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  1. Endorsement of credit ratings from the European Union into the United Kingdom for regulatory use in the event of a no-deal Brexit

    Statements Published: 15/03/2019 Last modified: 15/03/2019
    Today, the FCA has assessed the European Union (EU) regulatory and supervisory regime to be ‘as stringent as’ the UK’s regime for the purposes of allowing UK-registered Credit Rating Agencies (CRAs) to endorse credit ratings into the UK from affiliated EU CRAs for regulatory use under the Credit Rating Agencies Regulation (CRAR), as amended...
  2. Statement on various MiFID obligations and benchmarks regulation if the UK leaves the EU without an implementation period

    Statements Published: 13/03/2019 Last modified: 13/03/2019
    ESMA has published a statement clarifying its approach to aspects of the MiFID position limits regime, post-trade transparency requirements, derivatives trading obligation and benchmarks regulation if the UK leaves the EU without an implementation period (a no-deal scenario).
  3. FCA statement on the reporting of derivatives under the UK EMIR regime in a no-deal scenario

    Statements Published: 11/03/2019 Last modified: 11/03/2019
    This statement explains what Trade Repositories (TRs), and UK counterparties that use them, should do to make sure they are compliant with their EMIR reporting obligations after the UK leaves the EU.
  4. FCA welcomes independent review into access to cash

    Statements Published: 06/03/2019 Last modified: 06/03/2019
    This statement outlines the independent review into access to cash.
  5. Statements of Policy on the operation of the MiFID transparency regime

    Statements Published: 04/03/2019 Last modified: 14/03/2019
    We have published Statements of Policy outlining how we will operate the MiFID transparency regime, if the UK leaves the EU without an implementation period.
  6. Curo Transatlantic Limited enters administration with Pre-Pack Sale

    Statements Published: 26/02/2019 Last modified: 08/03/2019
    On 25 February 2019 Curo Transatlantic Limited (CTL), trading as Wage Day Advance and Juo Loans, a high cost short term credit firm regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority have placed themselves into administration. KPMG have been appointed as administrators to manage the firms’ businesses and affairs. The FCA will continue to supervise...
  7. FCA statement on onshoring ESMA’s temporary intervention measures on retail CFD and binary options products

    Statements Published: 22/02/2019 Last modified: 22/02/2019
    The European Securities and Markets Authority’s (ESMA) temporary intervention measures prohibiting binary options and restricting contract for difference products (CFDs) sold to retail clients will become part of UK domestic law on exit day as part of the EU (Withdrawal) Act. UK firms are required to comply with ESMA’s measures until they...
  8. FCA begins High Court Proceedings against Samuel Golding, Shantelle Golding, Digital Wealth Limited and Outsourcing Express Limited

    Statements Published: 12/02/2019 Last modified: 12/02/2019
    On 4 February 2019 the FCA commenced proceedings in the High Court against Samuel Golding, Shantelle Golding and two of their companies, Digital Wealth Limited and Outsourcing Express Limited (the Defendants).
  9. FCA approach to MiFID transparency calculations

    Statements Published: 05/02/2019 Last modified: 05/02/2019
    We welcome the statement published by ESMA today on the use of UK data in ESMA databases and the performance of MiFID II calculations in the EU27 if the UK leaves the EU without a withdrawal agreement (a no-deal scenario). In this scenario, we will no longer send UK trading data to ESMA.
  10. Requirements for UK trade repositories and reporting counterparties

    Statements Published: 01/02/2019 Last modified: 01/02/2019
    In January 2019, we confirmed that we will become the UK regulator of Trade Repositories (TRs) after Brexit. This information is only applicable if the UK leaves the EU without a withdrawal agreement (a no-deal scenario).