Financial Regulatory Forum

UK mutuals close to agreement on capital -report

February 15, 2010

    LONDON, Feb 15 (Reuters) – Britain’s mutually-owned building societies are close to finalising details of an investment instrument that would meet new bank capital rules without compromising their mutual status, the Financial Times reported on Monday. (more…)

UK to monitor bank communication with customers to ensure fairness

October 28, 2009

LONDON, Oct 28 (Reuters) – Britain’s financial watchdog will start regulating lenders’ day-to-day contact with their customers to ensure services such as direct debits, payments, interest change notifications and savings accounts are fair.