Industry News

Risk Management Industry News for FCA Regulated Businesses

Recent News

(String: regulation-update)

FCA, Regulation update

Vulnerable customers are centre stage as FCA launches consultation

The Financial Conduct Authority has issued potential guidelines and a consultation on one of its highest priorities – the recognition and fair treatment of so-called vulnerable customers.

The regulator is requesting industry feedback to some suggested...

Read More

FCA, Regulation update

FCA on the warpath as value of fines rises threefold

Anyone who believes the Financial Conduct Authority was treading water in terms of its approach to enforcement should think again. The regulator has issued some swingeing penalties and in the last six months to the end of June, some 10 fines had a...

Read More

FCA, Brexit, Regulation update

The FCA’s business plan – learning from its key messages

Last month, the FCA produced its business plan for 2019-20, setting out key priorities and activities for the year ahead. There were plenty of nuggets to help firms  improve their risk profiles as well as a raft of insight into regulatory strategy.

...

Read More

FCA, Cyber security, Regulation update

Can the FCA take control of cryptoassets?

The FCA is becoming increasingly hands-on when it comes to cryptoasset regulation and one thing is clear, new rules are coming. Risk managers can expect a key update this summer when the regulator will report back on its consultation, which closed on...

Read More

Regulation update, Operational Resilience

Next FCA focus is Operational Resilience

Expect announcements shortly from the FCA on one of the most current and prioritised themes – operational resilience.

In conjunction with the Prudential Regulation Authority and the Bank of England, the Financial Conduct Authority published a...

Read More

Insurance, Regulation update

27% of insurance brokers 'completely unaware' of the Insurance Distribution Directive

The Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD) has arrived and whether they have made sufficient preparations or not, intermediaries should already be compliant.  Firms with in-house compliance departments, typically larger businesses, are likely to be up...

Read More
Load More