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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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UK regulators confirm focus on digital markets

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) will scrutinise competition and consumer protection issues in digital markets over the next 12 months, it has confirmed. 26 Mar 2015

FCA 2015/16 business plan indicates increased focus on prevention of financial crime, says expert

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) will target firms with insufficient internal mechanisms in place to minimise the risk of financial crime over the next financial year, according to its business plan for 2015/16. 25 Mar 2015

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