Financial Conduct Authority
Turns Out You Can’t Trust Insider Traders To Not Insider Trade, Even If You Ask Nicely
Those inclined to do it are not inclined to be dissuaded by a pandemic-induced sense of everyone being in this together.
Largest Crypto Exchange Banned From Britain, Hottest Digital Token Tanks, Bitcoin Soars, Rinse, Repeat
For something so volatile and theoretically interesting, the not-particularly-trying trials of faux currencies are actually quite boring.
Shaquille O’Neal Is Taking WeWork Public Via SPAC And Other Tales Of Finance In 2021
Like another company going public via SPAC giving you access to the IPOs it’s choosing to shun.
Barclays Acted A Bit Too American In Its Dealings With British Customers
That kind of predatory nonsense belongs only in the land of the free and the home of the brave.
Deutsche Bankers Not The Only Germans Untidy About Money Laundering Controls
And getting caught for it.
Traders Go On Honor System To Not Insider Trade, Manipulate Markets
Take good notes, boys and girls.
Just How Fulsome Was Jes Staley’s Description Of His Ties To Jeffrey Epstein To British Regulators?
They’d like to know if he improperly kept his underwear on in his disclosures to them.
Bank Of England Announces Sensitive Data Leak, Dumps Problem Into New Guy’s Lap
Welcome home, Andrew Bailey! We hope you weren’t expecting a honeymoon.
Brexit Day Goes About As Well For Brexit As Every Other Day Since Brexit Vote
The moneymen are no longer amused.
UK Junior Bankers May Be Fired For Being UK Junior Bankers
The good news is they can always sue.
New British Regulators May Not Have Done Any Better Than The FSA, But It Was Totally Worth The Trouble Of Setting Them Up Anyway
As you may have heard, the U.K. is putting the FSA out to pasture at the end of the month. In its place on April 1 will sit the Prudential Regulation Authority—success guaranteed by the name alone—and the Financial Conduct Authority.