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  1. Strand Capital Limited enters administration

    Press Releases Published: 17/05/2017 Last modified: 18/05/2017
    Strand Capital Limited (Strand), an investment management firm, formally entered the Special Administration Regime (SAR) insolvency proceedings on 17 May 2017.
  2. FCA and SFC sign Fintech co-operation agreement

    Press Releases Published: 12/05/2017 Last modified: 12/05/2017
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) today entered into a co-operation agreement with the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) in Hong Kong to foster collaboration in support of financial technology (Fintech) innovation.
  3. Financial Conduct Authority publishes first set of data under new complaints rules

    Press Releases Published: 26/04/2017 Last modified: 26/04/2017
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published data on the number of complaints reported by firms under new rules which came into force on 30 June 2016.
  4. FCA Board appoints new members to the Regulatory Decisions Committee

    Press Releases Published: 25/04/2017 Last modified: 25/04/2017
    The Board of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has appointed an additional six members to the FCA’s Regulatory Decisions Committee (RDC).
  5. The FCA publishes its Mission and Business Plan

    Press Releases Published: 18/04/2017 Last modified: 18/04/2017
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published its Mission, which gives firms and consumers greater clarity about how the FCA prioritises its interventions in financial markets.
  6. Statement on the Financial Conduct Authority’s enforcement investigation into issues relating to HBOS Reading

    Press Releases Published: 07/04/2017 Last modified: 07/04/2017
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) today announces that it is investigating events surrounding the discovery of misconduct within the Reading-based Impaired Assets team of Halifax Bank of Scotland (HBOS).
  7. FCA bans and fines two individuals for market abuse

    Press Releases Published: 07/04/2017 Last modified: 07/04/2017
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has banned and imposed financial penalties on two former Worldspreads Limited (WSL) employees. WSL, which operated a spread betting business, collapsed in March 2012.    
  8. FCA proposes new rules for credit card firms to help millions of customers get out of persistent debt

    Press Releases Published: 03/04/2017 Last modified: 03/04/2017
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is today proposing new rules to help customers who are in persistent credit card debt. This follows the FCA’s study of the UK credit card market, which found significant concerns about the scale, extent and nature of problem credit card debt. 
  9. FCA publishes near final rules on MiFID II and encourages firms to submit applications for MiFID II authorisation

    Press Releases Published: 31/03/2017 Last modified: 31/03/2017
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published near final rules on the implementation of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) II. These include changes to the trading of financial instruments including issues affecting trading venues, transparency of trading and algorithmic and high frequency trading.
  10. FCA fines former investment banker for sharing confidential information over WhatsApp

    Press Releases Published: 30/03/2017 Last modified: 30/03/2017
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today fined Christopher Niehaus, a former investment banker, £37,198 for sharing client confidential information over WhatsApp.  The FCA found that Mr Niehaus failed to act with due skill, care and diligence.