On 17 July 2018, the FCA published a paper on its Approach to Consumers (the Approach), accompanied by a discussion paper DP18/5 (the DP) on the possible introduction of a new duty of care and other alternative approaches (a New Duty). The … Continue reading
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued a joint consultation paper – Claims management: how we propose to regulate claims management companies (CP18/15) (the Consultation) with the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) setting out draft proposals on how the FCA intends … Continue reading
FCA issues outcome of high cost credit review and seeks feedback on proposals for new rules and guidance for overdrafts and high cost credit
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued a press release setting out the outcome of its high-cost credit review (HCCR) together with new proposals on rules and guidance designed to protect consumers that use overdrafts and high-cost credit (the Proposals).
The FCA has today published a report of its March 2018 Transforming Culture Conference. The short report (7 pages) summarises the event and sets out next steps.
FEMR Progress Report: The HM Treasury, the Bank of England (BoE) and FCA have today published the 2018 Progress Report on the Fair and Effective Markets Review (FEMR).
Today, 9 April 2018, the Prudential Regulatory Authority (PRA) has published its Business Plan 2018/19. The Business Plan sets out: An overview of the PRA’s responsibilities and approach; The PRA strategy; Business Plan 2018/19; and Budget 2018/19. Alongside the Business … Continue reading
Today, 9 April 2018, the FCA has published its Business Plan 2018/19. The Plan covers: EU withdrawal, priorities for 2018/19, and sector priorities.
Relevant to both solo- and dual-regulated firms, the report reflects the findings of both firm-specific and cross-firm reviews into algo trading undertaken in the run-up to MiFID II implementation. Within the introduction, the FCA lists relevant MiFID II requirements, noting … Continue reading
The FCA has today published the Feedback Statement (FS) to its April 2017 Discussion Paper (DP) DP17/03 on Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT). In its introduction to the FS, the FCA articulates its position on DLT as follows: “Our aim is … Continue reading
On 28 June 2017, the FCA published the highly anticipated final findings of its Asset Management Market Study ("Final Report"), which can be accessed here. This follows the release of its interim report in November 2016 and the subsequent intensive … Continue reading