10 February 2016

Latest articles for Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)


Digital investment manager Scalable Capital receives FCA approval

08 February 2016  |  363 views  |  0 Company announcement

Scalable Capital, a new digital investment manager, announced today that it is ready to launch in the UK after receiving its regulatory approval from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).


FCA publishes accountability rules for alorithmic and high-frequency traders

08 February 2016  |  1137 views  |  0 Company announcement

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published the final rules confirming their approach to improving individual accountability for those carrying out wholesale activities, such as algorithmic and high-frequency trading, in banks, building societies, and Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) designated investment firms.


Number of FCA-approved 'e-money' providers more than doubles over the last two years

01 February 2016  |  1863 views  |  0 Company announcement

There has been a sharp rise in the number of e-money providers registered with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) over the last two years, with 79 now authorised in total, more than double the 38 authorised in 2013, according to Bovill, the specialist financial services regulatory consultancy.


Bank of England's Andrew Bailey appointed new head of FCA

26 January 2016  |  1619 views  |  0 Company announcement

HM Treasury have today announced the appointment of Andrew Bailey as the new permanent Chief Executive of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).


Smart-Pig student lender receives FCA approval

20 January 2016  |  1039 views  |  0 Company announcement

Student lender Smart-Pig.com has been confirmed as the first trading short term loan company to be authorised by the FCA, on 4th August 2015.


UK regulators set up unit to help bank startups

20 January 2016  |  4855 views  |  0 News

Britain's financial watchdogs have set up a unit designed to help the country's slew of new challenger banks navigate the regulatory waters and win approval to take on the high street giants.


FCA publishes consultation paper on MiFID II

15 December 2015  |  1703 views  |  0 Company announcement

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published its first consultation paper on the implementation of the new European Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) in the UK.


FCA fines Threadneedle Asset Management Limited £6m

15 December 2015  |  1435 views  |  0 Company announcement

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined Threadneedle Asset Management Limited (TAML) £6,038,504 for failing to put in place adequate controls in the fixed income area of its front office, and for providing inaccurate information to the regulator and for failing to correct the inaccurate representation for four months.


UK's Financial Conduct Authority publishes new measures for cash savings accounts

08 December 2015  |  1199 views  |  0 Company announcement

Savers with cash accounts will benefit from a new package of measures published today by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) designed to improve competition by encouraging easier and quicker switching and improving the information savers receive.


FCA fines Barclays £72 Million for poor handling of financial crime

26 November 2015  |  1893 views  |  0 Company announcement

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today fined Barclays Bank (Barclays) £72,069,400 for failing to minimise the risk that it may be used to facilitate financial crime.

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