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  1. FCA secures confiscation order totalling £291,070 against convicted fraudster

    Press Releases Published: 27/11/2019 Last modified: 27/11/2019
    A confiscation order of £291,070.36 was made against Mark Barry Starling in Southwark Crown Court.
  2. FCA to ban promotion of speculative mini-bonds to retail consumers

    Press Releases Published: 26/11/2019 Last modified: 26/11/2019
    The FCA has announced it will ban the mass marketing of speculative mini-bonds to retail customers.
  3. FCA fines Henderson £1.9m for fund failings

    Press Releases Published: 20/11/2019 Last modified: 24/01/2020
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined Henderson Investment Funds Limited (HIFL) £1,867,900 for failing to treat fairly more than 4,500 retail investors in two of its funds, Henderson Japan Enhanced Equity Fund and the Henderson North American Enhanced Equity Fund (the Japan and North American Funds). This was in contravention of...
  4. Connaught Independent Review call for information closes but investigation remains open to affected individuals

    Press Releases Published: 20/11/2019 Last modified: 20/11/2019
    Raj Parker, the Independent Reviewer into the FSA/FCA’s approach to the Connaught Income Fund Series 1, announces that the Review’s initial call for information has now closed.
  5. FCA and PRA publish Decision Notices given to former CEO who paid excessive remuneration to his wife to reduce his tax liability

    Press Releases Published: 18/11/2019 Last modified: 18/11/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (‘FCA’) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (‘PRA’) have decided to ban and fine Stuart Malcolm Forsyth, the former CEO of a small mutual insurer, £78,318 and £76,180 respectively. The regulators’ respective decision-making committees found, following a joint investigation, that between February 2010...
  6. 22 years of pension savings gone in 24 hours

    Press Releases Published: 08/11/2019 Last modified: 08/11/2019
    The FCA and The Pensions Regulator are warning the public about fraudsters targeting people’s retirement savings. This warning comes as new research suggests that 42% of pension savers, which would equate over 5 million people across the UK, could be at risk of falling for at least one of six common tactics used by pension scammers.
  7. New appointments to Financial Conduct Authority board announced

    Press Releases Published: 05/11/2019 Last modified: 05/11/2019
    Three new appointments to the board of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have been made by the Economic Secretary to the Treasury today.
  8. FCA urges victims of illegal loan scheme to come forward

    Press Releases Published: 31/10/2019 Last modified: 08/11/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority has urged customers who took out a loan with Mr Dharam Prakash Gopee to contact them as they may be eligible for compensation.
  9. FCA confirms help for mortgage prisoners

    Press Releases Published: 28/10/2019 Last modified: 22/11/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) confirms that it has removed barriers that stop some mortgage customers from finding a cheaper mortgage deal.
  10. CashEuroNet UK LLC enters administration

    News stories Published: 25/10/2019 Last modified: 29/10/2019
    On 25 October, CashEuroNet UK LLC, trading as QuickQuid, Pounds to Pocket and Onstride, was placed into administration. Chris Laverty, Trevor O’Sullivan and Andrew Charters from Grant Thornton UK LLP were appointed as Joint Administrators. CashEuroNet is a high cost short term lender, otherwise known as a payday lender, which lends small sums...