The FCA has proposed a 4.7% hike in fees for advisers and brokers as part of its 2017/18 business plan.
Morningstar has hit back at the FCA over its market study critique of fund ratings agencies.
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) is raising its investment intermediary levy for the 2017/18 year by £4m in spite of an overall budget cut.
The types of firm that can approach the FCA for help developing new robo-advice products has been expanded.
The FCA has banned two Alternative Investment Market (AIM) financial controllers for market abuse.
Sixteen UK firms agreed to stop any activities related to pension transfers in the 12 months to January 2017, the FCA has revealed.
New rules to force wealth managers to tape telephone calls with clients will not apply to smaller advisory firms, the FCA revealed on Friday.
A former investment banker has been fined more than £37,000 by the FCA after he admitted trying to impress friends by revealing confidential client details in Whatsapp chats.
Financial product providers should shoulder a greater share of the burden of paying for the Financial Services Consumer Scheme (FSCS), according to Aegon.
Asset managers have fired a major shot in their battle to win over sceptical politicians, regulators and clients with the launch of a public consultation on a new costs and charges disclosure scheme.
Remuneration packages will remain a contentious topic in boardrooms around the UK, according to a report from BMO Global Asset Management.
The European Commission (EC) is considering new passporting regimes to ensure a level playing field for financial technology companies.
The FCA’s Asset Management Market Survey is akin to a “hangover” for fund groups who will “have to bear the sharp end” of the pressures on fees, according to Nucleus CEO David Ferguson.
Investors should ‘be wary’ fund managers do not take on riskier stocks after the Investment Association (IA) loosened the yield requirements for funds in the UK Equity Income sector.
Claims made by campaigner Gina Miller that the active management industry is ‘anti-competitive’ have been dismissed by a top portfolio manager as both ‘naïve’ and ‘dangerous’.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has launched a consultation paper to tackle the inherent bias it has identified at initial public offerings (IPOs) in the UK equity market.
The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) has formed an alliance with two other chartered professional bodies to raise standards of and improve levels of trust in financial services.
Most financial service executives believe there is potential for a further financial crash despite the actions of regulators to introduce safeguards, according to the latest Duff and Phelps survey.
The Association of Investment Companies (AIC) has urged the FCA to improve competition and tackle a ‘market failure’ in the asset management industry.
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