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  1. Bank of England, FCA, PRA and PSR conduct review of Memorandum of Understanding in relation to payment systems in the UK

    Statements Published: 20/07/2018 Last modified: 20/07/2018
    The Bank of England (BoE), the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and the Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) have a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that sets out the high-level framework the Authorities use to cooperate with one another, in relation to payment systems in the UK. The Financial Services...
  2. FCA response to the CMA’s provisional decision report on its investment consultants market investigation

    Statements Published: 18/07/2018 Last modified: 18/07/2018
    We welcome the Competition and Markets Authority's (CMA's) in-depth work on competition in the market for investment consultancy and fiduciary management services. As part of our asset management market study, we referred this sector to the CMA for a detailed investigation because we had serious competition concerns. The CMA’s provisional...
  3. Christopher Woolard’s statement welcoming the IDWG recommendations

    Statements Published: 05/07/2018 Last modified: 05/07/2018
    On 15 June 2018 we received the report of recommendations from the Institutional Disclosure Working Group (IDWG). The IDWG has now also published a summary of their recommendations.
  4. The FCA’s role in preparing for Brexit

    Statements Published: 27/06/2018 Last modified: 31/01/2020
    Further to the announcement from the Treasury on its approach to amending financial services legislation under the European Union (Withdrawal) Act, this statement provides stakeholders with an update on how we are preparing for the UK leaving the European Union (EU).
  5. FCA statement on EBA’s draft PSD2 Guidelines and Opinion for banks and others involved in open banking

    Statements Published: 22/06/2018 Last modified: 22/06/2018
    Further to the announcement from Her Majesty’s Treasury (the Treasury) on its approach to amending financial services legislation under the EU Withdrawal Bill, this statement provides stakeholders with an update on how we are preparing for the UK leaving the EU.
  6. FCA statement on thematic review into fair treatment of longstanding customers in the life insurance sector

    Statements Published: 12/06/2018 Last modified: 15/06/2018
    On 3 March 2016 the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced investigations into six firms as a result of its thematic review into the fair treatment of longstanding customers.
  7. Alpha Insurance A/S declared bankrupt – UK policyholders must immediately seek alternative cover

    Statements Published: 09/05/2018 Last modified: 02/10/2019
    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.
  8. 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...
  9. 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.
  10. 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.