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  1. Requirements for UK trade repositories and reporting counterparties

    Statements Published: 01/02/2019 Last modified: 01/02/2019
    In January 2019, we confirmed that we will become the UK regulator of Trade Repositories (TRs) after Brexit. This information is only applicable if the UK leaves the EU without a withdrawal agreement (a no-deal scenario).
  2. 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.
  3. Brexit – what we expect firms and other regulated persons to do now

    Statements Published: 01/02/2019 Last modified: 01/02/2019
    The Treasury has published draft legislation that would temporarily empower the FCA and the Bank of England/Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) to make transitional provisions if the UK leaves the EU without an agreement in place. We intend to use this power to ensure that firms and other regulated entities do not generally need to prepare now...
  4. 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...
  5. List of EEA market operators applying to become a recognised overseas investment exchange (ROIE)

    Statements Published: 30/01/2019 Last modified: 15/02/2019
    In September 2018, we published a direction (PDF) that clarified how market operators (as defined by MiFID II) from the European Economic Area (EEA) can apply to become a recognised overseas investment exchange (ROIE). This would enable EEA market operators to continue to provide their members based in the UK with access to their market, should...
  6. FCA launches consultation on General Insurance value measures data

    Press Releases Published: 30/01/2019 Last modified: 30/01/2019
    Today the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has launched a consultation proposing new rules requiring firms to report General Insurance (GI) value measures data to the FCA for publication. Alongside the Consultation Paper, the FCA has also published a third annual value measures dataset, covering the period August 2017-August 2018.
  7. FCA proposes rules on investment pathways and other measures to improve retirement outcomes for consumers

    Press Releases Published: 28/01/2019 Last modified: 29/01/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is today consulting on measures to stop up to 100,000 consumers a year losing out on pension income when they access the pension freedoms.
  8. FCA consults on cryptoassets guidance

    Press Releases Published: 23/01/2019 Last modified: 23/01/2019
    The FCA is today consulting on guidance, which, once finalised, will set out the cryptoasset activities it regulates.
  9. Regulatory and consumer bodies welcome review of pension scheme communications provided to steel workers

    Statements Published: 22/01/2019 Last modified: 22/01/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), The Pensions Regulator (TPR) and The Single Financial Guidance Body (SFGB) today welcomed an independent review by Caroline Rookes into communications and support provided to British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) members during the 2017-18 pension restructuring exercise and the ‘Time to Choose’ exercise.
  10. Consumer Wealth Ltd (firm reference number: 667910)

    Statements Published: 18/01/2019 Last modified: 18/01/2019
    Consumer Wealth Ltd has gone into Members’ Voluntary Liquidation.