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On 7 April 2020 the FCA published its Business Plan 2020/21. The annual Business Plan gives details of the key priorities and the planned specific activities for the next year. The key priorities and planned activities are set out under five overall priorities, six cross-cutting priorities and the four sector-specific areas the FCA will aim to focus on. The Business plan continues to focus on the key themes we have come to expect, including; EU Withdrawal, Innovation and Technology, Operational Resilience, Financial Crime and Culture in Financial Services. Whilst the FCA's policy research in to climate change has also been brought more in to focus. The Business Plan also covers the FCA's evolving response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the impact this will have on planned activity.
FCA Business Plan and Priorities
The publication of the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) Business Plan for 2020/21 comes as the UK copes with the global pandemic of COVID-19 and at a time when it was expecting to be well progressed with plans to withdraw from the EU.
Find out more about the FCA Business Plan including the key priorities over the next 1-3 years.
Listen to our webinar, where we explored the latest Business Plan, what it sets out for the Financial Services sector, and what it means for different types of regulated businesses.