Regulatory information

Our CFD, spread betting, foreign exchange and stockbroking businesses are regulated in a number of jurisdictions. In the UK we are also subject to regulation as licensed bookmakers by the Gambling Commission.

The regulatory environment

Each company within IG Group is subject to regulation by the appropriate bodies in the territory where it operates.

We also function within a framework of regulation and legislation relating to technology, the provision of internet services and use of the internet.

The regulatory environment is ever-changing, but we have robust training procedures for our staff and a dedicated compliance team to ensure that we work successfully within its parameters.

Regulatory documentation

Regulatory capital adequacy

IG Group’s lead regulator is the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which also regulates our UK subsidiaries (IG Markets Limited and IG Index Limited) as well as IG Group on a consolidated basis. The FCA imposes a minimum level of regulatory capital adequacy for individual regulated UK entities and IG Group. We also take into account local capital requirements in the overseas jurisdictions where we operate when managing our capital adequacy.

We believe there are significant benefits to being well capitalised at a time of continuing global economic uncertainty, and we have historically maintained liquidity requirements significantly in excess of regulatory capital requirements.

IG Group has maintained a Total Capital Ratio well in excess of the regulatory minimum of 8% throughout the year. For the year ended 31 May 2016, the capital resources were £466.7m (2015: £388.5m) and this represented a Total Capital Ratio of 28.5% (2015: 27.9%).

In addition to satisfying the FCA's Pillar 1 requirements, we also undertake an Internal Capital Adequacy Assessment Process (ICAAP) at least once a year. The ICAAP results in the Internal Capital Assessment (ICA) which assesses the amount of risk-based capital resources requirement (Pillar 2) to be held by IG Group. This assessment is also subject to review by the FCA, and this was last done in November 2015.

Important information about IG Group’s capital adequacy and risk assessment and control processes can be found below in 'Additional regulatory disclosures'.

For details on the role of the Board Risk Committee and other Committees, visit Board of directors.

Additional regulatory disclosures

Pillar 3 Disclosures

Our Pillar 3 disclosure document contains information about our capital adequacy and risk assessment and control processes, as specified by the EU's Capital Requirements Directive.

The following document has been prepared by the Group in accordance with the requirements of Pillar 3, as set out in BIPRU 11.

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1The new CRD IV requirements that came into force on 1 January 2014 require deferred tax assets relating to future profitability to be deducted from Tier 1 Capital in the determination of capital resources for the Group. £436.1m is a restated figure for 31 May 2014.