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  1. Update on the independent investigation into London Capital & Finance

    Statements Published: 23/05/2019 Last modified: 23/05/2019
    HM Treasury (HMT) have today announced details of the independent investigation into London Capital & Finance (LC&F) to be commissioned by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). HMT has agreed to the appointment of Dame Elizabeth Gloster by the FCA to conduct the investigation.
  2. Statement on the launch of the finalised CTI templates

    Statements Published: 22/05/2019 Last modified: 22/05/2019
    The FCA welcomes the announcement by the Cost Transparency Initiative (CTI) officially launching finalised and industry-ready templates for the disclosure of costs and charges to institutional investors. The new templates can now be used by institutional investors to access and assess critical information on costs. This gives investors clear...
  3. FCA wins case against unauthorised forex firm

    Press Releases Published: 22/05/2019 Last modified: 22/05/2019
    Following an application by the FCA, the High Court, on 14 May 2019, declared that Xcore Capital Limited (Xcore) and Jonathan Chitty had carried on an unauthorised investment scheme. The scheme took in at least £1 million from investors but only a small amount of the investors’ money was ever used for trading. 
  4. Over £27 million reported lost to crypto and forex investment scams

    Press Releases Published: 21/05/2019 Last modified: 21/05/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Action Fraud are warning the public to be wary of investment scams carried out via bogus online trading platforms. This warning comes as cryptoassests and forex investment scams reports more than tripled last year to over 1,800. Fraudsters promise high returns from investments in crypto and forex, with...
  5. FCA publishes Decision Notices against three firms and five individuals for acting without integrity in relation to their pension advice business and misleading the FCA

    Press Releases Published: 09/05/2019 Last modified: 09/05/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published Decision Notices in respect of three firms (Financial Page Ltd, Henderson Carter Associates Limited and Bank House Investment Management Limited) and five individuals (Andrew Page, Thomas Ward, Aiden Henderson, Robert Ward and Tristan Freer).
  6. FCA changes mortgage advice rules to encourage consumer choice

    Press Releases Published: 07/05/2019 Last modified: 07/05/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published proposals for changes to its mortgage sales requirements which will help to give consumers more choice in how they buy a mortgage.
  7. FCA launch the Financial Services Regulatory Partners Phoenixing Group

    Statements Published: 03/05/2019 Last modified: 03/05/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) held a round table event with its regulatory partners to build on existing collaboration and launch a working group to tackle the ongoing issue of phoenixing in financial services.
  8. EMIR web portal maintenance

    Statements Published: 02/05/2019 Last modified: 02/05/2019
    The notification system for EMIR is offline for maintenance. We expect it to be available from 9am Tuesday 7 May 2019.
  9. FCA begins review of financial advice market

    Press Releases Published: 01/05/2019 Last modified: 01/05/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today launched a Call for Input asking for feedback on its proposed approach to reviewing the Retail Distribution Review (RDR) and the Financial Advice Market Review (FAMR).
  10. FCA statement on delay to publication of final rules for CFDs products and CFD-like options

    Statements Published: 26/04/2019 Last modified: 26/04/2019
    This statement provides an update on the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) consultation on permanent product intervention measures to restrict the sale, marketing and distribution of contract for differences (CFDs) and CFD-like options sold to retail clients.