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  1. FCA publishes Decision Notice against former CEO of Sonali Bank (UK) Ltd for AML failings

    Press Releases Published: 04/12/2018 Last modified: 04/12/2018
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published a Decision Notice in respect of Mohammad Ataur Rahman Prodhan, the former Chief Executive Officer of Sonali Bank (UK) Limited (SBUK), fining him £76,400.
  2. ScamSmart prompts tens of thousands of pension holders to seek information

    Press Releases Published: 04/12/2018 Last modified: 04/12/2018
    The number of people seeking information about pension scams has soared since the launch of the first joint campaign by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and The Pensions Regulator (TPR) this summer.
  3. Qudos Insurance A/S has entered into liquidation

    Statements Published: 30/11/2018 Last modified: 13/12/2018
    Qudos Insurance A/S (Qudos) has on 27 November 2018 announced it has entered into liquidation. Qudos is a firm authorised and regulated by the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority. It operates in the UK on a freedom of services basis which means that some customers, both private and commercial, based in the UK may have a policy with the firm.
  4. Statement on EU Withdrawal Impact Assessment

    Statements Published: 29/11/2018 Last modified: 29/11/2018
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) today publishes its EU Withdrawal Impact Assessment. The assessment was requested by the Treasury Select Committee and sets out the impact of the Withdrawal Agreement and future framework on the FCA's objectives. Andrew Bailey, FCA Chief Executive, has also written to Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP, Chair of the...
  5. Mark Starling sentenced to 5 years’ imprisonment in FCA prosecution of £3m investment fraud

    Press Releases Published: 29/11/2018 Last modified: 30/11/2018
    Mark Barry Starling, aged 57 of Farnham, Surrey, was today sentenced at Southwark Crown Court to 5 years’ imprisonment for defrauding investors of just under £3 million in relation to unauthorised investment schemes he operated between 2008 and 2017.
  6. FCA launches further consultations ahead of the UK’s exit from the EU

    Press Releases Published: 23/11/2018 Last modified: 23/11/2018
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) today published a further consultation on its approach to the UK’s exit from the EU. Today’s paper sets out additional proposals to prepare for the possibility the UK leaves the European Union on 29 March 2019 without an implementation period.
  7. FCA proposes introduction of price cap on rent-to-own firms to protect vulnerable consumers from high costs

    Press Releases Published: 22/11/2018 Last modified: 22/11/2018
    The Financial Conduct Authority today proposed to introduce a price cap on the rent-to-own (RTO) sector. The cap, subject to consultation, will come into force on 1 April 2019 providing protection for some of the most financially vulnerable people in the UK. Once in force, the changes are expected to save consumers up to £22.7m per year.
  8. Bank of England and Financial Conduct Authority appoint new Chair of the Sterling Risk Free Reference Rates Working Group

    Press Releases Published: 20/11/2018 Last modified: 20/11/2018
    The Bank of England and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have today announced the appointment of Tushar Morzaria as the new Chair of the Sterling Risk Free Reference Rates Working Group (the Working Group). Tushar has been the Chief Financial Officer at Barclays and a member of the Group Board since 2013. He is a qualified accountant and has...
  9. 15 million Brits suffer in silence as they lack confidence to complain

    Press Releases Published: 08/11/2018 Last modified: 08/11/2018
    Three quarters of consumers avoid making complaints Younger generation stew on issues rather than speaking up Poor travel etiquette and unhelpful shop assistants among top unspoken gripes Gok Wan and restaurateur and TV presenter Fred Sirieix enlisted to help people complain with confidence, ahead of the FCA's PPI complaints deadline on 29...
  10. FCA statement on the launch of the Cost Transparency Initiative (CTI)

    Statements Published: 07/11/2018 Last modified: 07/11/2018
    The FCA is pleased to note today’s announcement which launches a new body to deliver a template for the disclosure of costs and charges to institutional investors. This will lead to improvements in the ability of institutional investors to access and assess critical information on costs.