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16 January 2019 Financial Service Intelligence Watch

The UK's FCA and Brexit

This week the UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published two further consultations to prepare for the UK’s exit from the EU. It has published proposals to introduce the financial services contracts regime (FSCR) as well as proposed fees for regulating securitisation repositories.

It is continuing to plan for a range of ...

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Australia releases consultation paper on reform of fees and costs disclosure for superannuation and investment schemes

The Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) this week released a consultation paper seeking feedback on proposed changes to the fees and costs disclosure regime for managed investment schemes and superannuation.

To assist industry in understanding the proposals, the consultation paper includes a proposed updated Regulatory Guide 97 Disclosing fees and ...

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FCA (UK) opens fire on defunct FX scam-turned-crypto broker

The UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued a warning to investors over an unregistered brokerage firm that appears to be offering cryptocurrency-related derivatives in the country.

The UK’s financial regulator in a statement red-flagged a firm called SafeMarkets, saying the Estonia-based broker is not authorised to be targeting UK ...

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Working Smart

By Lee Rossini

After the 2018 end of year busy-ness followed by a well-deserved break, it is time to gear up and start planning for the New Year. Now is the time to set your business up for success in 2019 by deciding on the right strategies and goals. The big question is how to make sure you stick to and achieve the strategies and goals. 

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