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FCA final rules challenge financial promotions of high-risk investments

United Kingdom - August 4 2022 On 1 August 2022, in a bid to tackle misleading adverts that encourage investment in high-risk products, the FCA published stronger rules relating to…

Aidan Campbell, Yasmin Johal, Sam Robinson, Ash Saluja

New FCA rules to open up marketing LTAFs to more investors

United Kingdom - August 3 2022 The FCA has published a consultation paper (CP22/14) on broadening access to the long-term asset fund ("LTAF") regime by retail investors and defined…

Aidan Campbell, Karagh Gilliatt, Laura Houet

Consumer Credit Act to be reformed

European Union, United Kingdom - June 17 2022 The Government has announced that it is committing to reform the Consumer Credit Act 1974 ("CCA"), which regulates lending, including credit cards…

Julie Devlin, James Dickie, Faye Ellis, Bill McCaffrey

Lenders told to support consumers struggling with the cost of living

United Kingdom - June 17 2022 The FCA has sought to address the impact of the rising cost of living on consumers by writing to Chief Executives of over 3,500 lenders reminding…

Julie Devlin, James Dickie, Faye Ellis, Bill McCaffrey

New SMCR for FMIs proposed by HM Treasury

United Kingdom - July 26 2021 HM Treasury is proposing to introduce a Senior Managers and Certification Regime ("SM&CR") for financial Market Infrastructures ("FMIs") to encourage…

Susann Altkemper, Alison McHaffie, Sam Robinson, Ash Saluja