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UK financial regulator proposes ban on sale of crypto-derivatives to retail consumers

04/07/2019(0)
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is proposing rules to address harm to retail consumers from the sale of derivatives and exchange traded notes (ETNs) referencing certain types of cryptoassets. ... 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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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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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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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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FCA UK published its EU Withdrawal Impact Assessment

30/11/2018(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 ... Read More
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Individuals fined and banned from performing any role in regulated financial services

07/11/2018(0)
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the conduct regulator for financial services firms and financial markets in the UK, has issued a press release to inform that The Upper Tribunal ... Read More
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FCA UK data shows record level of 4.13 million complaints for regulated firms

01/11/2018(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, ... Read More
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FCA published UK’s policy and regulatory approach to cryptoassets

30/10/2018(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 ... Read More
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