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  1. 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. 
  2. 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...
  3. 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).
  4. FCA changes mortgage advice rules to encourage consumer choice

    Press Releases Published: 07/05/2019 Last modified: 07/05/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published proposals for changes to its mortgage sales requirements which will help to give consumers more choice in how they buy a mortgage.
  5. FCA begins review of financial advice market

    Press Releases Published: 01/05/2019 Last modified: 01/05/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today launched a Call for Input asking for feedback on its proposed approach to reviewing the Retail Distribution Review (RDR) and the Financial Advice Market Review (FAMR).
  6. Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) publishes feedback statement on Duty of Care

    Press Releases Published: 23/04/2019 Last modified: 23/04/2019
    The FCA has today published a Feedback Statement summarising the responses received to its Discussion Paper – ‘A duty of care and potential alternative approaches’ – published in July 2018, and setting out next steps.
  7. FCA data show 5% drop in complaints in the second half of 2018

    Press Releases Published: 18/04/2019 Last modified: 18/04/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published the complaints figures for regulated firms for the second half of 2018.
  8. FCA sets out its priorities for 2019/20

    Press Releases Published: 17/04/2019 Last modified: 18/04/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published its Business Plan for 2019/20, which outlines the key priorities for the coming year.
  9. Insurance firms failing to consider value of the products and services provided to consumers

    Press Releases Published: 10/04/2019 Last modified: 10/04/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is warning General Insurance (GI) firms about manufacturing, sales and distribution approaches that can lead to customers purchasing inappropriate products, paying excessive prices or receiving poor service.
  10. Upper Tribunal publishes decision on Linear Investments Limited in relation to penalty imposed by FCA

    Press Releases Published: 10/04/2019 Last modified: 10/04/2019
    The Upper Tribunal has published its decision on the reference made by Linear Investments Limited (Linear) in relation to the penalty imposed by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).