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  1. FCA welcomes independent review into access to cash

    Statements Published: 06/03/2019 Last modified: 06/03/2019
    This statement outlines the independent review into access to cash.
  2. FCA action delivers £80 million savings in fees for credit card customers

    Press Releases Published: 06/03/2019 Last modified: 06/03/2019
    In recent years, the FCA has focused on reducing the risk of harm that flows from customers being in debt that they cannot afford to repay. Some key areas of work have included: Targeted supervisory work to mitigate the risks from poor culture and practice in firms and to ensure that firms only lend to customers who can afford it. Implementation...
  3. Bank of England and Financial Conduct Authority agree Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) with EIOPA and EU insurance supervisors

    Press Releases Published: 05/03/2019 Last modified: 05/03/2019
    The Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA), Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) are announcing today that they have agreed Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) regarding supervisory cooperation and information-sharing arrangements with respect to UK and EU/EEA insurance companies.
  4. FCA confirms introduction of rent-to-own price cap

    Press Releases Published: 05/03/2019 Last modified: 05/03/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today confirmed the introduction of a price cap to protect some of the most vulnerable customers in the UK in the rent-to-own (RTO) sector. The cap will be introduced from 1 April 2019 and will save consumers in the UK up to £22.7 million a year.
  5. Statements of Policy on the operation of the MiFID transparency regime

    Statements Published: 04/03/2019 Last modified: 19/03/2019
    We have published Statements of Policy outlining how we will operate the MiFID transparency regime, if the UK leaves the EU without an implementation period.
  6. Changes to the Board of the Financial Conduct Authority announced

    Press Releases Published: 04/03/2019 Last modified: 04/03/2019
    Consumer expert Richard Lloyd has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director to the Board of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
  7. FCA acts to address unclear and excessive motor finance costs

    Press Releases Published: 04/03/2019 Last modified: 04/03/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is considering changes to the way in which commission works in the motor finance sector after uncovering serious concerns about the way in which lenders are choosing to reward car retailers and other credit brokers. The findings form part of the final report of the FCA’s work on motor finance published today...
  8. FCA takes action for contempt of court

    Press Releases Published: 04/03/2019 Last modified: 04/03/2019
    On Friday 1 March, The High Court of Justice sentenced Robert John McKendrick to 6 months imprisonment for contempt of court. Mr McKendrick had diverted funds and failed to disclose information about his assets in breach of freezing injunctions obtained by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
  9. FCA confirms proposals in the event of a no-deal Brexit

    Press Releases Published: 28/02/2019 Last modified: 15/03/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published near-final rules and guidance that will apply in the event the UK leaves the EU without an implementation period.  As most of the changes proposed will be made under powers given to the FCA under the EU (Withdrawal) Act, they are subject to approval by the Treasury. 
  10. FCA calls on firms to act following review of costs and charges disclosure in the investment sector

    Press Releases Published: 28/02/2019 Last modified: 28/02/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published the key findings of supervisory work to assess the effectiveness of disclosure by asset managers and intermediaries, such as wealth managers, to their retail customers. This work was prompted by new disclosure requirements on costs and charges introduced by MiFID II and PRIIPs, which came...