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  1. FCA response to National Audit Office report

    Statements Published: 20/03/2019 Last modified: 20/03/2019
    The FCA welcomes today’s report by the National Audit Office - Regulating to protect consumers: Utilities, communications and financial services markets. The report provides a view of the challenges that regulators, including the FCA, face when measuring their performance and understanding what works well for consumers. Andrew Bailey, Chief...
  2. PRA and FCA agree Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with EBA

    Press Releases Published: 20/03/2019 Last modified: 20/03/2019
    The Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA), Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and European Banking Authority (EBA) are announcing today that they have agreed a template Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The template sets out the expectations for supervisory cooperation and information-sharing arrangements between UK and EU/EEA national authorities.
  3. FCA statement on share trading obligations

    Statements Published: 19/03/2019 Last modified: 19/03/2019
    The FCA's response to ESMA’s statement on share trading obligations under MiFID II.
  4. FCA fines UBS AG £27.6 million for transaction reporting failures

    Press Releases Published: 19/03/2019 Last modified: 19/03/2019
    UBS AG (UBS) has been fined £27,599,400 by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for failings relating to 135.8 million transaction reports between November 2007 and May 2017.
  5. Endorsement of credit ratings from the European Union into the United Kingdom for regulatory use in the event of a no-deal Brexit

    Statements Published: 15/03/2019 Last modified: 15/03/2019
    Today, the FCA has assessed the European Union (EU) regulatory and supervisory regime to be ‘as stringent as’ the UK’s regime for the purposes of allowing UK-registered Credit Rating Agencies (CRAs) to endorse credit ratings into the UK from affiliated EU CRAs for regulatory use under the Credit Rating Agencies Regulation (CRAR), as amended...
  6. FCA puts the spotlight on debt management firms

    Press Releases Published: 15/03/2019 Last modified: 15/03/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published its second thematic review of the debt management sector, looking at commercial and not-for-profit firms that provide debt advice and administer debt management plans to help customers deal with their debts.
  7. FCA acts to improve competition in the investment platforms market

    Press Releases Published: 14/03/2019 Last modified: 14/03/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today set out a package of measures to help consumers who invest through investment platforms more easily find and switch to the right one for them. The package - set out in the final report of its Investment Platforms Market study - includes proposed FCA rules and actions industry is taking forward.
  8. FCA fines The Carphone Warehouse over £29m for insurance mis-selling

    Press Releases Published: 13/03/2019 Last modified: 13/03/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined The Carphone Warehouse £29,107,600 for failings that led to the mis-selling of ’Geek Squad’, a mobile phone insurance and technical support product. This follows an FCA investigation which stemmed from whistleblowing reports.
  9. Statement on various MiFID obligations and benchmarks regulation if the UK leaves the EU without an implementation period

    Statements Published: 13/03/2019 Last modified: 13/03/2019
    ESMA has published a statement clarifying its approach to aspects of the MiFID position limits regime, post-trade transparency requirements, derivatives trading obligation and benchmarks regulation if the UK leaves the EU without an implementation period (a no-deal scenario).
  10. First meeting of the PRA and FCA’s joint Climate Financial Risk Forum

    Press Releases Published: 12/03/2019 Last modified: 12/03/2019
    On Friday 8 March, the PRA and FCA hosted the first meeting of the Climate Financial Risk Forum (CFRF). The objective of the CFRF is to build capacity and share best practice across financial regulators and industry to advance financial sector responses to the financial risks from climate change.