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FOS: for free or not for free?

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 27 2014

Should consumers pay a fee to bring a complaint to FOS? FOS handled 2.3m initial enquiries and complaints from consumers in 20132014. Around one in

Are long stops still a long shot?

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 25 2014

The long-running debate surrounding long stop time bars rumbles on, with articles appearing in the financial press this week which raise some

Osborne keeps up the pressure on the FCA and PRA with enforcement review

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 20 2014

A month after bringing the Regulator's Code into force as statutory guidance, George Osborne has announced that the Treasury will undertake a major

Government tries to tame the regulators

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 30 2014

The new Regulators' Code, first published by the aptly named Better Regulation Delivery Office in July 2013, came into statutory force on April 6. It

Deal or no deal: FOS recommends taking legal advice following Clark v In Focus

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 13 2014

Reacting to the decision in Clark v In Focus, FOS has updated its technical notes to help guide complainants who might have previously sought to top

The FCA’s thematic review into broker conflicts

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 12 2013

Over the last few weeks we have conducted client seminars, workshops and one-to-ones on the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA’s) forthcoming thematic

FCA update on its status disclosure rules

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 14 2013

On 1 May 2013, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published a press release to clarify the 12 month transitional period for authorised firms to

Tough times, tough talk, tough regulator

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 4 2012

At the FSA’s final Enforcement Conference on Monday, Tracy McDermott, the acting director of the FSA’s Enforcement and Financial Crime Division, issued a scathing attack on the financial services industry and gave an indication as to the interventionist future planned for the FSA’s successor, the FCA

Cable may tie down Goodwin, despite his eluding the FSA’s net; Turner and Sants call for smaller holes

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 26 2012

In response to the October 2008 failure of RBS, news reports suggest that Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, may apply for an order to disqualify Fred Goodwin from being able to hold any future directorship of a UK company

Not so credible deterrence

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 26 2012

The FSA’s Enforcement Guide states that taking action against individuals sends an important message about the FSA’s regulatory objectives and priorities and the FSA considers that such cases have important deterrent values