unless the designated representative is a representative designated by the importer, the establishment of effective systems and controls to ensure that the designated representative complies with all contractual restrictions imposed in accordance with the provisions relating to designated representatives and in accordance with sup. 12.5.6A R (see SUP 12.6.11A R). 1 Where an undertaking proposes to appoint a appointed representative but not to prohibit its appointment by other contracting entities (see SUP 12.5.2 G (3)), the company should in particular be excluded from regulated activities where they are carried out by the contracting entity, for example. B because they fall under Article 28 of the Regulated Activities Regulation (intermediation of transactions in which the arranger is involved). If the scope of activity of a appointed representative must include insurance mediation, the contracting authority must inform the ACF of the appointment before the appointed representative does so (see SUP 12.7.1 R (1)). take appropriate measures to verify that the appointed representative has already been appointed by one or more other contracting authorities and, where appropriate, contact those other contracting entities; such measures should include the questioning of the designated representative and the review of the financial services register; 1The EZV is empowered to decide not to include in the financial services register a designated representative whose mandate is an insurance mediation activity (or to delete him from the financial services register) if the CESM considers that he is not an appropriate person to carry out these activities (Article 95 of the Regulation on Regulated Activities). The modalities of cooperation on all other matters that may arise from multiple orders, including matters that may affect the interests of clients related to the designated representative and administrative matters. While the ACF`s results cover the investment management sector (including companies active in asset management, alternative investment fund management, asset management activities, differential contracts, fund advice and business intermediation), the FCA says the results could also apply to contracting entities and ROs operating in other sectors of the UK financial services sector. Accordingly, all companies should take into account the ACF`s recent knowledge and expectations regarding the conclusion and monitoring of AR agreements. With regard to the assessment referred to in recital 12.4.6 R(1)1, if a representative appointed by the introducer or a potential representative is able to act in that capacity for the undertaking, the company shall determine whether the representative appointed by the introducer and the persons who will be or are directly responsible for their activities are of good repute and are otherwise fit and suitable for such appointment. . . .