By The Enforcd Team

FCA Steps up Action Against Directors

Directors are feeling the heat as the number of them being investigated by the city watchdog doubles in just two years. It’s a clear signal from the regulator that if directors fail to take action on issues such as diversity, harassment, culture and governance, their jobs could be at risk.

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FCA Focuses on Tech Resilience

Digital transformation is a phrase which has been thrown about pretty freely and while it has plenty of benefits for the financial sector, institutions can be forgiven for feeling a little nervous. They’ve seen plenty of people get it disastrously wrong over the past couple of years and now the regulators say they will be …

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What Went Wrong with Carphone Warehouse?

  The FCA’s recent decision to fine Carphone Warhouse £29.1 million is meat and drink to those who feel mobile phone companies should keep away from financial products. But it also serves as a great case study in all the mistakes firms can make when trying to improve conduct.

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FCA Extends Expectations to Unregulated Activities

What key lessons should firms take away from the FCA consultation on codes of conduct for unregulated activities? In November of last year, the FCA published a draft consultation paper setting out the expected code of conduct for unregulated activities. The move had been coming for some time, as the FCA became increasingly vocal in its …