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Christopher Woolard, FCA Executive Director for Strategy and Competition, has today spoken at the 2019 Innovate Finance Global Summit on the impact of the FCA’s work to promote innovation in the interests of consumers and our commitment to take this wo...
In March 2019 we issued our Statements of Policy on the operation of the MiFID transparency regime, a Supervisory Statement and a Technical Communication outlining how we will operate the MiFID transparency regime, if the UK leaves the EU without an im...
Investments held in IFISAs are high-risk with the money ultimately being invested in products like mini-bonds or peer-2-peer investments.  These types of investments may not be protected by the Financial Service Compensation Scheme so customers ma...
If you are invested in an Alternative Investment Fund City Financial previously managed a number of Alternative Investment Funds for professional and institutional clients, which were not marketed to retail investors. These funds have been transferred ...
In February 2019, we announced that if the UK leaves the EU without an implementation period (a no-deal scenario), firms and trading venues should make reasonable steps to comply with any requirements they have to submit instrument reference data from ...
CTL’s UK holding company, SRC Transatlantic Limited (SRC), also entered administration. SRC traded under the brand name Speedy Cash. Customer accounts of Speedy Cash were not included in the sale to Shelby. Background information. Loans and ...
We believe Next Coin Market is an illegal organisation based in Bulgaria, claiming to be an FCA authorised firm offering cryptocurrencies to UK consumers. We have become aware they are sending consumers a link to a fake website, which gives the impress...
Any former BSPS member who was given financial advice to transfer out of the BSPS, and is unsure if the advice was suitable, should make a complaint. Firstly, they should make the complaint to the firm that provided the advice. The firm should giv...
On 28 September 2012, the Financial Services Authority (FSA) published a warning that “HFX Limited (www.hfx.com)” was believed to be providing financial services or products in the UK but was not authorised by the FSA to do so. The company ...