Designation of investment firms for prudential supervision by the PRA

Statement of Policy
Published on 25 March 2013

This Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) statement of policy publishes the final statement of policy on the PRA’s approach to the designation of investment firms for prudential supervision by the PRA including:

  • the legislative context for designation decisions under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (PRA-regulated Activities) Order 2013;
  • the factors to which the PRA will have regard when deciding whether to designate an investment firm;
  • the procedural arrangements for making these decisions; and
  • how the PRA will communicate designation decisions to firms.

PDFStatement of Policy

Published on 26 October 2012

Designation of investment firms for prudential supervision by the PRA: consultation on a draft policy statement 

PDFConsultation Paper


Published on 17 May 2012

Designation of investment firms for prudential supervision by the PRA

PDFBackground paper

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