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“Failure to prevent market abuse : a potential new corporate criminal offence?” Neil Swift, Craig Hogg & Katie Jones discuss in Business Law Review

On 7th April 2020, the FCA published its 2020/21 Business Plan, in which the regulator renewed its commitment to developing clean markets, robust in their resistance to the threat of market abuse. In its statement, the regulator, facing growing instability in the markets brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, warned against the risk posed by the “opportunity for poor behaviour”, cautioning that where the FCA finds poor practice it would “clamp down with all relevant force.” Read more