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  1. FCA confirms permanent ban on the sale of binary options to retail consumers

    Statements Published: 29/03/2019 Last modified: 29/03/2019
    FCA confirms permanent ban on the sale of binary options to retail consumers 
  2. FCA to introduce UK Benchmarks Register

    Statements Published: 22/03/2019 Last modified: 22/03/2019
    We continue to plan for a range of outcomes in relation to Brexit, including the UK leaving the EU without an implementation period. To prepare for this scenario, we have developed a new UK Benchmarks Register. The new Register will replace the ESMA Register for UK supervised users, and UK and third-country based benchmark administrators that want...
  3. FCA response to National Audit Office report

    Statements Published: 20/03/2019 Last modified: 20/03/2019
    The FCA welcomes today’s report by the National Audit Office - Regulating to protect consumers: Utilities, communications and financial services markets. The report provides a view of the challenges that regulators, including the FCA, face when measuring their performance and understanding what works well for consumers. Andrew Bailey, Chief...
  4. FCA statement on share trading obligations

    Statements Published: 19/03/2019 Last modified: 19/03/2019
    The FCA's response to ESMA’s statement on share trading obligations under MiFID II.
  5. 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...
  6. 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).
  7. FCA statement on the reporting of derivatives under the UK EMIR regime in a no-deal scenario

    Statements Published: 11/03/2019 Last modified: 07/11/2019
    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.
  8. 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.
  9. Statements of Policy on the operation of the MiFID transparency regime

    Statements Published: 04/03/2019 Last modified: 19/03/2019
    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.
  10. 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...