Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)

700 results about this entity

Period: 02 Sep 2004 - 16 May 2024

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FCA fines and bans former Barclays CEO James Staley

The FCA decides to fine and ban James Staley

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Viva.com Group obtains UK E-Money Institution authorisation from FCA

Viva.com Group, a leading European cloud-based neobank, has received E-Money Institution authorisation for its UK subsidiary, Vivawallet.com Ltd, from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

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FCA issues 146 alerts to non-compliant firms on first day of crypto asset promotion regime

The UK's Financial Conduct Authority has issued 146 alerts about crypto assets promotions on the first day that new rules came into force governing the marketing of crypto investments.

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Komainu scores FCA crypto registration

Komainu, a digital asset custodian joint venture between Nomura, CoinShares, and Ledger, has secured crypto registration from the UK's Financial Conduct Authority.

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FCA probes Revolut over red-flag accounts - FT

The Financial Conduct Authority is looking into whether Revolut allowed money to leave accounts flagged as suspicious by the National Crime Agency, according to the Financial Times.

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FCA calls for era of “new enlightenment” for financial inclusion

At the Scottish Financial Enterprise: Extending Financial Inclusion event in Glasgow this afternoon, CEO of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Nikhil Rathi delivered a speech on how the regulator plans to implement policies to include the financially excluded in the current cost of living crisis, calling it “a new enlightenment” for financial inclusion.

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FCA bemoans lax response to new crypto promotion rules

The UK's Financial Conduct Authority has fired off a warning to unregistered overseas cryptoasset firms, threatening fines and imprisonment for those who fail to comply with new rules for financial promotions.

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FCA bids to boost diversity in financial services

In consultation papers published today, the financial regulators have set out proposals to boost diversity and inclusion to support healthy work cultures, reduce groupthink and unlock talent.

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Revolut misses annual accounts deadline for second year running

Revolut will delay filing its 2022 accounts for a second consecutive year, according to Reuters.

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FCA finds no proof of de-banking politicians in initial findings

A report published today by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has found no proof that politicians bank accounts are being closed as a result of their political views.

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FCA introduces new screening checks for firms that approve financial adverts

To help people to make informed decisions to save, invest and borrow with confidence, the FCA is introducing new screening checks for firms that approve financial adverts.

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FCA delays crypto cooling rules

The UK's Financial Conduct Authority says it will give some crypto firms more time to comply with upcoming marketing rules such as the 24-hour cooling off period for first time investors.

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FCA finds firms wanting in applying sanctions controls

An FCA survey of sanctions controls at 90 UK firm has found deficiencies across a range of key indicators, including staffing, technology and reporting frameworks.

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Crypto industry reacts as FATF Travel Rule comes into effect

From today, the UK will enforce new anti-money laundering rules for crypto as set out by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).

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FCA to conduct fair value assessments to ensure consumer savings deals

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has assessed 9 firms on their savings products following concerns of unfair saving deals for consumers.

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Update on the FCA's wholesale data market study

The FCA is on track to publish its wholesale data market study report by 1 March 2024.

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FCA to take ‘balanced’ approach in access to cash regime

Through the Financial Services & Markets Act 2023 (FSMA), the UK parliament has given the FCA the power to seek to ensure reasonable provision of cash deposit and withdrawal services for personal and business current accounts in the UK or part of the UK.

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Innovate Finance calls for innovation in response to HM Treasury

Innovate Finance has submitted a response to HM Treasury’s Call for Proposals on how to measure success in relation to the financial regulators’ new secondary objectives, emphasising that supporting innovation in FinTechs is key to ensuring competitiveness.

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Consumer Duty: FCA finds fund manager value assessments need improvement

The FCA has conducted a review of fund managers’ value assessments and have found that while many firms have better practices in place, some still require improvement.

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FCA finds fund managers’ value assessments significantly improved, but still work to do

Following a review of fund managers’ value assessments, the FCA has found that while many firms have better practices in place, some still require improvement.