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  1. Banking leaders share their insights on adopting the Senior Managers and Certification Regime

    Press Releases Published: 07/02/2019 Last modified: 07/02/2019
    In a new video, senior leaders from four financial services firms, together employing over half a million staff, talk about their experiences of adopting the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR).
  2. FCA warns public of investment scams as over £197 million reported losses in 2018

    Press Releases Published: 06/02/2019 Last modified: 06/02/2019
    Victims lost on average over £29,000 to investment scams in 2018 The most common scams reported involved investments in shares and bonds, forex and cryptocurrencies 54% of those who checked the FCA Warning List were contacted via online sources, up from 45% in 2017 Financial expert Alvin Hall put to the test in video scam challenge
  3. FCA fines former fund manager Paul Stephany

    Press Releases Published: 05/02/2019 Last modified: 05/02/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined Paul Stephany, a former fund manager at Newton Investment Management Limited, £32,200 for his conduct in relation to an Initial Public Offering (IPO) and a placing.
  4. Manraj Virdee sentenced to 2 years for illegally operating an investment scheme and fraud

    Press Releases Published: 05/02/2019 Last modified: 05/02/2019
    In a case brought by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), Manraj Virdee was yesterday sentenced at Southwark Crown Court to a 2 year prison sentence suspended for 2 years and he was further ordered to carry out 300 hours of unpaid work in the community. The sentence followed earlier guilty pleas to 4 charges relating to misleading consumers,...
  5. FCA publishes its second set of rules following its Asset Management Market Study

    Press Releases Published: 04/02/2019 Last modified: 04/02/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published new rules and guidance to improve the quality of the information available to consumers about the funds they invest in.
  6. FCA agrees MoUs with ESMA and EU regulators to allow cooperation and exchange of information

    Press Releases Published: 01/02/2019 Last modified: 01/02/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has agreed Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) with ESMA and EU regulators.
  7. Financial Conduct Authority outlines how it would use the temporary transitional power

    Press Releases Published: 01/02/2019 Last modified: 01/02/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today set out how it would use the temporary transitional power in the event the UK leaves the EU without an agreement. The Treasury has put forward draft legislation that would temporarily empower UK regulators to make transitional provisions if the UK leaves the EU without a withdrawal agreement. This is...
  8. FCA launches consultation on General Insurance value measures data

    Press Releases Published: 30/01/2019 Last modified: 30/01/2019
    Today the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has launched a consultation proposing new rules requiring firms to report General Insurance (GI) value measures data to the FCA for publication. Alongside the Consultation Paper, the FCA has also published a third annual value measures dataset, covering the period August 2017-August 2018.
  9. FCA proposes rules on investment pathways and other measures to improve retirement outcomes for consumers

    Press Releases Published: 28/01/2019 Last modified: 29/01/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is today consulting on measures to stop up to 100,000 consumers a year losing out on pension income when they access the pension freedoms.
  10. FCA consults on cryptoassets guidance

    Press Releases Published: 23/01/2019 Last modified: 23/01/2019
    The FCA is today consulting on guidance, which, once finalised, will set out the cryptoasset activities it regulates.