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FCA reveals urban-rural differences in how consumers experience financial services

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published the latest analysis from its Financial Lives survey. Today’s report puts the spotlight on the financial situation of people across the UK ... Read More
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U.S. Regulatory Authority shuts Down $102 Million Ponzi Scheme

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed charges and obtained an asset freeze against the individuals and companies behind a $102 million Ponzi scheme that bilked investors throughout the ... Read More
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CySEC announced the authorization of two new Cyprus Investment Firms

The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC), the financial regulatory authority of Cyprus, has issued two announcements to inform that new companies have been approved by the Commission as ... Read More
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Merrill Lynch will pay a $42 Million penalty to settle charges

The Securities and Exchange Commission charged Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith with misleading customers about how it handled their orders. Merrill Lynch agreed to settle the charges, admit wrongdoing, ... Read More

Beware of several Cryptocurrency providers

The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF), France’s financial markets regulator, has issued an announcement to warn the public against several cryptocurrency websites proposing atypical investments without being authorized to ... Read More

Bundesbank released German economy projections

The June 2018 edition of the Bundesbank’s Monthly Report outlines the prospects for the German economy on the basis of macroeconomic projections for 2018 and 2019, with a look ... Read More
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ESMA reports on penalties and supervisory measures under EMIR

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has issued its first annual report regarding supervisory measures carried out and penalties imposed by national competent authorities (NCAs) under the European ... Read More
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Omega Knight 2 and two individuals charged with $5.5 Million precious metals fraud

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) filed a civil enforcement action in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida against Defendants Omega Knight 2, LLC (Omega ... Read More

Beware of unauthorized companies offering investment and financial services

The supervisory authorities of the United Kingdom (Financial Conduct Authority – FCA), Italy (National Commission for Companies and the Stock Exchange – Consob), Austria (Financial Market Authority – FMA), ... Read More
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UK regulator fined a Bank for anti-money laundering systems failings

The UK regulator Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), has issued an announcement to inform that has fined Canara Bank £896,100 and has imposed a restriction, preventing it from accepting deposits ... Read More
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