Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)

The UK regulator responsible for regulation of the conduct of firms authorised under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (www.practicallaw.com/7-107-5760) (FSMA). The FCA is also responsible for:

The FCA was established under Part 1A of FSMA.

Together with the PRA, the FCA is a successor regulator to the Financial Services Authority (www.practicallaw.com/8-524-8209) (FSA).

For further information, see Practice note, FCA: role, governance and powers (www.practicallaw.com/6-504-5439).

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