• Umbrella Services
    Met Facilities

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

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  • Met Facilities

    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:

  • FCA Regulatory Hosting Umbrella
  • FCA Incubation Platform
  • Appointed Representative
  • Controlled Function
  • Lending our FCA permissions
  • FCA Innovation unit collaboration
  • Sandbox exercises
  • FCA 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

  • Inbound Passported Firms

    FCA Survey for European Economic Area (EEA) Inbound Passported Firms The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued a survey for ‘inward bound’ Firms on a new page on their web-site. This follows HM Government’s December 2017 announcement that it would legislate to provide a temporary permission scheme for European Economic Area (EEA) Firms and Funds […]

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    Home Office Circular: Criminal Finances Act 2017 – Information Sharing within the Regulated Sector

    The Home Office has issued guidance detailing Principles for Information Sharing within the Regulated Sector and between the Regulated Sector and an Authorised Officer of the National Crime Agency (NCA). The Criminal Finances Act 2017 (CFA) introduced new sections 339ZB-339ZG into proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA), and new sections 21CA to 21CF into the […]

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  • Cryptocurrency derivatives

    FCA statement on the requirement for firms offering cryptocurrency derivatives to be authorised FCA released a statement that firms conducting regulated activities in cryptocurrency derivatives must, comply with all applicable rules in the FCA’s Handbook and any relevant provisions in directly applicable European Union regulations. It is likely that dealing in, arranging transactions in, advising […]

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    FCA: Quarterly Consultation Paper issued

    The latest FCA Quarterly Consultation Paper has been issued setting out various proposals for amendments to its Handbook, including: IFPRU 3.2 to ensure consistency of application, aligning with existing rules in IFPRU 11.6 IFPRU 11.5 to promote clarity for Firms and Groups within the scope of IFPRU11, ensuring continued compliance with the Recovery and Resolution […]

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  • FCA Report: Supervision – Algorithmic Trading

    The FCA has published a Report reviewing Algorithmic Trading Compliance in wholesale markets, outlining core areas of focus and good/poor practice. Firms are recommended to reference legislation in developing their Algorithmic Trading Practices and Procedures, particularly MiFID II. Chapter 7A of the Market Conduct Sourcebook (MAR) and the MiFID II Commission Delegated Regulation 2017/589 of […]

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    PRA Consultation Paper impacts those Regulated Firms undertaking Algorithmic Trading

    Consultation Paper 5/18: Algorithmic trading (CP5/18) has been published by the PRA and impacts those Regulated Firms undertaking Algorithmic Trading…. Consultation Paper 5/18: Algorithmic trading (CP5/18) has been published by the PRA and impacts those Regulated Firms undertaking Algorithmic Trading within scope of the Capital Requirements Regulation, already subject to the Rules in the Algorithmic […]

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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.

Paul Lack - CEO Met Facilities

Paul Lack

CEO at Met Facilities

Danny Kessler - CEO and Managing Partner at the Met Group

Danny Kessler

CEO and Managing Partner of the Met Group

Bhav Kotecha - Managing Partner at Met Facilities

Bhavesh Kotecha

Managing Partner at Met Facilities

Martin Black

Martin Black

Head of New Business Development at Met Facilities