ACI UK membership evidences the highest standards of professional integrity. It is a condition of membership that members adopt the principles and practices of the Global Code of Conduct and other relevant Codes and regulations.

ACI supports our members and markets to implement and adhere to the highest standards of conduct and industry best practice through: 

  • ACI Education – our exam suite certifies knowledge and application of industry best practices.
  • ACI ELAC portal provides a continuing learning and development environment and helps individuals and organisations fulfil regulatory obligations to demonstrate adherence to internal and industry codes of conduct.
  • ACI Committee for Professionalism fosters the highest standards of integrity, conduct and ethical behaviour. CFP formulates Market Practices guidance to market practitioners (including MM/PM/broader OTC principles of conduct).
  • ACI Working Groups (FXC/Regulatory/Derivatives/MM & Liquidity) – cross-industry market practitioners focused on industry issues.



FCA Papers

FCA – SM&CR Conduct Rules Policy Statement – PS18/14***/July 2018

Extending the Senior Managers & Certification Regime to FCA firms. Feedback to CP17/25 and CP17/40, and near-final rules

“[FCA] Conduct Rules…aim to drive up standards of individual behaviour in financial services…to improve individual accountability and awareness of conduct issues. This will in turn achieve the culture change that we are seeking. We want to make sure a senior individual is accountable for ensuring adequate training and accurate reporting of breach information to the regulator”

FEMR Progress Report

Fair and Effective Markets Review Progress Report – May 2018
Report to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Governor of the Bank of England and the Chair of the Financial Conduct Authority

Industry briefings and commentary

Ten Regulatory Challenges  – January 2019

KPMG highlights the drivers for 10 Key Regulatory Challenges for financial services firms in 2019.

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