Individual Accountability Framework (IAF)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Duration: 1 Hour
  • Access: 1 Year
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Course overview
This tutorial describes the IAF in detail, with particular focus on the key areas covered by the new rules – the Senior Executive Accountability Regime (SEAR), Conduct Standards, enhancements to the existing Fitness & Probity (F&P) Regime and modifications to the Administrative Sanctions Procedure (ASP). The tutorial is particularly relevant to those with no knowledge or experience of the IAF, though there is sufficient detail to make it useful to those with some familiarity as well.

Course Features

#1 Shareable Certificate

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#2 100% Online Learning

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#3 Beginner Level

This course is suitable for anyone looking to learn about the framework.

#4 Course Duration
1 Hour.

#5 Accepted for CPE

Accepted for CPE by some of the world's largest financial associations.


1. Overview of the Individual Accountability Framework

  • Topic 1: The Need for the Individual Accountability Framework
  • Topic 2: Legislative & Regulatory Measures
  • Topic 3: Key Elements of the Individual Accountability Framework

2. Senior Executive Accountability Regime (SEAR)

  • Topic 1: What is the Regime?
  • Topic 2: SEAR Responsibilities
  • Topic 3: Assignment of Prescribed Responsibilities
  • Topic 4: Responsibilities of NEDs & INED's
  • Topic 5: Statements of Responsibilities
  • Topic 6: Management Responsibilities Map
  • Topic 7: Duty of Responsibility

3. Conduct Standards

  • Topic 1: Types of Conduct Standards
  • Topic 2: Business Standards
  • Topic 3: Common Conduct Standards
  • Topic 4: Additional Conduct Standards
  • Topic 5: Reasonable Steps
  • Topic 6: Reporting Obligations

4. F&P Regime

  • Topic 1: Changes to the F&P Regime
  • Topic 2: Certification
  • Topic 3: Certification Process
  • Topic 4: When to Certify
  • Topic 5: F&P Records

5.Administrative Sanctions Procedure (ASP)

  • Topic 1: Strengthening the ASP
  • Topic 2: Sanctions on Individuals
  • Topic 3: High Court Oversight
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