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Financial Conduct Authority Appoints Charles Randell as New Chair

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HM Treasury appointed Charles Randell CBE as the new Chair of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The appointment commences on April 1st and is for a 5 year term. Randell is currently an external member of the Prudential Regulation Committee of the Bank of England and… Read More

FCA Chairman John Griffith-Jones Confirms Departure in 2018

John Griffith Jones

The Chairman of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) John Griffith-Jones has confirmed his intent to depart both agencies at the end of his term in March 2018.  Griffith-Jones was appointed as the first FCA Chair in 2013, He became Chair… Read More

What’s the Plan? Financial Conduct Authority Publishes 2016-2017 Business Plan

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), UK’s securities regulator, has published its business plan for the coming year. The FCA is in a period of transition as interim CEO Tracey McDermott, will be transitioning out as her replacement Andrew Bailey takes the helm of the agency… Read More

Crowdfunding Risks And Regs: FCA Chair And Acting CEO Tracey McDermott Speaks Before Treasury Select Committee

Tracey McDermott

Last week, Financial Conduct Authority Chair and acting CEO Tracey McDermott visited Parliament last week, and spoke before the Treasury Select Committee on topics including alternative financing sources. She addressed questions of risk for investors in crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending, as well as the role of regulation…. Read More

FCA Appoints Christopher Woolard to its Board

Christopher Woolard on BBC

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced the appointment of Christopher Woolard to its Board.  Woolard is currently the Director of Strategy and Competition at the regulatory entity.  Woolard has been a member of the FCA executive committee since the FCA was created from the… Read More

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