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  1. FCA issues list of unauthorised binary options providers

    Press Releases Published: 12/01/2018 Last modified: 12/01/2018
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published a list of 94 firms without FCA authorisation that it understands to be offering binary options trading to UK consumers.
  2. FCA fines and bans former RBS trader, Neil Danziger

    Press Releases Published: 08/01/2018 Last modified: 08/01/2018
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has imposed a financial penalty of £250,000 on former Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) interest rate derivatives trader, Neil Danziger, and prohibited him from performing any function in relation to any regulated financial activity.
  3. Charles Randell appointed new Chair of the FCA

    Press Releases Published: 05/01/2018 Last modified: 05/01/2018
    HM Treasury has today announced the appointment of Charles Randell CBE as the new Chair of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
  4. Statement on transitional arrangements for trading venues under MiFIR Article 54(2)

    Statements Published: 03/01/2018 Last modified: 03/01/2018
    Under Article 54(2) of the Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (“MiFIR”), an EU Central Counterparty (CCP) or trading venue may apply to its Competent Authority for a transitional arrangement in relation to exchange-traded derivatives,
  5. FCA statement on European Commission announcement on the Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD)

    Statements Published: 21/12/2017 Last modified: 05/01/2018
    The European Commission has announced a proposal to push back the application date of the Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD) by seven months to 1 October 2018, following requests from the European Parliament and Member States for a postponement. Member States (including the UK) will still be required to transpose the IDD into national law by...
  6. FCA statement on EU withdrawal

    Statements Published: 20/12/2017 Last modified: 20/12/2017
    On December 15 2017 The European Council confirmed that sufficient progress had been made to move to the second phase of negotiations related to transition (the ‘implementation period’) and the framework for the future relationship between the UK and the European Union. The FCA welcomes the progress that has been made and is supportive of...
  7. Defendants sentenced in FCA prosecution of £1.4 million investment scheme

    Press Releases Published: 20/12/2017 Last modified: 21/12/2017
    Samrat Bhandari, Dr Muhammad Aleem Mirza, Michael Moore and Paul Moore, each of whom played a role in the operation of an investment scheme which led to investors losing just over £1.4 million, today appeared at Southwark Crown Court to be sentenced.
  8. EBA Guidelines on Operational and Security Risks under PSD2

    Statements Published: 19/12/2017 Last modified: 19/12/2017
    On 12 December 2017 the European Banking Authority published final Guidelines on security measures for operational and security risks of payments services under the revised Payment Services Directive ('the Guidelines'). . All payment service
  9. FCA stops unlawful foreign exchange investment scheme

    Press Releases Published: 19/12/2017 Last modified: 21/12/2017
    Samrat Bhandari, Dr Muhammad Aleem Mirza, Michael Moore and Paul Moore, each of whom played a role in the operation of an investment scheme which led to investors losing just over £1.4 million, today appeared at Southwark Crown Court to be sentenced.
  10. FCA statement on ESMA’s ongoing work on possible product intervention measures applicable to retail CFD and binary option products

    Statements Published: 15/12/2017 Last modified: 15/12/2017
    The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has made an announcement today on its work in relation to the provision of contracts for differences (CFDs), including rolling spot forex, and binary options to retail clients.