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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Alpha Insurance A/S ceases writing new business and placed into liquidation

    Statements Published: 05/03/2018 Last modified: 05/03/2018
    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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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).
  7. 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...
  8. 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).
  9. 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,
  10. FCA statement on European Commission announcement on the Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD)

    Statements Published: 21/12/2017 Last modified: 05/01/2018
    The European Commission has announced a proposal to push back the application date of the Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD) by seven months to 1 October 2018, following requests from the European Parliament and Member States for a postponement. Member States (including the UK) will still be required to transpose the IDD into national law by...