FCA unveils enhanced screening checks for financial adverts

Cristian Angeloni
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Companies approving financial marketing for unregulated firms will face an additional range of checks from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The UK regulator revealed on 12 September it will introduce enhanced controls on such businesses to ensure regulated firms and their professionals have the "necessary skills and expertise to approve adverts". Prior to this, FCA-authorised companies were able to approve promotions on behalf of unregulated firms. However, the watchdog noted the practice has caused harm to end investors in the past, as at times, the regulated businesses did ...

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