FCA enforcement

FCA enforcement guidance:

Deferred Prosecution Agreement A Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) is an agreement between a prosecutor and an organisation facing prosecution for an alleged economic...

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FCA approach on the supervision of financial promotion This Practice Note provides information on how the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) ensures that financial...

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The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA 2000) provides the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) with a wide variety of possible actions against firms, which are...

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Once the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) investigators have: • completed their investigation (including producing a Preliminary Investigation Report and taking into...

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This Practice Note explains the initial stages and investigative steps in the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) enforcement process once a breach has been identified....

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The role of the FCA The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) forms part of the regulatory structure for financial services firms. The FCA has a wide-ranging brief to: •...

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The FCA's powers as part of the new regulatory arrangements BREXIT: The UK is leaving the EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This...

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What is LIBOR? LIBOR stands for the London Inter-Bank Offered Rate. It is the world’s most widely used benchmark for short-term interest rates. LIBOR was historically...

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What is the Upper Tribunal (Tax and Chancery Chamber)? The Upper Tribunal is an appellate tribunal created by the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007. The Tax and...

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Restrictions on unauthorised business The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA 2000) prohibits any person from carrying on a regulated activity in the UK unless...

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