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UK regulator increases support for new starters

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 29 SEP 2017
... Conduct Authority will establish a hub to assist new entrants to the industry. Speaking at an investment conference in Europe, FCA executive director of supervision - investment, wholesale and specialists Megan Butler said a lot of red tape protects ...

UK asset consultants face competition scrutiny

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 18 SEP 2017
... consultants have been referred to a consumer protection and anti-competition watchdog to further investigate the industry. The FCA announced it made a final decision to formally refer its concerns to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). There ...

Broaden ASIC banning powers: Report

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 7 SEP 2017
... capacity, the taskforce said. The taskforce used similar examples overseas whereby in the UK the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) can exercise its power to prohibit an individual who is not fit and proper in carrying out their duties. In March 2016 ...

Hollywood star supports FCA complaints campaign

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 AUG 2017
The UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has enlisted the help of a Hollywood superstar to alert consumers affected by the decade-long payment protection insurance (PPI) scandal to make a formal complaint as soon as possible. A campaign featuring ...

Asset managers still charging more for less

ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 30 JUN 2017
... November 2016, the UK Financial Conduct Authority reiterated its stance that profits aren't reflecting average performance. The FCA received 153 written submissions and consulted with nearly 200 stakeholders since the original report's release, but remained ...

Schroders managers join Bennelong UK business

ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 2 JUN 2017
... working to build a strong distribution, marketing, compliance and operational platform, which is now in place and awaiting FCA authorisation, and which provides a strong foundation for BennBridge's future growth." Marriage added: "We are pleased to be ...

CBA backs financial counselling

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 MAY 2017
... customers in crisis; supporting gender equality; promoting financial wellbeing and education; and publicly advocating for change. FCA is a federated body and the peak body for Australian financial counsellors, comprising members of each state and territory ...

Asset manager profits under pressure

ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 6 FEB 2017
... being too heavily reduced in the next few years, he said profitability was clearly under pressure. His comments follow the FCA's interim Asset Management Market Study report, which found that, at least in the UK, there was weak price competition between ...

FOS and CIO should merge: report

ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 1 DEC 2016
... better off as a single entity, according to a new Financial Counselling Australia report. The report, based on a survey of FCA members, found that 75% of financial counsellors were in support of a FOS and CIO merger so as to "reduce confusion for consumers" ...

BTIM creates new group executive role

MARK SMITH  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 SEP 2016
... in their respective roles at the start of BTIM's new financial year on 3 October 2016. Lambden's appointment is subject to FCA regulatory approval in the UK.