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    1. January 31, 2014

      Direct Line and PwC win licences to offer legal services

      Some of the biggest names from the insurance and accounting industry have won licences enabling them to offer legal...

    2. September 18, 2013

      US law firm hires top prosecutor from UK financial watchdog

      The most senior prosecutor within the UK’s financial watchdog will join a US law firm early next year, underlining the...

    1. July 12, 2013

      PwC drags rivals into Cattles lawsuit

      PwC has dragged Deloitte and KPMG into its defence against a lawsuit that claims negligence in its auditing of Cattles, the...

    2. May 23, 2013

      Interview – with Margaret Cole, former FSA ‘enforcer’

      Margaret Cole demonstrated the importance of having a strong message when she went for a top job at the now-abolished...

    3. December 6, 2012

      Sants considers a job in the City

      Hector Sants, former chief executive of the Financial Services Authority, is in late-stage talks with Barclays about joining...

    4. December 4, 2012

      Sants in talks to join Deloitte

      Hector Sants, the former chief executive of the Financial Services Authority, is in talks to join Deloitte as a partner and...

    5. June 19, 2012

      Trading before deals hits decade low

      Trading ahead of London-listed mergers and acquisitions last year dropped to the lowest level in nearly a decade, according...

    6. May 17, 2012

      FSA searches for new enforcement chief

      The Financial Services Authority is casting its net across three continents in the search to find a head of enforcement to...

    7. April 23, 2012

      Enter the revolving regulators

      When the UK’s chief securities enforcer Margaret Cole announced last month that she would become general counsel of PwC, the...

    8. April 3, 2012

      Hannam’s fight with the FSA

      Two emails and a decision to impose a £450,000 fine have sent a shockwave through the City and set up a spectacular contest....

    9. March 25, 2012

      Cole says financial watchdogs need more bite

      UK financial watchdogs should step up penalties and tackle a wider range of fraud cases to make sure the City continues to...

    10. March 25, 2012

      FSA enforcer exits role with credit

      A yellowed cutting bears the tell-tale signs of having been taped to Margaret Cole’s desk, high on the 27th floor of the...

    11. March 20, 2012

      FSA managing director to join PwC

      One of the UK’s most prominent busters of insider trading rings is moving from the financial regulator to join PwC as its...

    12. March 1, 2012

      FSA widens insider trading investigation

      One of the City regulator’s most high-profile investigations into insider trading is expanding, with the Financial Services...

    13. February 23, 2012

      Fingleton to leave OFT at critical time

      The head of the UK’s main antitrust authority will step down at the end of the year, leaving the agency in flux at a key...

    14. February 16, 2012

      Cole bails out at a bad time for the bifurcating FSA

      Insider traders will sleep easier knowing that Margaret Cole, head of enforcement at the Financial Services Authority, will...

    15. February 15, 2012

      Margaret Cole to stand down from FSA

      Margaret Cole, one of the top bosses at the Financial Services Authority in the UK, is leaving at the end of March as the...

    16. November 28, 2011

      FSA warns on ‘toxic’ life settlement funds

      The Financial Services Authority is planning its first-ever ban on marketing a product to retail investors, taking aim at...

    17. November 10, 2011

      FCA seeks full responsibility for competition

      The new Financial Conduct Authority should be given explicit responsibility and power to promote competition in banking and...

    18. November 1, 2011

      FSA chiefs join call for regulator accountability

      The heads of the UK Financial Services Authority have backed calls to make one of its successor regulators more accountable...

    19. September 18, 2011

      Would-be CEOs feel heat of FSA scrutiny

      UK financial groups seeking a chief executive now have to worry about more than just offering a pay package that satisfies...

    20. September 16, 2011

      FSA loses head of markets division

      The UK’s markets watchdog, the Financial Services Authority, on Friday lost one of its top officials with the resignation of...

    21. August 30, 2011

      Banks pay £215m to PPI victims

      Borrowers who were mis-sold loan insurance received £215m in compensation in the first half of the year as lenders started...

    22. June 27, 2011

      FCA to build its own analysis team

      The new UK regulator charged with policing markets and protecting investors plans to build its own business and market...

    23. June 14, 2011

      FSA warns wealth managers on advice

      UK-based wealth managers are being warned to improve the way they advise retail investors, after a regulatory survey found...

    24. May 15, 2011

      FSA wants tougher insider trade penalties

      A top London regulator has called for tougher sentences for insider dealingto make it easier for the UK to emulate US...

    25. May 13, 2011

      FSA under pressure to catch a big fish

      Regulators have made little visible progress on the UK’s biggest insider dealing case 14 months after it was launched,...

    26. May 12, 2011

      FSA in first use of publicity power

      The City watchdog has announ­ced disciplinary action against two financial professionals in the first use of its power to...

    27. April 1, 2011

      FSA is in dire need of remedial action

      Guillaume Rambourg’s ‘victory’ this week was as hollow as they come. A year after the Financial Services Authority launched...

    28. March 22, 2011

      Caretaker head named to head FSA unit

      Margaret Cole will become the temporary head of one half of the Financial Services Authority when the financial watchdog...

    29. March 2, 2011

      FSA salaries increase 22% in five years

      Average salaries for rank-and-file staff at the Financial Services Authority have risen 22 per cent during the past five...

    30. February 22, 2011

      FSA fines Deutsche Bank mortgage division

      DB Mortgages, the UK lending arm of Deutsche Bank, has been fined £840,000 and ordered to pay customers £1.5m by the...

    31. January 26, 2011

      Fatter fines would help FSA’s Cole to jog memory

      Absent-mindedness is a terrible affliction. It can result in you losing your spectacles. Or it can lumber you with a...

    32. January 26, 2011

      BarCap fined for failure to separate client funds

      Barclays has been fined £1.1m for failing to keep client money separate from its investment banking arm’s corporate account...

    33. January 18, 2011

      FSA hits Barclays with record £7.7m fine

      Barclays will pay a record £7.7m fine and up to £59m in compensation for failing to provide adequate investment advice to...

    34. January 13, 2011

      Analyst fined over misleading message

      A former MF Global analyst has been fined £50,000 ($79,182) for sending clients and colleagues a “misleading and inaccurate”...

    35. January 11, 2011

      RBS fined £2.8m over customer complaints

      Royal Bank of Scotland has been fined £2.8m for poor handling of customer complaints, in the first case to arise from an...

    36. January 10, 2011

      Trio plead guilty to insider dealing

      A senior investment banker and his wife, together with an accomplice, pleaded guilty to insider dealing in a case brought by...

    37. January 6, 2011

      HK finance watchdog chief in quest for UK post

      Martin Wheatley, outgoing chief of Hong Kong’s financial regulatory body, has emerged as a leading candidate to head...

    38. December 29, 2010

      Fines by markets watchdog hit record

      Fines levied against companies and individuals by the UK markets watchdog nearly tripled this year as the regulator further...

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