Simply and streamline your applications and registrations with ACA.

Whether you are seeking authorisation for the first time, or are an established regulated firm looking to move into a new line of business, ACA’s dedicated and experienced compliance authorisation team helps you avoid any unnecessary complications and delays. 

We've managed hundreds of FCA applications and can help you secure your regulatory licences - Part 4A Permission and/or AIFMD, as required by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the UK.

We can also help you with your Brexit FCA authorisation project management and have a European based registration team that can manage your U.S. regulatory applications for FINRA, SEC and CFTC.

How We Help

FCA authorisation

We will identify your firm’s requirements and manage the process before, during and after the application.  Our services to help you achieve successful receipt of the licence includes:

  • Liaison with you and, where relevant, the regulator during the pre-submission stage to identify any potential issues
  • Guidance on the regulatory expectations and licence type
  • Drafting of technical and pragmatic responses to address the regulator’s due diligence questions
  • Preparation and submission of the application pack as well as assistance in presenting the application pack to the FCA
     

Brexit FCA Authorisation

Our dedicated team can help you with your Brexit FCA authorisation project management, by supporting your FCA license or a third-country branch applications, as well as provide a range of solutions to access the UK markets.

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U.S. Registration

Our London based team of U.S. registration specialists can manage your U.S. regulatory applications for FINRA, SEC and CFTC registrations. 

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