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How "final" is a "final and binding" decision from the Financial Ombudsman Service?
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 10 2013

At its most basic, the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) is there to resolve disputes between consumers and financial services providers. If an "eligible


Confederation of British Industry and PricewaterhouseCoopers publish report on the future of the financial services industry
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 28 2010

On the 20th anniversary of the Confederation of British Industry and PricewaterhouseCoopers Financial Services Survey, twenty leading figures from across the financial services industry have given their views in a report entitled "2020 Vision - The Future of Financial Services" (the Report


FCA issues its first public sanction for breaches of the payment services regulations
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 9 2013

On 30 April 2013, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) issued a public censure to Horn Express Ltd (formerly Qaran Express Money Transfer Limited


FCA Chairman outlines areas for change in speech to TheCityUK seminar
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 19 2013

In his first major speech as Chairman of the FCA, John Griffith-Jones told attendees at TheCityUK's London seminar on 13 June how he felt that both


UK: the financial Conduct Authority announces its policy for publishing information about enforcement warning notices
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 18 2013

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published its policy statement on 'Publishing Information about Enforcement Warning Notices'; aimed at


PRA publishes policy statement on its power of direction over qualifying parent undertakings
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 11 2013

On 1 April 2013, the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) published a policy statement on its power of direction over qualifying parent undertakings


HM treasury publishes amended draft regulations for the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 15 2013

On 13 May 2013, HM Treasury published the response to its further consultation on the transposition into UK law of the Alternative Investment Fund


FSA confirms FCA approach to using Temporary Product Intervention Rules
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 27 2013

On 25 March 2013, the UK's Financial Services Authority (FSA) published a Policy Statement which confirms that the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA


Key changes to the UK Takeover Code 30 September 2013
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 6 2013

On 30 September 2013, a number of significant changes to the UK Takeover Code ("Code") will come into effect. Although these changes are not sweeping


FSA publishes guidance on the risks to customers from financial incentives
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 22 2013

Final guidance aimed at stopping financial firms from running incentive schemes that encourage mis-selling was published by the Financial Services