Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)

700 results about this entity

Period: 02 Sep 2004 - 16 May 2024


UK regulators deliver roadmap for future of open banking

Financial regulators in the UK have laid out their plans for the future of open banking.


FCA to host Greenwashing TechSprint

The UK's Financial Conduct Authority is to host an international operational forum aimed at developing tools to tackle the rising tide of greenwashing in financial services.


FCA stes out business plan for next 12 months

In its Business Plan 2023/24, the FCA has set out an ambitious programme for the next 12 months to achieve better outcomes for consumers and markets, in line with its 3-year strategy.


FCA appoints top cop to oversee enforcement activity

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has appointed Therese Chambers and Steve Smart as joint Executive Directors of Enforcement and Market Oversight.


FCA lays down the law on ESG benchmarks

In September 2022, we sent a portfolio letter to benchmark administrators where we highlighted the risk of poor disclosures for ESG benchmarks.


FCA takes aim at payment firms over 'unacceptable' risks

The Financial Conduct Authority has written to nearly 300 payment companies warning that it will shut them down if they do not take prompt action to address "unacceptable" risks to consumers and financial system integrity.


Some firms are paying over 26 times more than peers for index data

As the Financial Conduct Authority prepares an investigation into the wholesale data market, a new study from Substantive Research uncovers alarming price disparities in the fees charged to users.


UK regulators conduct 2022 review of supervisory responsibility for payment systems

The Bank of England (BoE), the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and the Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) have a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that sets out the high-level framework the Authorities use to cooperate with one another, in relation to payment systems in the UK.


FCA takes further action against unregistered crypto ATMs in East London

The FCA has used its powers to inspect several sites in East London suspected of hosting illegally operating crypto ATMs, as it continues its crackdown on the illicit sector.


HSBC and Nationwide restrict customer crypto purchases

HSBC and Nationwide Building Society have become the latest UK lenders to impose restrictions on customers buying cryptocurrency, citing regulator concerns about the practice.


FCA to tackle competition problems in market data sector

The UK's Financial Conduct Authority is promising an overhaul of the market data sector after a study found a lack of competition was hindering the UK's attractiveness to international investors.


FCA demands "significant shift in culture" by e-money firms

The Financial Conduct Authority has warned e-money firms operating in the UK that they will need to undertake a "significant shift in culture and behaviour" if they are to comply with new Consumer Duty rules.


FCA seeks views on updating asset management regulation

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is seeking views on what regulatory change might help the UK’s asset management industry innovate, better support the investors it serves and boost competition.


FCA censures Amigo for failing to conduct affordability checks on borrowers and guarantors

The FCA has publicly censured Amigo Loans Ltd for failing to conduct adequate affordability checks on borrowers and guarantors


FCA and police join forces to crack down on crypto ATMs

The FCA has joined forces with West Yorkshire Police to shut down illegally-operated crypto ATMs in Leeds.


FCA seeks sustainable governance feedback

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a discussion paper to encourage debate and diverse perspectives on sustainable governance in the future.


FCA sets up Innovation Advisory Group

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has appointed seven advisors to a new Innovation Advisory Group (IAG) which will meet for the first time this month.


Moneyhub responds to FCA's Pension Dashboard proposals

Moneyhub, the award-winning Open Data platform and alpha partner to the Pensions Dashboards Programme (PDP) has highlighted the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA’s) support for multiple pensions dashboards saying this is already a reality, in its response to the FCA and PDP’s consultations.


FCA cracks down on fraudulent promotions

New data published by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) reveals that the regulator blocked over 8,000 misleading advertisements and promotions during 2022.


FCA warns firms on tech resources needed for new Consumer Duty rules

The UK's Financial Conduct authority has fired a shot across the bows of firms preparing for new Consumer Duty rules, warning that some are falling behind in their preparation and are failing to address a shortfall in their technology resources.