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EU court gives guidance on insurance contract transparency requirements

Insurers that provide cover to repay loans in the event consumers are too injured or ill to work must make sure their contracts clearly explain the circumstances in which cover is provided in a way which enables consumers buying the cover to understand the... 24 Apr 2015

Consumer group begins 'super-complaint' over allegedly 'misleading and opaque' supermarket pricing practices

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) will investigate alleged "misleading and opaque pricing practices" by supermarkets in response to a 'super-complaint' brought by consumer group Which?, it has announced. 21 Apr 2015

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FCA given greater scope to regulate foreign-based credit service providers

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has been given greater scope to regulate foreign-based online providers of credit to UK-based consumers following a change in the law. 30 Mar 2015

FCA plans to ban 'opt-out' sales of add-on insurance products

UK financial services firms will be banned from using pre-ticked boxes and other methods to sell customers additional 'add-on' products when they are purchasing regulated financial products under plans published by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). 26 Mar 2015

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