31 July 2015
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has appointed a new director of supervision to replace Tracey McDermott, who will step up to acting CEO in September.
30 June 2015
Sir Hector Sants, former head of the Financial Services Authority (FSA), has been appointed new chairman of Julius Baer.
01 June 2015
Tilney Bestinvest has strengthened its board with the appointment of former Financial Services Authority chief John Tiner and Betfair CEO Breon Corcoran as non-execs.
26 May 2015
The Financial Conduct Authority's(FCA) income from fines it imposes on financial services companies is set to dip on last year's total, despite record penalties for Barclays and Deutsche Bank in recent months.
02 March 2015
Arch cru investors have been told they must continue to wait to get back what value there is left in the failed fund range, as the liquidation process looks set to drag on beyond this year.
28 January 2015
Angry investors are planning legal action against the regulator in a bid to claw back losses they claim its predecessor caused when it branded their traded life settlement investments "toxic".
21 January 2015
Advisers are being exposed to accusations of negligent advice by the regulator because comparing charges for the most common outsourced investment options - multi-manager (MM) and discretionary fund managers (DFMs) - is "impossible", according to a new report.
18 December 2014
Arch Financial Products and its chief executive Robin Farrell have lost a multi-million pound case against them at the High Court today, related to their management of the failed Arch cru fund range.
15 July 2014
When the FSA first announced its RDR in June 2006, its aim was simple: to ensure consumers knew exactly what they were paying for their funds, platforms, and advice.
19 June 2014
Former Financial Services Authority director Sheila Nicoll has joined Schroders as head of public policy.
17 February 2014
How corrupt is our industry? I use the word ‘corrupt’ because this is surely the only inference that someone outside of the sector could take, from the inducement and bribery rules within financial services.
31 January 2014
Not all products offering limited liquidity should be tarred with the same brush.
28 November 2013
Treasury Select Committee (TSC) chairman Andrew Tyrie has called on the industry to help parliament hold the financial services regulator to account to avoid "excessive regulation" that could "create the stability of the graveyard".
13 November 2013
Barclays’ head of compliance Sir Hector Sants will not be returning to the banking group after taking three months’ leave in October due to stress.
06 September 2013
Sheila Nicoll, former FSA director of conduct policy, has joined Ernst & Young's asset management practice as a senior adviser.
The writing is on the wall for the fund factsheet (and it’s about time), writes Jeremy Mugridge. Here he explains how smarter communication will boost advice engagement.
Frontier market investors are weighing up the best ways to benefit from the opening up of the Iranian market, as a deal is reached to end 36 years of global sanctions against the country.
In our podcast for July, Anna Fedorova speaks to Square Mile's Richard Romer-Lee about the growing challenge the Investment Association faces with regards to existing and new sector classifications.
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