Jargon buster set to ease the rocky path to FSA regulation

A new tool has been launched into the market, promising to help brokers cut through the regulatory jargon of the Financial Services Authority (FSA) rulebook. The solution, which is called FSA Translate and is supplied by FSA Solutions, uses a 'decision tree' approach in order to guide brokers through the rulebook.

The decision tree begins with four main groupings: introducers, exempt firms, appointed representatives, and authorised firms. Users begin by selecting a grouping and then the regul