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FCA UK wins case against unauthorised forex firm

May 27th, 2019 (0)
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the conduct regulator for financial services firms and financial markets in the UK, has issued an announcement to inform that following an application by the FCA, the High Court, on 14 May 2019, declared ...

FCA warns public of investment scams as over £197 million reported losses in 2018

February 7th, 2019 (0)
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is warning investors to be vigilant to the threat posed by investment scammers, as data from Action Fraud reveals over £197 million1 of reported losses in 2018. Victims were scammed out of over £29,000 ...

FCA UK proposes permanent measures for retail CFDs and binary options

December 10th, 2018 (0)
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is proposing rules to address harm to retail consumers from the sale of certain complex derivative products with the publication of two consultation papers. The rules would apply to firms acting in or from ...

FCA UK published its EU Withdrawal Impact Assessment

November 30th, 2018 (0)
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published on 29th of November, 2018, its EU Withdrawal Impact Assessment. The assessment was requested by the Treasury Select Committee and sets out the impact of the Withdrawal Agreement and future framework on ...

FCA UK data shows record level of 4.13 million complaints for regulated firms

November 1st, 2018 (0)
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published the complaints figures for regulated firms for the first half of 2018. Complaints continued to increase for the fourth successive half year, reaching a new record level of 4.13 million complaints made ...

FCA published UK’s policy and regulatory approach to cryptoassets

October 30th, 2018 (0)
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has, as part of a Treasury (HMT) led Cryptoasset Taskforce published a report on the UK’s policy and regulatory approach to cryptoassets. The Taskforce Report has considered the policy and regulatory implications of distributed ledger ...

FCA UK announced criminal prosecution in relation to an unauthorised investment scheme

August 22nd, 2018 (0)
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued a press release to inform that has commenced a criminal prosecution against Mark Barry Starling (date of birth: 23/01/1961) of Farnham, Surrey, for three offences relating to unauthorised investment schemes alleged to ...

FCA statement on selling high-risk speculative investments to retail clients

August 2nd, 2018 (0)
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the conduct regulator for financial services firms and financial markets in the UK, has issued a statement on selling high-risk speculative investments to retail clients following ESMA’s action on CFD products. In accordance the ...

FCA banned four former directors of an online consumer credit broker

July 26th, 2018 (0)
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has banned David James Carter Mullins, Edward John Booth, Christopher Paul Brotherton and Mark Robert Kennedy, the former directors and shareholders of Secure My Money Limited (now dissolved). The firm took fees of over ...

FCA proposes actions to improve competition in the investment platform market

July 18th, 2018 (0)
Competition is working well for most consumers using investment platforms, according to interim findings of the Financial Conduct Authority’s market study into investment platforms, published. However, the FCA’s interim findings reveal concerns about how platforms compete for particular groups ...
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