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  1. FCA Board appoints new members to the Regulatory Decisions Committee

    Press Releases Published: 25/04/2017 Last modified: 25/04/2017
    The Board of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has appointed an additional six members to the FCA’s Regulatory Decisions Committee (RDC).
  2. The FCA publishes its Mission and Business Plan

    Press Releases Published: 18/04/2017 Last modified: 18/04/2017
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published its Mission, which gives firms and consumers greater clarity about how the FCA prioritises its interventions in financial markets.
  3. Statement on the Financial Conduct Authority’s enforcement investigation into issues relating to HBOS Reading

    Press Releases Published: 07/04/2017 Last modified: 07/04/2017
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) today announces that it is investigating events surrounding the discovery of misconduct within the Reading-based Impaired Assets team of Halifax Bank of Scotland (HBOS).
  4. FCA bans and fines two individuals for market abuse

    Press Releases Published: 07/04/2017 Last modified: 07/04/2017
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has banned and imposed financial penalties on two former Worldspreads Limited (WSL) employees. WSL, which operated a spread betting business, collapsed in March 2012.    
  5. FCA publishes near final rules on MiFID II and encourages firms to submit applications for MiFID II authorisation

    Press Releases Published: 31/03/2017 Last modified: 31/03/2017
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published near final rules on the implementation of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) II. These include changes to the trading of financial instruments including issues affecting trading venues, transparency of trading and algorithmic and high frequency trading.
  6. Inside the mind of a scammer: FCA reveals the tactics investment fraudsters use to deceive over 55s

    Press Releases Published: 01/03/2017 Last modified: 01/03/2017
    Only two in five think they know how to spot an investment scam Half of over 55s surveyed agree you need to act quickly to get a good deal, an attitude exploited by fraudsters who offer time-limited deals A third of over 55s surveyed are reluctant to discuss their investment decisions with others, something that is seized on by fraudsters who...
  7. FCA and PRA publish final changes to enhance enforcement decision-making processes

    Press Releases Published: 01/02/2017 Last modified: 01/02/2017
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) have today published final changes in a Policy Statement (PS) aimed at strengthening the transparency and effectiveness of their enforcement decision-making processes.
  8. FCA fines Deutsche Bank £163 million for serious anti-money laundering controls failings

    Press Releases Published: 31/01/2017 Last modified: 31/01/2017
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today fined Deutsche Bank AG (Deutsche Bank) £163,076,224 for failing to maintain an adequate anti-money laundering (AML) control framework during the period between 1 January 2012 and 31 December 2015. This is the largest financial penalty for AML controls failings ever imposed by the FCA, or its...
  9. Two sentenced in insider dealing case

    Press Releases Published: 13/01/2017 Last modified: 13/01/2017
    In a prosecution brought by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Manjeet Mohal, a former employee of Logica Plc, has today been sentenced to 10 months imprisonment suspended for two years in respect of two counts of insider dealing. He was also ordered to undertake 180 hours of community work. Reshim Birk, a neighbour of Mr Mohal’s was...
  10. Mark Lyttleton sentenced to 12 months imprisonment for insider dealing

    Press Releases Published: 21/12/2016 Last modified: 21/12/2016
    In a prosecution brought by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Mark Lyttleton, a former Equity Portfolio Manager at BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited, has today been sentenced to 18 months reduced with credit to 12 months on two counts of insider dealing. A confiscation order was also made in the sum of £149,861.27 and costs...