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  1. Statement on how firms should handle post and paper documents

    Statements Published: 13/05/2020 Last modified: 13/05/2020
    We recognise that during the coronavirus (covid-19) pandemic there will be some important functions, such as processing post, that will be more difficult for firms to do in a timely way.  
  2. FCA and HMRC make collaboration agreement

    Statements Published: 11/05/2020 Last modified: 11/05/2020
    Under Section 79(3) of the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 and Section 8.58 of the Statutory Code of Practice, this is notification that the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) have made a Collaboration Agreement to provide Single Point of Contact (SPoC) services
  3. FCA update following the Prime Minister’s statement on Sunday 10 May

    Statements Published: 10/05/2020 Last modified: 11/05/2020
    FCA update following the Prime Minister’s statement on Sunday 10 May 2020.
  4. Statement on mortgage prisoners

    Statements Published: 01/05/2020 Last modified: 01/05/2020
    The FCA has been working for some time to support mortgage prisoners. This work has continued during the disruption caused by Coronavirus. So far, our action has resulted in reductions in mortgage payments for the vast majority of mortgage prisoners, by ensuring base rate cuts are passed on where possible.
  5. FCA statement - insuring SMEs: business interruption

    Statements Published: 01/05/2020 Last modified: 01/05/2020
    FCA announces it intends to obtain a court declaration to resolve contractual uncertainty in business interruption insurance cover
  6. Strong customer authentication and coronavirus

    Statements Published: 30/04/2020 Last modified: 01/05/2020
    In the exceptional circumstances of the Covid crisis, we are giving the industry an additional 6 months to implement strong customer authentication (SCA) for e-commerce.
  7. Further statement from the RFRWG on the impact of Coronavirus on the timeline for firms’ LIBOR transition plans

    Statements Published: 29/04/2020 Last modified: 13/05/2020
    Further to the joint statement made on 25 March it remains the central assumption that firms cannot rely on LIBOR being published after the end of 2021. The FCA and the Bank of England have worked with members of the Working Group on Sterling Risk-Free Reference Rates (RFRWG) and its sub-groups and task forces to consider how all firms’ LIBOR...
  8. Liberty SIPP Limited enters administration

    Statements Published: 28/04/2020 Last modified: 28/04/2020
    On 27 April 2020, the directors of Liberty SIPP Limited, a firm authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), appointed Andrew Poxon & Alex Cadwallader of Leonard Curtis as Joint Administrators ('administrators').
  9. Statement on the UK Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) and the new Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS)

    Statements Published: 27/04/2020 Last modified: 04/05/2020
    The Treasury has today announced amendments to the UK’s CBILS scheme to support small businesses. This statement sets out the FCA’s approach to its regulation of firms in relation to the Government’s CBILS and BBL schemes.
  10. FCA expectations for wet-ink signatures in light of coronavirus (Covid-19) restrictions

    Statements Published: 20/04/2020 Last modified: 20/04/2020
    We set out our expectations of firms when dealing with the need for 'wet-ink' signatures (i.e. signing a document by hand using a pen).