The Financial Markets Authority seeks expressions of interest for membership of the Code Committee established under the Financial Advisers Act 2008.
The Code Committee was appointed in 2009 to prepare and periodically review the Code of Professional Conduct for Authorised Financial Advisers. Under the Financial Advisers Act 2008 the Committee may be comprised of between 7 and 11 members from industry and the consumer affairs sector as follows:
The role of a Code Committee member is on an as required basis. The current Chairman envisages the key work of the Code Committee over the next three years to initially involve monitoring the effectiveness of the current Code against ongoing regulatory and other developments impacting on authorised financial advisers and the wider financial adviser industry, and then undertaking a further full review of the Code in conjunction with the formal review of the Financial Advisers Act 2008 by the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment.
FMA and the Code Committee are particularly looking for people who have:
Committee members are appointed by virtue of their individual expertise, and not as representatives or nominees of particular interest groups.
Expressions of interest must be submitted to the Code Committee’s secretariat via email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 5.00pm on Monday 23rd June 2014.