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  1. FCA fines Standard Life Assurance Limited £30 million for non-advised pension sales failures

    Press Releases Published: 23/07/2019 Last modified: 23/07/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today fined Standard Life Assurance Limited (SLAL) £30,792,500 for failures related to non-advised sales of annuities.
  2. FCA Statement on the MoU with the Bank of England

    Statements Published: 18/07/2019 Last modified: 18/07/2019
    We have published an updated Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the FCA and the Bank of England (when exercising its prudential regulation functions through the Prudential Regulation Authority).
  3. FCA proposes new rules to help consumers with pre-existing medical conditions access suitable travel insurance

    Press Releases Published: 15/07/2019 Last modified: 23/07/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today launched a consultation on proposals designed to help consumers with pre-existing medical conditions (PEMCs) have better access to travel insurance products.
  4. HSBC agrees to extend redress scheme for customers impacted by historical debt collection practices

    Press Releases Published: 11/07/2019 Last modified: 11/07/2019
    HSBC has voluntarily agreed to extend its redress scheme for customers who may have lost out by paying an unreasonable debt collection charge imposed by HFC Bank Ltd (HFC) and John Lewis Financial Services Limited (JLFS), the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced today. Both HFC and JLFS are now part of HSBC UK Bank Plc.
  5. Richard Baldwin conviction for money laundering revealed after reporting restrictions lifted

    Press Releases Published: 11/07/2019 Last modified: 02/08/2019
    On 13 July 2017, Richard Baldwin was convicted of dealing in criminal property between October 2007 and November 2008. The criminal property laundered was £1.5 million representing the proceeds of a conspiracy to insider deal by Martyn Dodgson and Andrew Hind. Mr Baldwin used off-shore companies, bank accounts and false invoices to effect his...
  6. Senior Managers and Certification Regime: Finalising FCA rules

    Statements Published: 10/07/2019 Last modified: 10/07/2019
    We have been working closely with HM Treasury on preparation of the Commencement Order needed to enable the FCA to publish final rules on the extension of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR).
  7. Unauthorised firm and directors to pay restitution to consumers

    Press Releases Published: 10/07/2019 Last modified: 10/07/2019
    The High Court has consented to an order by which Samuel Golding, Shantelle Golding, Digital Wealth Limited and Outsourcing Express Limited will pay funds held by them to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for distribution to investors. The funds were raised by the defendants in unauthorised investment schemes operated by them.  
  8. FCA publishes Annual Report and Accounts 2018/19

    Press Releases Published: 09/07/2019 Last modified: 09/07/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published its Annual Report and Accounts, which looks back on the key pieces of work undertaken by the organisation throughout 2018/19.
  9. FCA proposes ban on sale of crypto-derivatives to retail consumers

    Press Releases Published: 03/07/2019 Last modified: 03/07/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is proposing rules to address harm to retail consumers from the sale of derivatives and exchange traded notes (ETNs) referencing certain types of cryptoassets.
  10. FCA statement on the Joint Declaration on climate change

    Statements Published: 02/07/2019 Last modified: 08/07/2019
    Today we have published a Joint Declaration with the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA), The Pensions Regulator (TPR) and Financial Reporting Council (FRC), welcoming the publication of the Government’s Green Finance Strategy and setting out our shared understanding of the financial risks and opportunities of climate change. We will work in...