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UK bans crypto exchange Binance

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 28 JUN 2021
The UK Financial Conduct Authority has banned well-known and popular crypto exchange Binance from operating in its jurisdiction. Binance, which is Cayman Islands domiciled, claims to be the biggest Bitcoin exchange and alt-coin cryptocurrency exchange ...

Fidelity enters UK advice market

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 19 JAN 2021
... progress is being made in the region to increase access to advice, more needs to be done. "The UK Financial Conduct Authority noted the progress made in closing the UK's advice gap in recent years, however, has stressed there is still significant work ...

QBE takes final hit in FCA test case

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 18 JAN 2021
... policy wording issues, losing its appeal bid in the High Court. The test case was launched by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to resolve legal issues concerning the interpretation of common business interruption policy wordings, in relation ...

NAB names RBS alumnus as chief operating officer

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 DEC 2020
... Pacific. He was formerly the deputy chair of the Australian Banking Association, deputy chair of the UK Financial Conduct Authority practitioner panel and a director of Visa Europe. Matheson said he is very pleased to be returning to Australia and join ...

Pensioners lose decades of savings in 24 hours

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 14 NOV 2019
... victims lost in 2018 amounts to 22 years of savings. As part of a campaign called ScamSmart, the UK Financial Conduct Authority and The Pensions Regulator have revealed £82,000 (AU$154,202) is the average amount victims of pension scams lost in 2018. ...

YouTube fundie ousted, flagship fund to be wound up

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 OCT 2019
... remain suspended until December. Link said in a statement that it has been in discussions with the UK Financial Conduct Authority in relation to the decision and the decision has been subject to due diligence required by the fund's depository Northern ...

BEAR should be expanded, ASIC included: Shipton

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 23 NOV 2018
... the BEAR should be expanded to also encompass all ASIC regulated entities, Orr referred to the UK Financial Conduct Authority's similar Senior Managers Regime which FCA staff are also required to adhere to. When questioned whether ASIC would intend to ...

UK asset consultants face competition scrutiny

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 18 SEP 2017
In an industry first, the UK Financial Conduct Authority's concerns about anti-competitive practices of investment consultants have been referred to a consumer protection and anti-competition watchdog to further investigate the industry. The FCA announced ...

Asset managers still charging more for less

ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 30 JUN 2017
Following its interim report on the asset management industry released in 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 ...

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 ...
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