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  1. Alpha Insurance A/S declared bankrupt – UK policyholders must immediately seek alternative cover

    Statements Published: 09/05/2018 Last modified: 14/05/2018
    Alpha Insurance A/S ('Alpha') is an insurance firm authorised and regulated by the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority. It operates in the UK on a freedom of services basis which means that some customers, both private and commercial, based in the UK may have a policy with the firm.
  2. FCA response to the Independent Review of the Funding of Debt Advice by Peter Wyman

    Statements Published: 25/04/2018 Last modified: 27/04/2018
    Peter Wyman’s report into the funding and delivery of debt advice in the UK is an important step which will make a real difference to policy and practice in this vital area. Good quality advice, delivered in a cost effective way, is crucial in helping avoid harm to consumers struggling with debt, many of whom can be vulnerable. We are working...
  3. Cryptocurrency derivatives

    Statements Published: 06/04/2018 Last modified: 06/04/2018
    FCA statement on the requirement for firms offering cryptocurrency derivatives to be authorised.
  4. FCA statement on EU withdrawal following the March European Council

    Statements Published: 28/03/2018 Last modified: 28/03/2018
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) welcomes the agreement reached on the terms of an implementation period that will apply following the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union.
  5. FCA statement on ESMA’s temporary product intervention measures applied to retail CFD and binary option products

    Statements Published: 27/03/2018 Last modified: 27/03/2018
    The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has agreed a range of product intervention measures to prohibit the provision of binary options and to restrict the provision of Contracts for Difference (CFDs) in order to protect retail investors.
  6. FCA statement on proposals to introduce a public register

    Statements Published: 26/02/2018 Last modified: 26/02/2018
    Later this year, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) will consult on proposals to make information available on a wider range of individuals at authorised firms.
  7. FCA and ICO publish joint update on GDPR

    Statements Published: 08/02/2018 Last modified: 13/02/2018
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) have today published an update on the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
  8. Statement on RBS’s Global Restructuring Group

    Statements Published: 30/01/2018 Last modified: 30/01/2018
    The FCA welcomes the statement by Royal Bank of Scotland, given at today’s Treasury Committee hearing, that they will not object to the FCA publishing the s166 report into the treatment of small and medium-sized enterprise customers transferred to its Global Restructuring Group.  On this basis, we are content to publish the s166 report. To do...
  9. Statement on communications in relation to PRIIPs

    Statements Published: 24/01/2018 Last modified: 24/01/2018
    This statement relates to concerns raised about the performance scenarios in the Key Information Document (KID).
  10. Statement on transitional arrangements for trading venues under MiFIR Article 54(2)

    Statements Published: 03/01/2018 Last modified: 03/01/2018
    Under Article 54(2) of the Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (“MiFIR”), an EU Central Counterparty (CCP) or trading venue may apply to its Competent Authority for a transitional arrangement in relation to exchange-traded derivatives,