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ZPG Meets Dot Zinc Acquisition Conditions After Getting FCA Approval - Interactive Investor

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 16:22

ZPG Meets Dot Zinc Acquisition Conditions After Getting FCA Approval
Interactive Investor
LONDON (Alliance News) - Property company ZPG PLC on Friday said it has received approval from the UK Financial Conduct Authority for its acquisition of Money.co.uk owner Dot Zinc Ltd. ZPG, which owns Zoopla and uSwitch, announced on Thursday ...

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ZPG snaps up comparison website money.co.uk - The Negotiator - The Negotiator

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 07:01

The Negotiator

ZPG snaps up comparison website money.co.uk - The Negotiator
The Negotiator
Zoopla parent company pays £80m for one of UK's most successful consumer-facing financial services companies. Nigel Lewis. 8th September 2017 0 107 ...

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FCA must backtrack over Saudi oil giant Aramco - The Guardian

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 23:01

The Guardian

FCA must backtrack over Saudi oil giant Aramco
The Guardian
But if Bailey wants to keep this better image for the FCA he will have to find a way to abandon the proposal to rewrite the listing rules to make it easier for Saudi Arabia's state-owned oil company, Aramco, to float in London. The investment community ...
One dodgy meeting Theresa May had in April is now threatening to ruin her entire careerThe Canary

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New FCA plans for SMCR may add to costs - Director of Finance

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 11:41

Director of Finance

New FCA plans for SMCR may add to costs
Director of Finance
The FCA has finally released its long-awaited consultation paper[1] (CP) on its planned extension to the senior managers and certification regime (SMCR) to the vast majority of those firms regulated by it. ... Senior management, including chief ...

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FX: FCA's regulatory sandbox draws praise as second cohort begins - Euromoney magazine

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 11:33

Euromoney magazine

FX: FCA's regulatory sandbox draws praise as second cohort begins
Euromoney magazine
The FCA failed to respond to Euromoney's requests for information on how many of the participants have applied for full regulatory approval for the services and products tested within the sandbox. However, feedback from companies going though testing ...

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Assetz Capital secures full FCA authorisation - Bridging & Commerical

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 08:41

Bridging & Commerical

Assetz Capital secures full FCA authorisation
Bridging & Commerical
“We are pleased to have been granted full authorisation by the FCA in the last few days, and as a result we will shortly be revealing plans for our highly anticipated IFIsa as the next step of our mission to deliver secured peer-to-peer loans to all ...

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Investigation: Three advice firms, a biofuels scheme, and a multi-million pound FSCS bill - Money Marketing

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 07:04

Money Marketing

Investigation: Three advice firms, a biofuels scheme, and a multi-million pound FSCS bill
Money Marketing
The three advice firms, Bank House Investment Management, Henderson Carter Associates and Financial Page, have all been told by the FCA not to conduct any pension transfers or switches into Sipps, or to facilitate any investments into non-standard ...

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MPs demand City watchdog publish leaked RBS report - Sky News

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 06:28

City A.M.

MPs demand City watchdog publish leaked RBS report
Sky News
The FCA now has no control over the timing or content of further public disclosures from it." She added: "The balance has tipped firmly in favour of full publication. I have written to Mr Bailey to urge him to secure the approval of RBS to do so ...
Nicky Morgan demands full FCA report into RBS after leakCity A.M.
Nicky Morgan demands FCA publish leaked RBS reportFinancial Reporter
Watchdog orders Royal Bank of Scotland leak inquiryFinancial Times
Telegraph.co.uk
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Property lender Invest & Fund gains FCA approval - P2P Finance News

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 23:18

P2P Finance News

Property lender Invest & Fund gains FCA approval
P2P Finance News
INVEST & Fund has announced that it has gained full authorisation from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The peer-to-peer property finance platform said on Thursday that it had achieved “a key milestone” by receiving the City watchdog's approval.

