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SMCR extension to all FCA firms
The SMCR took effect for banks in March 2016 and will be extended to the remaining FCA firms by the end of 2018.
Financial Conduct Authority Thematic Review – Meeting Investors’ expectations
The FCA has reported on its thematic review , considering how firms ensure they manage funds and segregated mandates as they say they will.
Continued focus on culture change in financial services
The FCA, Bank of England, Banking Standards Board and Government continue to focus changing financial services culture.
The Regulatory References Regime
The regulatory references regime comes in force on 7 March 2017.
Newsletter - Financial Services Institutions Briefing
Welcome to the fourth edition of our Financial Services Institutions Briefing.
Penalty rates: X-rated chats land banks with benchmark fines
On 4 December, the EU Commission announced it had fined eight financial institutions a total of €1,494,302,000
A Point to Note: How the Mortgage Credit Directive affects the High Net Worth Borrower Exemption for Consumer Credit
A review of The Mortgage Credit Directive (Directive 2014/17/EU) (the MCD), which came into effect on 21 March 2016.
Risking it all
Fear of breaching regulation could drive better behaviour, but a risk-averse culture may damage entrepreneurial spirit.
City slicker or City slacker? The UK financial sector faces Post-Brexit uncertainty
The immediate threat of UK firms losing access to the EU market.