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FCA identifies system and control failings at small banks and insurance brokers

Most insurance brokers' systems and controls for managing bribery and corruption risks are not wholly effective, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has found. 21 Nov 2014

UK plans to extend senior bankers' conduct regime to UK branches of foreign banks

The conduct of senior managers at UK branches of foreign banks would be subject to greater scrutiny under plans outlined by the UK government. 19 Nov 2014

Out-Law Guides

  • Banking reform - what ring-fencing means for your business

    UK banking regulation is undergoing significant changes which will affect UK banks and foreign banks operating in the UK.

  • Third party contracts and bank ring-fencing

    This is one of a  series of guides  on issues connected to ring-fencing and banking reform faced by banks. Other guides cover issues such as tax, real estate, employment, pensions, litigation and competition considerations.

  • Disputes and litigation risk in bank ring-fencing

    This is one of a  series of guides  on issues connected to ring-fencing and banking reform faced by banks. Other guides cover issues such as tax, real estate, employment, pensions, third party contracts and competition considerations.

  • Issues for directors and bank ring-fencing

    This is one of a  series of guides  on issues connected to ring-fencing and banking reform faced by banks. Other guides cover issues such as tax, real estate, employment, pensions, litigation, third party contracts and competition considerations....

  • Property and bank ring-fencing

    This is one of a  series of guides  on issues connected to ring-fencing and banking reform faced by banks. Other guides cover issues such as tax, employment, issues for directors, pensions, litigation, third party contracts and competition considerations....

  • Financial products and bank ring-fencing

    This is one of a  series of guides  on issues connected to ring-fencing and banking reform faced by banks. Other guides cover issues such as tax, employment, issues for directors, real estate, pensions, litigation, third party contracts and competition...

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'Regulatory tsunami' driving 'fear of failure' culture in British business

Businesses in Britain are more reluctant to take the risks necessary to succeed in a global marketplace because they have a fear of failure, a prominent UK businesswoman has said. 14 Nov 2014

FCA fines and bans senior Swinton management figures over sales culture failings

The former chief executive, finance director and marketing director at a UK insurance provider have been served with fines by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and banned from taking senior positions at other financial services companies in the future.... 10 Nov 2014

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