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    1. December 26, 2014

      Concern UK payday lenders will offer risky credit to survive

      Tough new rules threaten to extinguish nearly all of Britain’s payday lenders at the start of next year, but concern is...

    2. December 23, 2014

      Think-tanks propose EU opt-out for London-based fund managers

      Two think-tanks are proposing that fund managers in London who do business outside the EU should be able to negotiate an...

    3. December 22, 2014

      UK regulator to police seven more benchmarks

      The UK markets regulator is to formally police seven UK-based benchmarks in the wake of the scandal over attempted...

    4. December 22, 2014

      Senior City workers expect bonuses to rise by a fifth

      Bankers, traders and City executives expect 2014 bonuses to grow by a fifth, despite political and public pressure to curb...

    5. December 19, 2014

      Exit charges exist so that offices can recoup outstanding costs

      Sir, With reference to Neil Collins’ article “FCA leak has taken the heat off hugely profitable exit fees” (On London,...

    6. December 19, 2014

      Why there can be no room for fare-dodgers

      News flash: the City of London is safe from fare-dodgers. This week the UK financial watchdog imposed a lifetime industry...

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      December 19, 2014

      "Alphaville Person of Interest 2014" -- you decide!

      With Tim Cook out of the way, we can get on with the main award this holiday season. Introducing the inaugural… We’re...

    8. December 18, 2014

      UK Treasury to shake up regulatory fines

      Regulators should be more “constructive” in their dialogue with companies during investigations and involve more senior...

    9. December 18, 2014

      UK debt management company Harrington Brooks to pay compensation

      One of the UK’s biggest debt management companies is to compensate 4,500 customers after the City watchdog made its first...

    10. December 17, 2014

      EU toughens up research fee rules

      EU regulators on Wednesday agreed tougher rules on the way broker research is paid for, in an attempt to tackle conflicts of...

    11. December 16, 2014

      FCA chief says regulator ‘went too far’ with aggressive tone

      The UK regulator’s outgoing chief of supervision has acknowledged that the watchdog has taken an excessively aggressive tone...

    12. December 16, 2014

      Wonga caps fees on payday loans

      Wonga, the UK’s biggest payday lender, has imposed a cap on the cost of its short-term loans that is the maximum allowed...

    13. December 15, 2014

      Fare dodger banned from City posts

      A former executive at a top fund manager has been banned from senior roles in the UK financial sector after he was found to...

    14. December 15, 2014

      Credits for BT romcom will roll for ages as investors eye returns

      The best Hollywood romcoms leave audiences guessing to the last which couple will make it down the aisle. That makes the...

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      December 15, 2014

      FCA = British Transport Police

      Remember Jonathan Burrows? The serial fare dodger? Well, the FCA are on it: The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has banned...

    16. December 12, 2014

      FCA moves to ban premium complaint lines

      Premium-rate phone lines for help or complaints will be outlawed under plans announced by the UK’s financial watchdog on...

    17. December 12, 2014

      Car buyers told to mind the Gap

      Car buyers would be given an enforced “pause for thought” when purchasing a type of add-on insurance with their vehicle, if...

    18. FT Alphaville

      December 12, 2014

      Comic release

      Worthington Group plc (“the Company” or “Worthington”) 12th December 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Update Further to the...

    19. December 12, 2014

      Regulator demands changes over annuities

      The City regulator has recommended big changes to the annuity market and left the door open to compensation payments, after...

    20. December 12, 2014

      FCA leak takes sting out of exit fees debate

      For an entertaining read this weekend, try the Davis Review for the Financial Conduct Authority. Its exposure of shocking...

    21. December 12, 2014

      City Insider: Welby vs Wonga

      Church credit union: Welby vs Wonga An early Christmas present may be en route to Archbishop Justin Welby, pictured below....

    22. December 11, 2014

      FCA fights identity ruling over London Whale’s boss

      In a court case that has far-reaching implications for traders caught up in regulatory investigations, the UK financial...

    23. December 11, 2014

      Banks seek to end Twitter fiascos with social media guidelines

      Bankers could be trained in how to use Twitter, and have clauses about social media behaviour inserted into their employment...

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      December 11, 2014

      Quindell in parliament

      Hat tip to the FT’s Henry Mance, who point us to a parliamentary question asked on December 1. From Hansard: Question Asked...

    25. December 11, 2014

      Persuading Songbird investors to accept bid may be beyond Our Ken

      Build it and they will come. Few developments have fulfilled that promise better than Canary Wharf, whose control the...

    26. December 11, 2014

      UK regulator criticised for not taking action on annuities

      The City regulator was accused on Thursday of sweeping annuity mis-selling “under the carpet” after a two-year inquiry...

    27. December 10, 2014

      Tables turned on FCA over briefing fiasco

      Martin Wheatley, the head of the UK’s financial regulator, lectured banks last month on their poor conduct as he imposed...

    28. December 10, 2014

      FCA took less care of market-moving info than it asked of City

      If you demand that others maintain high standards, you must uphold them yourself. The Financial Conduct Authority failed in...

    29. December 10, 2014

      ‘Pension passport’ still under scrutiny

      The City regulator is considering ways to offer savers a “Pension Passport”, as part of wider overhaul of the retirement...

    30. December 10, 2014

      FCA scare is over but the zombies march on

      Not since the financial crisis had there been so much volatility in big UK insurance shares. Billions of pounds were wiped...

    31. December 10, 2014

      FCA chief Martin Wheatley to forgo bonus after briefing fiasco

      A damning independent report into a botched press briefing by the UK financial watchdog has found that the regulator pursued...

    32. December 8, 2014

      FCA stops senior bonuses after insurance blunder

      The UK’s financial watchdog is to cancel bonuses for several of its senior executives who will be heavily criticised on...

    33. December 8, 2014

      Payday lenders introduce lower-fee loans as new rules loom

      The UK’s biggest payday lenders are trialling loans with lower fees ahead of rules starting next year that are expected to...

    34. December 8, 2014

      US court ensures BP has worst possible start to era of cheap oil

      Game over. BP can take one of its beefs with US justice little further. The Supreme Court has declined to rule whether...

    35. December 7, 2014

      UK financial watchdog to review soaring level of fines

      The UK’s financial regulator is to review its fining regime amid increasingly anguished cries from banks over the inexorable...

    36. December 7, 2014

      Equity crowdfunding thrives despite high risks

      Seven months ago, the UK’s financial watchdog gave the following stark warning to anyone considering investing in equity...

    37. December 7, 2014

      The end looms for ‘Alice in Wonderland’ fees

      The asset management industry suffered a shock last month when an influential panel that advises the UK regulator on policy...

    38. December 7, 2014

      ‘Compliance has become the “priesthood” of financial services’

      Excessive regulation is choking the development of boutique asset managers and new wealth managers as start-ups cannot...

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