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UK watchdog warns about Forex and Crypto scams; Victims lost on average over £14,600 last year

29/05/2019(0)
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Action Fraud are warning the public to be wary of investment scams carried out via bogus online trading platforms. This warning comes as cryptoassests ... Read More
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FCA UK wins case against unauthorised forex firm

27/05/2019(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 ... Read More
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Standard Chartered Bank fined for poor AML controls

25/04/2019(0)
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined Standard Chartered Bank (Standard Chartered) £102,163,200 for Anti-Money Laundering (AML) breaches in two higher risk areas of its business. This is the ... Read More
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UK financial regulator releases updated guidance on EU departure preparations

28/02/2019(0)
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published updated information to help support regulated firms in finalising their preparations for as smooth a transition as possible when the UK leaves ... Read More
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FCA warns public of investment scams as over £197 million reported losses in 2018

07/02/2019(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 ... Read More
innovation

Cross-border testing pilot for innovative firms open to applications

01/02/2019(0)
The Global Financial Innovation Network (GFIN) – a group of 29 international organisations including the Financial Conduct Authority – is inviting applications from firms wishing to test innovative financial ... Read More
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UK Regulator consults on cryptoassets guidance

30/01/2019(0)
The FCA, the conduct regulator for financial services firms and financial markets in the UK has issued an announcements to inform that is consulting on guidance, which, once finalised, ... Read More
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Bitcoin could be overseen by UK’s financial regulator

21/12/2018(0)
The UK government has said it stands ready to empower Britain’s financial regulator to oversee all cryptocurrency assets, after a warning from MPs that bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies were ... Read More
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FCA UK proposes permanent measures for retail CFDs and binary options

10/12/2018(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. ... Read More
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Individual sentenced to 5 years’ imprisonment for defrauding investors

03/12/2018(0)
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued a press release to inform that an individual sentenced to 5 years’ imprisonment in FCA prosecution of £3m investment fraud. In accordance ... Read More
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