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Pension savers are being warned to be wary about unsolicited 'too good to be true' pension review offers, and to check who they are dealing with before reinvesting their savings in a new advertising campaign. 15 Aug 2018
The number of enforcement actions opened by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has rocketed by 23% during the last 12 months, with the number of investigations into governance issues and financial crime soaring. 15 Aug 2018
Ireland is an attractive location for UK asset managers seeking to retain EU passporting rights post-Brexit given ease of access and communication, time zone and workforce considerations.
The collapse of Lehman Brothers in September 2008 highlighted deficiencies in applying the “normal” corporate administration regime to investment banks, in particular in protecting client assets. This led to the introduction of the investment bank special...
There are many arrangements that may be used to set up a collective investment scheme, but only certain ones can be used if that scheme is to be authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
On 1 April 2015, UK financial regulators the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) gained new competition law powers, which they can exercise concurrently with the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).
Collective redress schemes, often referred to as 'compensation schemes', offer businesses an alternative means of righting wrongs committed against a particular class of individuals or customers quickly and economically. They have broad, cross-sector appeal....
Financial regulators have been using attestations for a number of years to obtain personal commitments from named individuals about a particular state of affairs at their firms. However, recent moves by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Prudential...
Victims of cryptocurrency scams each lose more than £10,000 on average, according to new figures published by the UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and cyber crime. 15 Aug 2018
UK banks will be given some flexibility when deciding how best to ensure that they can continue to serve customers in the EU after Brexit, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said. 13 Aug 2018
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