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  1. FCA secures increased confiscation order against Benjamin Wilson

    Press Releases Published: 11/06/2018 Last modified: 11/06/2018
    Today, His Honour Judge Grieve QC sitting at the Central Criminal Court increased the value of a confiscation order made against Benjamin Wilson, a convicted fraudster, from £1 to £31,905.33. The increased order must be paid within 28 days or Mr Wilson will face a further 14 months in prison.
  2. FCA fines and imposes a restriction on Canara Bank for anti-money laundering systems failings

    Press Releases Published: 06/06/2018 Last modified: 06/06/2018
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined Canara Bank £896,100 and has imposed a restriction, preventing it from accepting deposits from new customers for 147 days.
  3. FCA secures confiscation orders totalling £1.69 million against convicted insider dealers

    Press Releases Published: 11/05/2018 Last modified: 11/05/2018
    These confiscation orders follow an FCA prosecution in which Messrs Dodgson and Hind were convicted of conspiring to insider deal.
  4. FCA and PRA jointly fine Mr James Staley £642,430 and announce special requirements regarding whistleblowing systems and controls at Barclays

    Press Releases Published: 11/05/2018 Last modified: 11/05/2018
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) have together fined Mr James Staley, Chief Executive of Barclays Group (Barclays), a total of £642,430. Mr Staley failed to act with due skill, care and diligence in the way he acted in response to an anonymous letter received by Barclays in June 2016.
  5. FCA warns public of increased threat of loan scams, as borrowers lose over £3.5 million a year

    Press Releases Published: 24/04/2018 Last modified: 31/05/2018
    For unauthorised firms and individuals operating from within the UK, the FCA has a wide range of enforcement powers to protect consumers. ... Failure to do so is a breach of FCA rules, and can lead to enforcement action.
  6. FCA wins case against Capital Alternatives Limited and others

    Press Releases Published: 26/03/2018 Last modified: 29/03/2018
    In a judgment handed down today, the High Court found that Capital Alternatives Limited, Renwick Haddow, Marcia Hargous, Robert McKendrick and others should pay a total of £16.9m in restitution for their roles in four unauthorised collective investment schemes which were unlawfully promoted to the public by false, misleading and deceptive...
  7. Alex Hope Sentenced to 16 months’ imprisonment for Perverting the Course of Justice

    Press Releases Published: 23/03/2018 Last modified: 23/03/2018
    Today at Southwark Crown Court Alex Hope was sentenced to 16 months’ imprisonment for perverting the course of justice. The charge related to his conduct following the imposition of a restraint order in 2012 and a confiscation order in 2016 arising from criminal proceedings brought by the FCA.
  8. FCA sets out its Approach to Supervision and Enforcement

    Press Releases Published: 21/03/2018 Last modified: 21/03/2018
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published its Approach to Supervision and its Approach to Enforcement.
  9. FCA bans former Co-operative Bank Chair, Paul Flowers, from the financial services industry

    Press Releases Published: 06/03/2018 Last modified: 06/03/2018
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has banned the former Chair of Co-operative Bank PLC (Co-op Bank), Paul Flowers, from the financial services industry.
  10. FCA fines and bans former Deutsche Bank trader, Guillaume Adolph

    Press Releases Published: 05/03/2018 Last modified: 05/03/2018
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined Guillaume Adolph £180,000 and banned him from performing any function in relation to any regulated financial activity.