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  1. Lendy Ltd enters administration

    Statements Published: 24/05/2019 Last modified: 24/05/2019
    On 24 May 2019, following action taken by the FCA, Lendy Ltd, a regulated Peer-to Peer (P2P) firm, appointed Damian Webb, Phillip Rodney Sykes and Mark John Wilson of RSM Restructuring Advisory LLP as administrators. The same administrators have been appointed for two further related, but unregulated, firms: Lendy Provision Reserve Ltd; and Saving...
  2. FCA confirms extension of the Temporary Permission Regime deadline

    Press Releases Published: 24/05/2019 Last modified: 24/05/2019
    The FCA has today confirmed the deadline for notifications for the temporary permissions regime (TPR) will be extended to the end of 30 October 2019. TPR would allow EEA-based firms passporting into the UK to continue new and existing regulated business within the scope of their current permissions in the UK for a limited period, while they seek...
  3. 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.
  4. 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...
  5. 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. 
  6. 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...
  7. Leading the Way on Regulation

    Speeches Published: 16/05/2019 Last modified: 17/05/2019
    Speech delivered by Karina McTeague, Director of General Insurance and Conduct Specialists Supervision, at the British Insurance Brokers' Association (BIBA) Conference 2019.   
  8. Andrew Bailey sets out his vision for future in first 'Inside FCA' podcast

    News stories Published: 14/05/2019 Last modified: 14/05/2019
    FCA Chief Executive Andrew Bailey discusses key areas of the recently released Business Plan and his thoughts on the future of regulation.
  9. 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).
  10. UKRN encourages policy makers to use Power of Attorney guide

    News stories Published: 08/05/2019 Last modified: 08/05/2019
    The Power of Attorney guide aims to help organisations understand what the law requires of them when dealing with powers of attorney.