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  1. FCA fines and bans financial adviser for insider dealing

    Press Releases Published: 13/05/2016 Last modified: 13/05/2016
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today fined Mark Taylor, a financial adviser, £36,285 and banned him for a period of at least two years for engaging in market abuse. The FCA found that Mr Taylor, an experienced financial adviser who had worked at Towry Limited for 2.5 years, bought shares in another firm, Ashcourt Rowan plc, off the...
  2. 15 month suspended sentence for director of debt management firm

    News stories Published: 28/04/2016 Last modified: 28/04/2016
    A director of three debt management firms has been sentenced to 15 months in prison, suspended for two years, and 200 hours of community service for fraud by abuse of position. The case was brought by South Wales Police following its own investigation, and with the cooperation and assistance of the FCA. Mr David Hall, the director of Debts Reduced...
  3. Independence, confidence and fairness

    Speeches Published: 04/02/2016 Last modified: 04/02/2016
    Speech by Tracey McDermott, Acting Chief Executive, FCA, delivered at Bloomberg, in the City of London, on 4 February 2016, London. This is the text of the speech as drafted, which may differ from the delivered version.
  4. The retrospective application of rules: feedback on the call for examples

    News stories Published: 22/01/2015 Last modified: 26/01/2015
    We asked firms to provide examples of the retrospective application of regulatory rules.  Summary Background Analysis of responses Persistent issues New methodology Conclusion Summary  The regulator must operate in a way that is clear, consistent and predictable. We are aware of concerns among some firms that we (and our predecessor, the FSA)...
  5. The FCA’s new competition powers: what do they mean for the financial services industry?

    Speeches Published: 21/11/2014 Last modified: 09/11/2016
    Speech by Deb Jones, director of competition at the FCA, at a Scottish Financial Enterprise lunch, hosted by Maclay Murray & Spens LLP, Edinburgh. This is the text of the speech as drafted, which may differ from the delivered version.
  6. FCA confirms price cap rules for payday lenders

    Press Releases Published: 11/11/2014 Last modified: 17/11/2014
    People using payday lenders and other providers of high-cost short-term credit will see the cost of borrowing fall and will never have to pay back more than double what they originally borrowed, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) confirmed today. Martin Wheatley, the FCA's chief executive officer, said: 'I am confident that the new rules strike...
  7. Lloyds Banking Group fined £105m for serious LIBOR and other benchmark failings

    Press Releases Published: 28/07/2014 Last modified: 28/07/2014
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined Lloyds Bank plc (Lloyds) and Bank of Scotland plc (BoS), both part of Lloyds Banking Group (LBG), £105 million for serious misconduct relating to the Special Liquidity Scheme (SLS), the Repo Rate benchmark and the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR). £70 million of the fine relates to attempts to...
  8. Regulatory Developments and the Changing Market Structure

    Speeches Published: 12/03/2014 Last modified: 12/03/2014
    Speech by David Lawton, Director of Markets at the FCA, at the American Bar Association Capital Markets Conference, Law Society, London, Thursday 27 February 2014. This is the text of the speech as drafted, which may differ from the delivered version.
  9. 2014 fines

    News stories Published: 02/01/2014 Last modified: 31/08/2016
    This table contains information about fines published during the calendar year ended December 2014. The total amount of fines is £1,471,431,800.
  10. Evolving the FCA's approach to markets regulation

    Speeches Published: 19/11/2013 Last modified: 19/11/2013
    Keynote speech by David Lawton, Director of Markets, at the FCA Markets Conference 2013. This is the text of the speech as drafted, which may differ from the delivered version.