For several years, Richdale Consultants has supported clients at the forefront of the fintech industry. These innovative firms have sought to revolutionise the financial service sector, delivering contemporary services to customers via new and exciting technologies.
Any focused and ambitious fintech start-up could be forgiven for not having a handle on the regulatory landscape of such a dynamic industry. That’s where we come in. At Richdale, we work closely with exciting fintech firms that are passionate about launching game-changing financial products and require guidance and support to negotiate compliance with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Our compliance officers are comfortable working with fintech start-ups looking to test innovative propositions in the financial service sector. The FCA’s regulatory sandbox allows fintech innovators to test their services on real consumers and our officers can help maintain a bespoke regulatory environment for each sandbox test.
Richdale’s fintech compliance specialists have worked with business developing unrivalled expertise handling clients, such as:
- Mortgage, Protection and Insurance – Robo Advise Systems;
- Payment Services Platforms;
- P2P Lending Platforms;
- Crowdfunding Platforms;
- Insurance CRM; and
- Digital payments.
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Typical compliance tasks for our fintech clients
- Compliance consultancy and risk management
We supply our fintech clients with dedicated compliance officers that offer end-to-end compliance consultancy and risk management, helping to design robust compliance and risk management policies and procedures that give your business time to innovate and reach your goals.
- FCA authorisation
At Richdale, we leverage our years of experience in preparing and filing applications for financial service firms seeking direct authorisation with the FCA to help game-changing fintech companies break the mould. Our specialist team understands what the Regulator is looking for and knows how to design and present a credible business plan to the Regulator on your behalf.
- FCA categorisations
Your dedicated Richdale compliance officer can work with you to determine how your fintech business will be categorised by the Regulator and ascertain what it will expect of your business to the letter.