30 July 2014

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Price comparison Websites flouting rules - FCA

16 July 2014  |  574 views  |  0 Company announcement

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has found that some price comparison websites operating in the general insurance sector are failing to meet consumers' expectations of them and, in some cases, the FCA's regulatory standards.


UK watchdog to probe pre- and post-trade market infrastructure

10 July 2014  |  3453 views  |  0 News

The UK's Financial Conduct Authority is to probe for anti-competitive practices in the pricing and packaging of pre- and post-trade wholesale market infrastructure.


Speech: FCA CEO Martin Wheatley on the technology challenge

11 June 2014  |  901 views  |  0 Company announcement

Thank you. It's a great pleasure to join everyone this afternoon and my thanks to Lansons for inviting me back. Last year, I set out some of our key ambitions for the year - particularly around the importance of promoting good conduct in the financial sector, and its link to priority issues like trust and confidence.


Speech: FCA CEO Martin Wheatley on regulating HFT

05 June 2014  |  1102 views  |  0 Company announcement

Thank you for that kind introduction. And my sincere thanks to everyone here for joining this lunchtime session. It's a great pleasure and privilege to return to New York. I want to offer a few reflections this afternoon on market innovation and, in particular, the on-going debate around high frequency trading (HFT), which has dominated global media over the last few months.


FCA to foster fintech innovation; Treasury pushes P2P, APIs and virtual currency

30 May 2014  |  8313 views  |  1 News

The Financial Conduct Authority is looking to foster innovation in the UK financial services industry by setting up a policy hub to provide guidance to firms on new products and technology developments and an 'incubator' to fast-track startup businesses for regulatory authorisation.


UK's new Payment Systems Regulator names Hannah Nixon MD

14 May 2014  |  1060 views  |  0 Company announcement

The newly created Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) today appointed Hannah Nixon as its first Managing Director.


Bondora gets FCA interim P2P lending license

07 May 2014  |  639 views  |  0 Company announcement

Bondora (formerly known as isePankur) is now authorised and regulated by the UK based Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).


UBS desk head banned for role in $2.3 billion rogue trading incident

01 May 2014  |  624 views  |  0 Company announcement

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has banned John Christopher Hughes from performing any function in relation to any regulated activity in the financial services industry for failings related to US$2.3 billion unauthorised trading losses by another trader Kweku Mawuli Adoboli.


FCA to probe credit card competition

03 April 2014  |  791 views  |  0 Company announcement

Speaking at the Credit Today Credit Summit in London, FCA chief executive Martin Wheatley said that given 30 million people hold at least one credit card it was right that the regulator explores whether competition in this market was working effectively for consumers.


Bank IT systems come under regulatory spotlight

31 March 2014  |  7322 views  |  3 News

The resilience of bank IT systems is set to come under the regulatory microscope in 2013/2014 as the UK's Financial Conduct Authority identifies technology risk as a key area of focus for the coming year.

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