27 March 2015
Leading investment firms have told US regulators that the departure of Bill Gross from PIMCO was a “stress test” that the industry has passed.
27 March 2015
The Treasury Select Committee (TSC) has said the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) must do more to show it has learned the lessons of its bungled leak of plans to review the life insurance sector.
26 March 2015
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is seeking feedback on a possible ban on rebates from discretionary fund managers to clients as it develops its response to forthcoming MiFID II legislation.
24 March 2015
A former independent financial adviser who set up a "no-risk gambling" Ponzi scheme has pleaded guilty to five counts of fraud.
23 March 2015
The regulator has encouraged people to seek independent financial advice if approached about investing their pension, as it warned of a rise in potential scams ahead of April's pensions freedoms.
20 March 2015
Two ex-directors of failed adviser TailorMade Independent (TMI) - the main distributor of £400m troubled unregulated property scheme Harlequin - have been banned and fined by the regulator for not assessing the suitability of clients' investments made through self-invested personal pensions (SIPPs).
18 March 2015
The government expects to collect an extra £3.1bn from those found to have avoided or evaded tax payments - and those professionals who help them - Chancellor George Osborne said in his Budget speech today.
18 March 2015
A Bank of England official has said asset managers, insurers and clearing houses in UK should be subject to the same stress tests faced by banks.
17 March 2015
HSBC is closing accounts on Jersey belonging to customers living in the UK amid checks on their identity and addresses.
16 March 2015
A law firm has called into question the effectiveness of the regulator's investigations tool, which, paid for by the firms probed, led to enforcement action in only 2% of cases last year.
13 March 2015
The chief executive of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) has described the lifetime ban handed to former BlackRock executive Jonathan Burrows as ‘draconian’.
11 March 2015
Forthcoming pensions freedoms represent "something akin to a Y2K moment" for providers, Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) chief executive Martin Wheatley has said.
11 March 2015
An industry initiative managed by the Tax Incentivised Savings Association (TISA) has called on the regulator to agree on a ‘common sense’ standard for the delivery of guidance to consumers.
10 March 2015
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is to investigate the activities of the former operators of the Connaught Income Series 1 fund, Capita Financial Managers and Blue Gate Capital.
09 March 2015
The government is to force tax avoidance schemes to reveal they are being monitored by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) as part of its wider clamp down on tax crime.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has clarified what it deems the right and wrong use of social media for financial promotions - and takes a particularly strict stance on Twitter retweets.
Financial services has witnessed a number of famous apologies over the years linked to fraud, rogue trading, and even train fare dodging. Investment Week remembers the most notable, and the ones which never were.
Investment Management Association (IMA) chief executive Daniel Godfrey says we should "interrogate quite hard" the assertion that the price of fund management has dropped elsewhere in the world, but not in the UK.
Corinna Arnold, managing director at RWC, says despite Shinzo Abe's numerous attempts to kick-start Japan's ailing economy in 2014, progress is likely to be patchy at best
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