Regulation round-up June 2016

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Introduction: Christopher Woolard, Director of Strategy and Competition

Welcome to the June edition of Regulation round-up. Helping more people access affordable, professional advice is a priority for us, and a central aim of the Financial Advice Market Review (FAMR), work we undertook jointly with the Treasury.

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Hot topic: Access to financial services in the UK

We launched our Occasional Paper on Access to Financial Services at an event hosted by the Financial Inclusion Commission.

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In your sector…

Banks and building societies

Research into the issue of derisking

Currency transfer services

BIS Global FX Code

European Banking Authority guidelines on product oversight and governance

Response to the CMA’s provisional decision on remedies from its retail banking market investigation

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Investment managers and stockbrokers

Wind-down planning

BIS Global FX Code

ScamSmart: Campaign to help combat investment fraud

Equities trader sentenced for insider dealing

New complaints return

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Financial advisers

Live & Local: Wales

Live & Local: East Midlands

Wind-down planning

Two individuals banned from working in financial services

ScamSmart: Campaign to help combat investment fraud

New complaints return

Debt consolidation mortgage advice

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Wealth managers and private bankers

Wind-down planning

ScamSmart: Campaign to help combat investment fraud

New complaints return

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Mortgage advisers

Live & Local: Wales

CP: Treatment of mortgage borrowers with a payment shortfall

New complaints return

Debt consolidation mortgage advice

Wind-down planning

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Insurers & insurance intermediaries

Live & Local: Wales

Live & Local: East Midlands

General insurance complaints handling

Insurance broker ban and fine

CP: Capping early exit pension charges

New complaints return

Wind-down planning

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Consumer credit

PS: CMA’s recommendations on high-cost short term credit

Wind-down planning

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Credit unions

Credit union webinars

New complaints return

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