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The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has appointed Simon Dingemans and Sir Jon Thompson as its new chairperson and chief executive respectively. Simon Dingemans replaces Sir Win Bischoff, who steps down after six years in the post. Sir Jon Thompson succeeds Stephen Haddrill who held the role of chi

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a series of potential remedies to tackle concerns about general insurance pricing. In an interim report of its market study into the pricing of home and motor insurance, the FCA found that competition is not working well for all consumers in these

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined The Prudential Assurance Company Limited (Prudential) £23,875,000 for failures related to non-advised sales of annuities. Between July 2008 and September 2017, Prudential’s non-advised annuity business focused on selling annuities directly

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The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has strengthened its Going Concern audit standard. The FRC revised its Going Concern standard in response to recent enforcement cases and well-publicised corporate failures where the auditor’s report failed to highlight concerns about the prospects of enti

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has confirmed new rules which apply to certain types of open-ended fund investing in inherently illiquid assets such as property. The new rules apply to these funds, known as non-UCITS retail schemes (NURSs), but will not apply to other types of fund, such as UC

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Chartered Accountancy firm Wylie & Bisset has welcomed the Debt Arrangement Scheme reforms, which it says will improve accessibility and streamline bureaucracy. A formal Scottish debt solution allowing individuals struggling with debt to repay it back over a longer period, the Debt Arrangem

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The independent investigation into the approach to, implementation and oversight of the Connaught Income Fund is now up and running and is inviting affected individuals to get in touch. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) board committed to a review into the Connaught Fund in 2016,

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has updated and published draft directions under its Temporary Transitional Power (TTP). The TTP gives the FCA flexibility in applying post-Brexit requirements, allowing firms to transition to a new UK regulatory framework.

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Transparency reporting by accountancy firms performing audits is currently ineffective, with a lack of awareness amongst investors and audit committee chairs that the reports even exist and many being used as a marketing exercise, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has said.

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