Staley case is a warning not to bury your head when it comes to FCA


Last month, the Financial Conduct Authority banned Jes Staley, former chief executive of Barclays, from holding senior position in financial services, also fining him a £1.8 million fine, for misleading it over a personal relationship, namely with Jeffrey Epstein. In this article for FT Adviser, Joseph Duggin discusses the case and how it is a […]

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Record £17 million fine for cum-ex trading scam


The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined ED&F Man Capital Markets Ltd (MCM) over £17.2 million ‘for serious failings in its oversight of cum-ex trading’. The FCA said that these failings allowed the broker to collect fees for trading strategies designed to enable clients to reclaim tax illegitimately from the Danish authorities. According to the […]