The Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) study of the investment platform market will place the industry's key relationships under the competition spotlight, writes Melanie Martin, associate in the EU, competition and regulatory practice of Maclay Murray & Spens LLP.
Though it is not an investigation into any one firm or even suspected wrongdoing, it represents a major regulatory risk for financial services firms and advisers caught unaware by the nature of the probe....
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Early this summer, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is due to publish a revised version of the UK Corporate Governance Code, which is expected to include new guidance affecting the composition of boards and shareholder voting practices.
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