– John Kemp is a Reuters market analyst. The views expressed are his own –
Financial Regulatory Forum
July 26 (Reuters) – Britain detailed on Monday how its new financial supervisory regime will work from 2012 in a move that scraps the Financial Services Authority and turns the Bank of England into one of the most powerful central banks in the world.
LONDON, June 2 (Reuters) – The Financial Services Authority’s (FSA) decision to fine a London coffee broker 100,000 pounds ($146,400) and ban him from working in the financial services industry marks a significant toughening in the market abuse regime for commodities.
By Huw Jones
LONDON, May 12 (Reuters) – The new British government will make the Bank of England responsible for spotting asset bubbles as part of global efforts to learn from the financial crisis but the new set-up will still be overshadowed by EU centralisation.
By Clara Ferreira-Marques and Huw Jones
LONDON, March 30 (Reuters) – A tough-talking, high-flying litigator, Margaret Cole joined Britain’s financial regulator five years ago as it began a crackdown on market abuse.
By Antonia van de Velde and Martin de Sa’Pinto
LUXEMBOURG, March 24 (Reuters) – Regulators and fund providers agree on the need to restore investor faith in financial markets, but are at odds over how to both ease client fears and guarantee a greater degree of security.
LONDON, March 24 (Reuters) – A raid on top banks and a hedge fund on Tuesday as part of an insider dealing investigation sent shockwaves through London’s financial centre, as British authorities try to establish their crime-fighting credentials.
By Huw Jones
LONDON, March 8 (Reuters) – Banks operating in Britain were given more breathing space on Monday when their regulator, the Financial Services Authority, said it would not demand higher liquidity levels until the economy is recovering properly.