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  1. Information for customers of Premier FX Limited

    Statements Published: 15/08/2018 Last modified: 15/08/2018
    On 13 August 2018, on the application of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the High Court appointed administrators in respect of Premier FX Limited (Premier). Premier is authorised by the FCA under the Payment Services Regulations 2017 to perform money remittance services. The FCA took this action to ensure that customers of Premier were...
  2. Regulators warn public of pension scammer tactics as victims report losing an average of £91,000 in 2017

    Press Releases Published: 14/08/2018 Last modified: 14/08/2018
    A new campaign to tackle pension scams launches today as the latest figures reveal that victims of pension scammers lost an average of £91,000 each in 2017. 
  3. FCA collaborates on new consultation to explore the opportunities of a Global Financial Innovation Network

    Press Releases Published: 07/08/2018 Last modified: 07/08/2018
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has, in collaboration with 11 financial regulators and related organisations, today announced the creation of the Global Financial Innovation Network (GFIN), building on the FCA’s proposal earlier this year to create a ‘global sandbox’.
  4. FCA consults on rules and guidance to improve conduct and communications in payment services and e-money firms

    Press Releases Published: 01/08/2018 Last modified: 01/08/2018
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is consulting on rules and guidance to improve conduct standards and communications in the payment services and e-money sectors.
  5. FCA statement on selling high-risk speculative investments to retail clients following ESMA’s action on CFD products

    Statements Published: 01/08/2018 Last modified: 01/08/2018
    In June 2018, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) finalised temporary measures to restrict the sale, marketing and distribution of contracts for difference (CFDs) to retail clients. These measures apply across the EU from today. We fully support ESMA’s measures, which are designed to protect retail investors. In common with...
  6. Upper Tribunal upholds FCA decision to fine and ban Chief Executive of TailorMade Independent Limited, Alistair Burns

    Press Releases Published: 01/08/2018 Last modified: 01/08/2018
    On 31 July 2018, the Upper Tribunal upheld the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) decision to prohibit Alistair Burns, Director and CF1 of TailorMade Independent Limited (TMI) from performing any FCA significant influence or senior management function, on the basis of his fundamental lack of competence and capability to perform such
  7. FCA response to Mortgage Lenders' commitment to help longstanding borrowers

    Statements Published: 31/07/2018 Last modified: 31/07/2018
    In our Mortgages Market Study Interim Report we sought views on whether and how to enable customers on an active lender’s reversion rate to switch to a better deal in certain circumstances – including whether this could be achieved through a voluntary agreement. We welcome this initiative by UK Finance, the Building Societies Association and...
  8. Statement on the further investigative steps in relation to RBS GRG

    Press Releases Published: 31/07/2018 Last modified: 31/07/2018
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today provided an update on its investigation in to Royal Bank of Scotland’s (RBS) treatment of small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) customers transferred to its Global Restructuring Group (GRG).
  9. FCA proposes changes to rules for crowdfunding platforms

    Press Releases Published: 27/07/2018 Last modified: 27/07/2018
    Following a post-implementation review of its crowdfunding rules, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is opening a consultation on new rules for loan-based crowdfunding platforms.
  10. FCA opens a discussion on introducing a basic savings rate in the cash savings market

    Press Releases Published: 25/07/2018 Last modified: 25/07/2018
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published a Discussion Paper on price discrimination in the cash savings market.