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ASIC and UK regulator sign fintech deal

ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 24 MAR 2016
ASIC and the UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have agreed to support innovative businesses or fintechs entering each other's respective markets. The goal is to reduce regulatory uncertainty for new Australian businesses entering the UK market ...

UK regulator targets conflicts in investment consulting

MARK SMITH  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 NOV 2015
Asset consultants could be in the firing line as the UK's financial regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), sets competition and conflicts of interest within the asset management industry in its sights. The heads of the UK's largest pension ...

NAB fined $40m over British bank failings

DARREN SNYDER  |  THURSDAY, 16 APR 2015
... Kingdom's Financial Ombudsman Service as well as adopting inappropriate complaint policies. The UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) issued the landmark fine and acting director of enforcement and market oversight, Georgina Philippou, said Clydesdale ...

UK pension funds required to warn consumers

STAFF WRITER  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 JAN 2015
The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has written to chief executive officers of pension providers to outline government plans to introduce additional protection for retirees wishing to access their defined contribution pension pot from April this ...

Ratings downgrade to trigger hybrid sell-off

MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 25 SEP 2014
... $20 billion the equity hybrids, including the recent $2.6bn CBA hybrid PERLS VII. The UK's financial services watchdog, the FCA recently banned the issue of CoCos to retail investors while the EU equivalent, the EMA, has flagged it is likely to follow. ...

UK FCA to review social media guidelines

ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 SEP 2014
The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is conducting a review of how wealth groups use social media to promote their products following concerns that more regulatory clarity may be needed. The review which was launched last month and closes in November ...

CBA looks for plaintiffs to assist in remediation process

LAURA MILLAN  |  MONDAY, 25 AUG 2014
... Guthrie as a consultant expert advisor to the panel. Currently she is the executive director of Financial Counselling Australia (FCA) and a member of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's Consumer Consultative Committee (ACCCCCC). Advisory ...

NZICA and ICAA members approve merger plans

MARK SMITH  |  MONDAY, 4 NOV 2013

AXA fined for poor advice in the UK

LAURA MILLAN  |  MONDAY, 16 SEP 2013
The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has imposed AXA a financial penalty for giving poor investment advice to NAB-owned banks in the UK. AXA will have to pay a fine of more than A$3 million to customers of NAB-owned Clydesdale Bank and Yorkshire ...

Macquarie loses court battle with ATO

JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  FRIDAY, 6 SEP 2013
... obtaining the final relief they seek and the proceeding must, in consequence, be summarily dismissed pursuant to s 31A(2) of the FCA Act." This judgment will strengthen the government's attempt to toughen its stance on abuses of the OBU tax regime. In ...