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Barclays bosses face second lawsuit over dark pools

by Danielle Levy on Jul 29, 2014 at 12:47

A US investor is suing Barclays alongside its current and former bosses over losses suffered in relation to its dark pool.

Standard Life denies it's in talks to buy London HQ

by Dylan Lobo on Jul 29, 2014 at 14:25

The Edinburgh-based firm has dimissed reports it is looking to buy a London base as the Scottish independence vote looms.   

RLAM's Talbut: 'Don’t sweat the small stuff, it’s the outcome that counts'

by Robert Talbut on Jul 28, 2014 at 12:55

How to navigate the challenges and opportunities being thrown up in the financial services sector.

London gold fix operator appoints committee to oversee spot price

by James Phillipps on Jul 25, 2014 at 15:06

The London Gold Fixing Ltd has set up a new supervisory to oversee the pricing of the precious metal following a series of regulatory probes into price-rigging.

Lloyds hit with £217 million fine over Libor manipulation

by James Phillipps on Jul 28, 2014 at 14:04

Lloyds Banking group has been hit with a combined fine of £217.4 million by the UK and US regulators for its role in the Libor manipulation scandal.

Hedgie’s appeal against £2.7m fine rejected

by Robert St George on Jul 30, 2014 at 12:58

A tribunal has dismissed an appeal by a former hedge fund boss against a £2.7 million fine for deliberately misrepresenting his fund’s value.

Bankers' bonuses to be subject to up to 10 years clawback period

by James Phillipps on Jul 30, 2014 at 10:33

The Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority plan to increase the clawback period for bankers’ bonuses to up to 10 years and extend the deferral of remuneration by a minimum seven years for senior managers.

The FCA issues fresh warning on corporate bond funds

by James Phillipps on Jul 25, 2014 at 14:49

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued a further warning to consumers about the risks of investing in corporate bond funds.

Ex-JP Morgan Cazenove banker loses battle against £450k FCA fine

by Dylan Lobo on Jul 22, 2014 at 10:22

Ian Hannam has lost his two-year battle against a £450,000 fine imposed by the FCA for market abuse.  

FCA writes to Sipps firm chiefs over 'unacceptable' due diligence failings

by Michelle Abrego, Dylan Lobo on Jul 21, 2014 at 10:29

The financial watchdog has found significant failings in Sipp firms' due diligence procedures.  

FCA warns more fines are on their way

by Danielle Levy on Jul 18, 2014 at 10:51

FCA chief Martin Wheatley has warned the banking sector to prepare for further action.

The FCA's independence consultation: how will it affect you?

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 16, 2014 at 14:29

Experts from leading firms discuss what they think will be the outcome of the advice consultation.

Brewin commits to Scotland despite ‘palpable’ uncertainties

by James Phillipps on Jul 16, 2014 at 07:15

Brewin Dolphin has told clients north of the border that it is committed to its Scottish offices despite ‘palpable’ uncertainty around the impact of a potential ‘Yes’ vote in the independence referendum.

A golden age for wealth management? We ask four readers

by Anna Dumas on Jul 10, 2014 at 14:28

At the end of last month KPMG suggested we are entering a golden age as regulatory confusion clears. We ask four wealth managers what they think.

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