FCA

Regulatory Wrap Episode #20: Analyzing FCA’s Market Watch 76, Key Insights On Compliance Trends

In Regulatory Wrap for the week to February 23, Rob Mason breaks down the FCA's Market Watch 76, which covers "flying" and "printing" as continuing risks in the industry.

Regulatory Wrap Episode #19: Examining Market Watch 77’s Fight Against Organized Crime

In Regulatory Wrap for the week to February 16, Jennie Clarke reports on the FCA’s recent investigation involving money laundering and insider dealing found to be connected to organized crime groups.

Regulatory Wrap Episode 18: Market Watch 76 – Decoding Market Dynamics and the FCA’s Evolution

In Regulatory Wrap for the week to February 9, 2024, we share insight into the FCA's recently published Market Watch 76 report, and how concerns around potential market abuse and 'flying and printing' that were first raised back in 2015 are still causing regulatory rumblings today.

Regulatory Wrap Episode 17: Regulatory Priorities, 2024 Major Trends, and a New Focus for the FCA

In Regulatory Wrap for the week to January 26, 2024, we explore how 2024 could see heavy regulatory focus on non-financial misconduct, and how the FCA is leading the charge when it comes to policing proper conduct.

Article

The complete guide to CONC (Consumer Credit Sourcebook)

The FCA's Consumer Credit Sourcebook (CONC) is a valuable tool for firms engaging in debt advice with customers.

Letter of intent – FCA requests non-financial misconduct data from insurance firms

The FCA has continued its focus on non-financial misconduct by issuing a letter to insurers and insurance agents requesting information on NFM incidents at firms – including the outcomes of these incidents.

Exclusive: A fireside chat with Jamie Bell, Head of Secondary Market Oversight at the FCA

On February 7, 2024 we were joined by Jamie Bell, Head of Secondary Market Oversight, FCA, to discuss conduct, culture, and compliance challenges – from non-financial misconduct to AI and crypto.

Cryptic crypto – FINRA says crypto marketing needs clearing up

After a two-year review, FINRA has found that 70% of broker dealers’ crypto marketing communications violate rules requiring they be “fair and balanced”.

ECB’s cyber resilience stress tests are on the horizon for 2024

Amidst a series of regulatory conversations spotlighting security, stability, and resilience, the ECB has announced a stress test aimed to assess how financial firms respond when faced with a simulated cyberattack.

Compliant communications Q&A: 4 ways to combat common challenges

Compliant communication – what makes it so difficult to control? Financial experts unpack the challenges that coincide with communications, especially when contending with new channels and rigorous regulatory enforcement, and answer pressing questions on how best to navigate them.

Regulatory Wrap Episode 15: Global Relay Data Insights Report, LinkedIn’s Compliance Risks Unveiled

In Regulatory Wrap for the week to December 8, 2023, Jennie Clarke looks into why LinkedIn could cause the next compliant comms crisis