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The Financial Conduct Authority is the conduct regulator for nearly 60,000 financial services firms and financial markets in the UK and the prudential supervisor for 49,000 firms, setting specific standards for 19,000 firms.

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December 9 2022

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October 14 2022

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined Gatehouse Bank Plc £1,584,100 for significant weakness in […]

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September 28 2022

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August 17 2022

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July 8 2022

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FCA further bolsters its leadership team as it expands its headcount

July 5 2022

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FCA Consultation Paves Way for Mass Synthetic Data Innovation

June 22 2022

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FCA to strengthen protection of access to banking services

June 14 2022

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May 19 2022

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FCA Review finds weaknesses in challenger banks’ financial crime controls

April 22 2022

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FCA doubles down on Anti-Money Laundering commitment, in new three-year Strategy

April 7 2022

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Novus selected for FCA’s latest ‘Green FinTech Challenge’ initiative

March 17 2022

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FCA secures contract changes for buy now pay later customers

February 14 2022

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FCA fines UK finance firms £568m in 2021, in response to surge in pandemic-charged financial crime

January 17 2022

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Revealed: Nearly Three-quarters Of UK Insurance Companies Plan To Increase Premiums In Light Of The New FCA Regulations

January 13 2022

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FCA announces changes to its Executive Committee

December 6 2021

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has appointed Stephen Braviner Roman as General Counsel and as a member of its Executive Committee […]

FCA splashes over £5m on laptops to aid hybrid working

November 26 2021

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November 12 2021

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November 5 2021

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October 13 2021

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June 21 2021

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FCA Research Reveals Increase in Cryptoasset Ownership

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FCA Sends Thousands of Staff on Cyber and Financial Crime Training Courses

May 18 2021

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March 31 2021

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FCA: Regulated Firms Have Until 31st March to Get SMCR Compliant

March 31 2021

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March 31 2021

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