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  1. FCA issues its first decision under competition law

    Press Releases Published: 21/02/2019 Last modified: 21/02/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today issued a decision which finds that 3 asset management firms breached competition law. This is the FCA’s first formal decision under its competition enforcement powers.
  2. FCA publishes Wholesale Insurance Brokers Market Study final report

    Press Releases Published: 20/02/2019 Last modified: 20/02/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published the final report of its Wholesale Insurance Brokers market study which was launched in November 2017 to assess how competition was working in the sector.
  3. FCA announces appointment of new Chair of the Financial Services Consumer Panel

    Press Releases Published: 19/02/2019 Last modified: 19/02/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today announced the appointment of Wanda Goldwag as the new Chair of the independent Financial Services Consumer Panel. The appointment, effective from 1 March 2019 for an initial three-year term, has been confirmed by HM Treasury.
  4. Banking leaders share their insights on adopting the Senior Managers and Certification Regime

    Press Releases Published: 07/02/2019 Last modified: 07/02/2019
    In a new video, senior leaders from four financial services firms, together employing over half a million staff, talk about their experiences of adopting the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR).
  5. FCA warns public of investment scams as over £197 million reported losses in 2018

    Press Releases Published: 06/02/2019 Last modified: 06/02/2019
    Victims lost on average over £29,000 to investment scams in 2018 The most common scams reported involved investments in shares and bonds, forex and cryptocurrencies 54% of those who checked the FCA Warning List were contacted via online sources, up from 45% in 2017 Financial expert Alvin Hall put to the test in video scam challenge
  6. FCA fines former fund manager Paul Stephany

    Press Releases Published: 05/02/2019 Last modified: 05/02/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined Paul Stephany, a former fund manager at Newton Investment Management Limited, £32,200 for his conduct in relation to an Initial Public Offering (IPO) and a placing.
  7. Manraj Virdee sentenced to 2 years for illegally operating an investment scheme and fraud

    Press Releases Published: 05/02/2019 Last modified: 05/02/2019
    In a case brought by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), Manraj Virdee was yesterday sentenced at Southwark Crown Court to a 2 year prison sentence suspended for 2 years and he was further ordered to carry out 300 hours of unpaid work in the community. The sentence followed earlier guilty pleas to 4 charges relating to misleading consumers,...
  8. FCA publishes its second set of rules following its Asset Management Market Study

    Press Releases Published: 04/02/2019 Last modified: 04/02/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published new rules and guidance to improve the quality of the information available to consumers about the funds they invest in.
  9. FCA agrees MoUs with ESMA and EU regulators to allow cooperation and exchange of information

    Press Releases Published: 01/02/2019 Last modified: 01/02/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has agreed Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) with ESMA and EU regulators.
  10. Financial Conduct Authority outlines how it would use the temporary transitional power

    Press Releases Published: 01/02/2019 Last modified: 01/02/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today set out how it would use the temporary transitional power in the event the UK leaves the EU without an agreement. The Treasury has put forward draft legislation that would temporarily empower UK regulators to make transitional provisions if the UK leaves the EU without a withdrawal agreement. This is...