FCA fined firms and individuals over £1bn for market integrity breaches in 2014

“The public expects fair and orderly markets and level playing fields; they expect those operating in the markets and employed by regulated firms to act with integrity and in the consumers’ best interests. This means, it is the obligation and burden of those firms and employees to maintain market confidence” – Simon Appleton, Director of Regulatory Consulting, Kinetic Partners

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FCA dealing with flood of market abuse cases

Suspicious Transaction Reports have soared to 1,626 in 2014, whereas a year earlier only 1,308 were generated, however pre-financial crisis, the number was substantially less

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Swiss regulator takes a swipe at Co-op Bank for market abuse

For four years, Coop Bank manipulated the market price of its own bearer shares. Swiss authorities considered that these actions constituted a serious violation of supervisory provisions on market manipulation and an infringement of its organisational and business conduct requirements

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B-next launches analysis tool for forex trading

CMC:Benchmark Fixing Analysis is a comprehensive solution for market abuse and insider trading surveillance of the FX market that will assist firms in meeting the needs of regulators globally.

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