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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a new strategy aimed at giving consumers the confidence to invest, supported by a high-quality, affordable advice market, which should lead to fewer people being scammed or persuaded to invest in products too risky for their needs. The consumer inv

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published draft guidance on a new power that allows it to move faster to remove regulatory permissions that are no longer being used by financial services firms. Incorrect or outdated permissions on the Financial Services (FS) Register can mislead consumers

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The Strathclyde Pension Fund has been approved as a signatory to the Financial Reporting Council’s UK Stewardship Code. The UK Stewardship Code is renowned globally as a best-practice benchmark in investment stewardship, and comprises a list of principles for asset managers, owners and service

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The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is preparing to tighten the governance code for Britain’s biggest audit firms in a move that will increase pressure on EY to split the roles held by its UK leader. Scottish Financial News reported yesterday that the FRC announced a consultation on pro

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The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has today announced a consultation on proposals to update and strengthen significantly the Audit Firm Governance Code in support of the FRC’s objectives to promote high-quality audit and audit market resilience. The code applies to the Big Four and to othe

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The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has announced sanctions against Big Four accountancy firm EY and audit engagement partner Mark Harvey in relation to the statutory audit of the consolidated financial statements of bus company Stagecoach Group plc. The sanctions concern the audit conducted by th

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Insurance firms may not be ready to implement new product governance rules there to ensure insurance provides fair value, according to a review published today by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). As part of the FCA’s ongoing work to ensure consumers receive fair value, the review looked

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The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has fined KPMG £13 million for its audits of Silentnight from August 2010 to April 2011. The accountancy regulator has announced sanctions against the Big Four firm and David Costley-Wood, formerly a partner and head of KPMG Manchester Restructuring.

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The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has today published its third Annual Enforcement Review revealing that its Enforcement Division has grown by 44% in the last year.  The increase in the size of the division has helped the watchdog to enable the swifter resolution of cases, while the number

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is proposing changes to its decision-making process which will enable it to make faster and more effective decisions. The proposed changes will help the FCA improve how it tackles firms and individuals who do not meet the required standards.

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