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  1. Claims management companies must raise advertising standards, says FCA

    Press Releases Published: 23/08/2019 Last modified: 23/08/2019
    Claims management companies (CMCs) must do more to ensure their promotions do not mislead potential customers according to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Since the FCA took over regulation of CMCs on 1 April 2019 it has reviewed over 200 CMC adverts in various media and found widespread poor-practice in CMCs.
  2. Time is running out: the pressure is on to prioritise PPI

    PPI Press Releases Published: 22/08/2019 Last modified: 22/08/2019
    With one in five Brits reporting they’ve left making a decision to the last minute and with a week to go to the PPI complaints deadline, the time for decision-making is now.
  3. Upper Tribunal publishes decision on Andrew Tinney, the former COO of Barclays Wealth

    Press Releases Published: 16/08/2019 Last modified: 16/08/2019
    Following contested proceedings, the Upper Tribunal has found that Andrew Tinney, the former Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Barclays Wealth and Investment Management (Barclays Wealth), breached his obligation as an approved person to act with integrity.
  4. FCA agrees plan for a phased implementation of Strong Customer Authentication

    Press Releases Published: 13/08/2019 Last modified: 13/08/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today agreed a plan that gives the payments and e-commerce industry extra time to implement Strong Customer Authentication (SCA).
  5. 5 million pension savers could put their retirement savings at risk to scammers

    Press Releases Published: 07/08/2019 Last modified: 07/08/2019
    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.
  6. FCA provides clarity on current cryptoassets regulation

    Press Releases Published: 31/07/2019 Last modified: 31/07/2019
    The FCA is today publishing Final Guidance which sets out the cryptoasset activities it regulates. This is in response to the FCA’s consultation published earlier this year.
  7. FCA acts to protect consumers transferring out of defined benefit pension schemes

    Press Releases Published: 30/07/2019 Last modified: 30/07/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority has today published a package of pension related proposals designed to improve the quality of pension transfer advice, and to help consumers get better value from their pension.
  8. FCA calls for consumers to think back, then act as PPI deadline closes in

    PPI Press Releases Published: 29/07/2019 Last modified: 29/07/2019
    With only one month to go until the 29 August 2019 PPI complaints deadline, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is urging consumers to jog their memories back to the 1990s and 2000s when they may have bought products and were mis-sold PPI at the same time.
  9. FCA issued Final Notices against Cathay International Holdings Limited, its CEO and Finance Director

    Press Releases Published: 25/07/2019 Last modified: 25/07/2019
    On 3 June 2019, the FCA published Decision Notices concerning Cathay International Holdings Limited, Mr Jin-Yi Lee, its CEO and Mr Eric Siu, its Finance Director.
  10. Further details of Independent Investigation into London Capital and Finance announced

    Press Releases Published: 25/07/2019 Last modified: 25/07/2019
    Dame Elizabeth Gloster, has made a first announcement of how she will conduct the investigation into the relevant events relating to the regulation of London Capital & Finance plc.