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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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Conduct regulated activity in weeks under our umbrella

SMCR countdown: 9th December 2019

  • Commission Delegated Regulation amending PRIIPs Delegated Regulation to align transitional arrangements

    On 8th November, the EU Commission published the Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/1866 amending Article 18 of Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/653 supplementing the Regulation on key information documents for packaged retail and insurance-based investment products (PRIIPs). This development lays down regulatory technical standards with regard to the presentation, content, review and revision of key information […]

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    FCA Policy Statement on illiquid assets and open-ended funds

    The FCA has published Policy Statement (PS) 19/24 on illiquid assets and open-ended funds. The change in rules aims to reduce the potential for harm to investors in funds that hold inherently illiquid assets, such as property, particularly under stressed market conditions. This PS sets out the FCA’s response to the feedback they received to […]

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  • Updated HM Treasury advisory notice on money laundering and terrorist financing controls in higher risk jurisdictions

    Her Majesty’s Treasury (HMT) have published their advisory notice concerning risks posed by insufficient financial crime controls over particular jurisdictions. In their note, HMT provides that: • the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea should be considered as high risk and firms should apply counter measures and enhanced due diligence measures in accordance with the risks […]

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    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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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