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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

Andrew Bailey Appointed Chief Executive of Financial Conduct Authority

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HM Treasury has selected Andrew Bailey as the new Chief Executive of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).  Bailey replaces interim CEO Tracey McDermott who publicly revealed her decision not to seek a permanent assignment at the FCA in early January.  McDermott took over the helm… Read More

Vacancy at the FCA: Acting CEO Tracey McDermott Decides Not to Seek Permanent Appointment

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has released a statement that acting Chief Executive Tracey McDermott withdrew from the process to become permanent leader of the agency in December. McDermott will continue in her position until Treasury appoints a replacement. The former FCA CEO Martin Wheatley… Read More

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

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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

The Unloved Model of the Regulatory Pendulum

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Last week Tracey McDermott, Acting Chief Executive at the Financial Conduct Authority, delivered a speech addressing a pressing issue in the world of financial regulation.  It was driven upon the fact that most policy makers create new rules following periods of crisis. This is soon followed… Read More

FCA Publishes Guidance on Social Media Usage for Financial Promotion

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has revealed its guidance on promoting financial offerings via social media.  Social Media, such as Twitter, Facebook and an increasing number of other networks, have grown dramatically in recent years representing a shift in how individuals, and businesses, communicate. Acknowledging… Read More

FCA Bans Former Blackrock Employee for Skipping Train Fares

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The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a release stating that former Blackrock employee Jonathan Paul Burrows has been banned “from performing any function in relation to any regulated activities for not being fit and proper”. Tracey McDermott the FCA’s Director of Enforcement and… Read More

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