Notified Persons


  1. (1) An overseas firm, which is not an incoming firm, must notify the PRA within 30 business days of any person taking up or ceasing to hold the following positions:
    1. (a) the firm's worldwide chief executive (that is, the person who, alone or jointly with one or more others, is responsible under the immediate authority of the directors for the whole of its business) if the person is based outside the UK;
    2. (b) the person within the overseas firm with a purely strategic responsibility for UK operations;
    3. (c) for a bank: the two or more persons who effectively direct its business; or
    4. (d) for an insurer: the authorised UK representative.
  2. (2) The notification in (1) must include, as a minimum, the person’s name, the position to which the notification relates and, if the person is an approved person, the approved person's individual reference number.

[Note: 4.1 is not made under the powers conferred on the PRA by Part V of FSMA (Performance of Regulated Activities). A person notified to the PRA under 4.1 is not subject to the Statements of Principle or Code of Practice for Approved Persons, unless they are also an approved person.]