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  1. FCA highlights concerns when credit firms allow repeat borrowing

    Press Releases Published: 06/08/2020 Last modified: 07/08/2020
    The FCA has today published the findings of a review into relending by firms that offer high-cost credit.
  2. FCA consults on new rules to improve open-ended property fund structures

    Press Releases Published: 03/08/2020 Last modified: 07/08/2020
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is consulting on proposals to reduce the potential for harm to investors from the liquidity mismatch in open-ended property funds. The new rules as proposed would require investors to give notice – potentially of up to 180 days - before their investment is redeemed. The FCA welcomes any feedback and is...
  3. New guidance to help firms do more for vulnerable consumers

    Press Releases Published: 29/07/2020 Last modified: 30/07/2020
    The FCA has set out new best practice guidance for firms to do more to protect vulnerable consumers.
  4. FCA to ban motor finance discretionary commission models

    Press Releases Published: 28/07/2020 Last modified: 28/07/2020
    FCA will introduce a ban on discretionary commission models. Currently, some car retailers and motor finance brokers receive commission which is linked to the interest rate that customers pay – creating an incentive to sell more expensive credit to some customers.
  5. FCA launches enhanced Financial Services Register to protect consumers

    Press Releases Published: 27/07/2020 Last modified: 27/07/2020
    The FCA has today launched its updated Financial Services (FS) Register – including a simpler design and clearer language.
  6. FCA seeks views on extending the implementation deadlines for the Certification Regime and Conduct Rules

    Press Releases Published: 17/07/2020 Last modified: 24/07/2020
    The FCA has today published a consultation paper on making changes to its rules following the extension to the deadline by which FCA solo-regulated firms need to have implemented the Certification Regime.
  7. FCA and City Corporation collaborate to help innovative companies drive recovery from coronavirus

    Press Releases Published: 16/07/2020 Last modified: 16/07/2020
    The FCA and the City of London Corporation will collaborate on the pilot of a ‘digital sandbox’ to support innovative firms tackling challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
  8. FCA provides guidance to firms on maintaining access to cash for customers

    Banks building societies and credit unions Press Releases Published: 16/07/2020 Last modified: 16/07/2020
    The FCA wants to ensure that firms treat their customers fairly when closing a branch or ATM, including considering what alternatives they can provide their customers.
  9. FCA confirms further support for motor finance and high-cost credit customers

    Press Releases Published: 15/07/2020 Last modified: 15/07/2020
    We confirm support for users of motor finance, buy-now pay-later, rent-to-own, pawnbroking and high-cost short-term credit products, who face payment difficulties due to coronavirus.
  10. FCA commences civil proceedings in relation to alleged unauthorised regulated mortgage contracts and sale & rent back agreements

    Press Releases Published: 13/07/2020 Last modified: 13/07/2020
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has commenced proceedings in the High Court against London Property Investments (U.K) Limited (LPI), NPI Holdings Limited (NPI), Daniel Stevens (the sole director and shareholder of both companies) and his father Anthony Kafetzis.