A sole trader does not fall within the description of the governing functions. Each of the FCA governing functions includes:. This does not apply to the non-executive director function or the function described in SUP 10A. The effect of SUP 10A.
SUP 10A. It does not apply to the director function if the only part of that function that the FCA-approved person is performing is the function described in SUP 10A. If a firm is a body corporate other than a limited liability partnership , the director function is the function of acting in the capacity of a director other than non-executive director of that firm.
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If a firm is a body corporate other than a limited liability partnership , the director function is also the function of acting in the capacity of a person :. Examples of where SUP 10A.
A director can be a body corporate and may accordingly require approval as an FCA-approved person in the same way as a natural person may require approval. If a firm is a body corporate , the non-executive director function is the function of acting in the capacity of a non-executive director of that firm.
If a firm is a body corporate , the non-executive director function is also the function of acting in the capacity of a person :. However, 1 does not apply if that parent undertaking or holding company has a Part 4A permission or is regulated by an EEA regulator. This paragraph explains the basis on which the director function and the non-executive director function are applied to persons who have a position with the firm's parent undertaking or holding company under SUP 10A.
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The basic position is set out in SUP 10A. As is the case with all controlled functions , SUP 10A. This means that unless the firm has an arrangement permitting the performance of these roles by the persons concerned, these persons will not be performing these controlled functions. Therefore, the FCA accepts that there will be cases in which a person performing these roles will not require approval.
However where there is such an arrangement the function may apply. The chief executive function is the function of acting in the capacity of a chief executive of a firm. This function is having the responsibility, alone or jointly with one or more others, under the immediate authority of the governing body :.
For a branch in the United Kingdom of an overseas firm , the FCA would not normally expect the overseas chief executive of the firm as a whole to be FCA -approved for this function where there is a senior manager under him with specific responsibility for those activities of the branch which are subject to the UK regulatory system. In some circumstances, the person within the firm responsible for UK operations may, if the function is likely to enable him to exercise significant influence over the branch , also perform the chief executive function see SUP 10A.
A person performing the chief executive function may be a member of the governing body but need not be. If the chairman of the governing body is also the chief executive , he will be discharging this function.
If the responsibility is divided between more than one person but not shared, there is no person exercising the chief executive function. But if that responsibility is discharged jointly by more than one person , each of those persons will be performing the chief executive function. Note that a body corporate may be a chief executive. If so, it will need to be approved 5 to perform the chief executive function.
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