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FCA slaps £3.25 million fine on Sonali bank for AML failings

12 October 2016  |  1719 views  |  0 Company announcement

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined Sonali Bank (UK) Limited (SBUK) £3,250,600 and has imposed a restriction, preventing it from accepting deposits from new customers for 168 days.


FCA fines Aviva over shoddy outsourcing oversight

05 October 2016  |  2374 views  |  0 Company announcement

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today fined Aviva Pension Trustees UK Limited and Aviva Wrap UK Limited (together Aviva) £8,246,800 for failings in its oversight of its outsourced providers in relation to the protection of client assets.


Bank regulators urged to address security of biometric data

30 September 2016  |  9663 views  |  2 News

Andrew Tryie, the chair of the UK government's influential Treasury Select Committee has called on banking industry regulators to develop action plans and policies to protect consumer interests in light of the increasing use of biometric technology to access accounts.


FCA publishes third MiFID II consultation paper

29 September 2016  |  2042 views  |  0 Company announcement

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today (29 September 2016) published its third consultation paper on the implementation of the revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II).


FCA warns consumers about risks in dealing with digital currency OneCoin

28 September 2016  |  1613 views  |  0 Company announcement

We believe consumers should be wary of dealing with OneCoin, which claims to offer the chance to make money through the trading and ‘mining’ of virtual currencies.


Banking watchdogs to investigate industry response to money transfer scams

23 September 2016  |  4362 views  |  0 News

The UK's Payment Systems Regulator is to investigate complaints from consumer body Which? over the levels of protection offered by banks to customers who are conned into sending payments to fraudulent accounts.


FCA to kickstart sandbox with 24 applicants

22 September 2016  |  8796 views  |  0 News

The UK's Financial Conduct Authority has accepted 24 applicants, from a total of 69, to participate in its fintech sandbox, where innovative financial products can be tested before proceeding to authorisation.


MPs say FCA should lose enforcement powers after Hbos failures

26 July 2016  |  1919 views  |  0 Company announcement

The report draws together the findings of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority's (PRA) review into the failure of HBOS, Andrew Green QC's review of the enforcement decisions taken by the regulator, the independent review of these two reports by the Treasury Committee's specialist advisers and oral evidence taken from the publishers of all three reports.


UK and South Korea build 'fintech bridge'

22 July 2016  |  7658 views  |  0 News

The UK and South Korea have formed a "fintech bridge" that will help financial technology firms and investors from each country gain access to the other.


FCA report hails dark pool progress

21 July 2016  |  2037 views  |  0 Company announcement

Firms operating dark pools have made significant progress in addressing the promotion and the management of conflicts of interest according to a new report from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published today.

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