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Assetz Capital to launch IFISA following FCA authorisation - Financial Reporter

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 07:31

Financial Reporter

Assetz Capital to launch IFISA following FCA authorisation
Financial Reporter
Peer-to-peer platform Assetz Capital has received full authorisation from the FCA. Following its successful FCA application, Assetz Capital says it is now in the final stages of completing its work on its Innovative Finance ISA, which will be ready for ...

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Assetz Capital secures full FCA authorisation - Bridging & Commerical

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 16:24

Bridging & Commerical

Assetz Capital secures full FCA authorisation
Bridging & Commerical
“We are pleased to have been granted full authorisation by the FCA in the last few days, and as a result we will shortly be revealing plans for our highly anticipated IFIsa as the next step of our mission to deliver secured peer-to-peer loans to all ...

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Assetz Capital receives full FCA authorisation - Mortgage Introducer

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 12:31

Mortgage Introducer

Assetz Capital receives full FCA authorisation
Mortgage Introducer
Assetz Capital's secured loan model, which has earned investors in excess of £26 million in its first four years, was approved by the FCA following a detailed assessment. The company plans to continue with its existing investments, including its Access ...
Assetz Capital gains full FCA authorisationP2P Finance News

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How to send money abroad for free - Telegraph.co.uk

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 09:00

Telegraph.co.uk

How to send money abroad for free
Telegraph.co.uk
Be sure to check that the foreign exchange broker or transfer service of choice is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Authorised firms are required to keep client funds separate from the business' own funds. And so, if the company's ...

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Boat gets FCA approval for MiFID reporting service - Finextra - Finextra

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 13:06

Boat gets FCA approval for MiFID reporting service - Finextra
Finextra
Regulatory approval has been granted by UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) enabling the trade reporting service TRADEcho to enter the final phases o...

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The FCA's review of the consumer credit industry 2017 - GrowthBusiness.co.uk

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 11:20

GrowthBusiness.co.uk

The FCA's review of the consumer credit industry 2017
GrowthBusiness.co.uk
For those brokers or lenders offering short term and high cost credit products, they are required to go through a strict application process to become FCA authorised – which has caused hundreds of unfit companies to leave the industry. For lenders, the ...

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Opinion: Nick Garner on unrated insurers and customer choice in motor - Insurance Age

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 08:19

Insurance Age

Opinion: Nick Garner on unrated insurers and customer choice in motor
Insurance Age
In the UK, the FCA's triple lock regulatory regime means UK-domiciled insurers, including unrated ones, already give customers a high level of protection. UK-based insurers are FCA and Prudential Regulation Authority authorised and regulated, which ...

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Advisers critical of plans to remove them from FCA register - www.professionaladviser.com

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 12:07

www.professionaladviser.com

Advisers critical of plans to remove them from FCA register
www.professionaladviser.com
"We tell clients to check the FCA register to ensure their 'adviser' is properly authorised and regulated by the FCA to help them avoid scammers and now they will not be able to do that," he said. "It is not about making firms responsible for their ...

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Exclusive: Europcar in new scandal as firm is accused of operating illegally without a licence for two years - Telegraph.co.uk

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 20:01

Telegraph.co.uk

Exclusive: Europcar in new scandal as firm is accused of operating illegally without a licence for two years
Telegraph.co.uk
One of Europe's biggest hire car firms, Europcar, is accused of operating illegally in the UK for two years in a fresh scandal which could prompt a flood of compensation claims from customers. The firm is accused of selling long-term rental agreements ...

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FCA confirms number of advisers will fall off register - www.professionaladviser.com

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 11:31

www.professionaladviser.com

FCA confirms number of advisers will fall off register
www.professionaladviser.com
In response to a freedom of information request submitted by Professional Adviser, the FCA confirmed all CF30 certified workers, which includes all financial advisers, will no longer be "approved" under its proposals. This means they will no longer ...

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FCA grants APA approval to Abide Financial - FX Week (subscription)

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 11:15

FX Week (subscription)

FCA grants APA approval to Abide Financial
FX Week (subscription)
Post-trade services provider Abide Financial has received approval from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as an approved publication arrangement (APA), with effect from January 3, 2018. The authorisation allows Nex Regulatory Reporting, a multi ...

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