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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published new proposals on climate-related disclosure rules for listed companies and certain regulated firms. The proposals follow the introduction of climate-related disclosure rules for the most prominent listed commercial companies in December 2020 which

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The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is seeking a £15 million fine against Big Four audit firm KPMG after a draft tribunal report highlighted misconduct in its sale of Silentnight to private equity firm HIG. The accountancy regulator is also pursuing a fine of at least £500,000 against

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New research published by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has estimated that 2.3 million adults now hold cryptoassets, marking an increase from the 1.9 million recorded last year. The research also revealed that 78% of adults have now heard of cryptoassets, up from 73% in a year.

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is extending the end date of the Temporary Registrations Regime (TRR) for existing cryptoasset businesses from 9 July 2021 to 31 March 2022. The TRR was established last year to allow existing cryptoasset firms, which applied for registration before 16 December

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has implemented a package of remedies to prevent insurance companies from issuing loyalty penalties to customers.  The move is an attempt to improve competition and ensure renewal quotes for home and motor insurance consumers are not more expensiv

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The number of fines issued to auditors by the accountancy watchdog has almost tripled in the last year as the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) seeks to stamp out poor practices ahead of a government consultation on reforming the scandal-hit industry. The FRC distributed £25 million in fines i

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The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has published research revealing that workforce engagement lies at the heart of good corporate governance. The research, by Royal Holloway at the University of London and the Involvement and Participation Association found that many FTSE 350 annual reports appea

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced proposals to stop the practice of ‘claims management phoenixing’, by banning Claims Management Companies (CMCs) from managing Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) claims where they have a relevant connection to the claim. Claim

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today set out plans for a new Consumer Duty, which will set a higher level of consumer protection in retail financial markets for firms to adhere to. Firms are already bound by FCA rules and principles to treat customers fairly and many firms are delivering

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Companies are better aligning their board remuneration policy and practices with long-term shareholder interests according to new research conducted by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) and The University of Portsmouth. This research assessed a sample of FTSE 350 companies to determine the exten

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