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  1. FCA announces new chair of the Smaller Business Practitioner Panel

    Press Releases Published: 05/09/2019 Last modified: 05/09/2019
    Charles Randell, Chair of the Financial Conduct Authority, has today announced the appointment of Marlene Shiels, Chief Executive of Capital Credit Union, as Chair of the FCA’s Smaller Business Practitioner Panel from 1 October 2019. She has been a member of the Panel since 2015 and succeeds Craig Errington, Group Chief Executive of Wesleyan.
  2. Richard Baldwin, sentencing 3 September 2019

    Press Releases Published: 03/09/2019 Last modified: 03/09/2019
    On 3 September 2019, at Southwark Crown Court, His Honour Judge Hehir sentenced Mr Richard Baldwin to a total of 5 years and 8 months’ imprisonment. 
  3. Just one day left to act: PPI complaints deadline is tomorrow

    PPI Press Releases Published: 28/08/2019 Last modified: 30/08/2019
    The FCA issues final reminder to UK consumers - PPI won't be back
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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).
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.