regional compliance policies.
o Arrangements for transaction reporting and market abuse detection.
o Governance, structure, and operation of the risk management function.
o Risk management policies including ICAAP.
o The design and implementation of strategic planning arrangements.