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    We provide a comprehensive and flexible regulatory hosting umbrella for funds, start-ups, fintechs and financial services firms.

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    Leveraging the experience and activities across the entire Met Group, we offer a suite of services which can be tailored to your business requirements.

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Who we work with:

  • Asset managers
  • Brokers
  • Business angels
  • Corporate financiers
  • Crowdfunders
  • Financial arrangers
  • Fintechs
  • Funds
  • Investment managers & advisers
  • Managed account providers
  • SME lenders
  • Venture capitalists
  • Wealth managers
  • Etc

Services include:

  • Regulatory Hosting Umbrella
  • Regulatory Incubation Platform
  • Appointed Representative
  • Controlled Function
  • Lending our regulatory permissions
  • Regulatory Innovation unit collaboration
  • Sandbox exercises
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Operational Support
  • Facilities & Technology
  • Advisory Services

"Met Facilities cut through the complexity and provided us with a simple solution"

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SMCR countdown: 9th December 2019

  • FCA sets out latest expectations for firms on Brexit

    The FCA has issued a press release detailing what steps it has taken in case the UK leaves the EU without a deal. Firms will be required to comply with post-exit MiFID transaction reporting and EMIR trade reporting requirements. If a no-deal Brexit was to occur, passporting will end. Therefore, any EEA passporting firm will […]

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    FCA announces extension to its use of the temporary transitional paper

    The FCA has confirmed its intends to extend the proposed duration of the directions issued under the temporary transitional power to the 31 December 2020. The FCA will publish further information before exit day on how firms should comply with post-exit rules. The extension is aligned with the end date intended by the Bank of […]

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  • FCA policy statement on optimising the Senior Managers & Certification Regime

    The FCA has published Policy Statement (PS) 19/20: Optimising the Senior Managers & Certification Regime (SMCR). PS19/20 summarises the feedback the FCA received to Consultation Paper 19/14 and its response to the feedback, setting out changes to the SMCR. The main changes to the existing rules discussed in the PS include: confirming that the Head […]

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    FCA consults on guiding firms on the fair treatment of vulnerable customers

    The Financial Conduct Authority has launched a consultation on proposed guidance for firms on the fair treatment of vulnerable customers. The guidance sets out the FCA’s view of what the FCA Principles require of firms to ensure that vulnerable consumers are consistently treated fairly across financial services sectors. The draft Guidance is set out in […]

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  • ESMA consults on guidelines on certain aspects of the MiFID II compliance function requirement

    The European Securities and Markets Authority has published Consultation Paper on guidelines on certain aspects of the revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) compliance function requirement. ESMA’s proposals for guidelines in this area are aimed at helping firms to increase the effectiveness of the compliance function, enhance clarity and to foster convergence on […]

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    New platform to replace Gabriel and improve the way the FCA collects data from firms

    The Financial Conduct Authority has announced that it has started work to improve the way it collects data from firms and plans to move to a new platform for its data collection systems which will replace Gabriel. This work is central to the FCA’s Data Strategy, which is designed to help the FCA deepen it’s […]

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Personal. Professional. Experienced.

Our team has over 60 years of financial services experience and are adept at structuring regulatory solutions for a variety of activities. We have launched, grown, mentored and partnered with businesses across a multitude of disciplines.

We understand what is required to grow a firm. We focus on what matters.

Every discussion is an opportunity so please get in touch to find out how we can facilitate your business.

CEO and Managing Partner of the Met Group

Danny Kessler

Managing Partner and CEO of the Met Group

Michael Jacobs - Partner

Michael Jacobs

Managing Partner

Managing Partner at Met Facilities

Bhavesh Kotecha

Managing Partner

Head of New Business Development at Met Facilities

Martin Black

Head of New Business Development