The FSA's Consultation paper 09/16 was published in June 2009 and the period for consultation responses closes on 5 September 2009.The Paper is entitled 'A Specialist Sourcebook for Building Societies: Enhanced supervisory guidance on financial and credit risk management'. The paper proposes to take measures to strengthen the sector, to reduce its future vulnerability to difficult market conditions and to ensure that building societies are appropriately equipped to play a central role in UK retail financial services in the years ahead.

FSA: New FAQs webpage published by UK Listing Authority Equity Markets Group

On 4 June 2009, the FSA published a new page of frequently asked questions (FAQs) on the Equity Capital Markets Group section of the UKLA website.