Operating independently of the United Kingdom Government, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) regulates financial firms providing services to consumers and focuses on the regulation of conduct by both retail and wholesale financial services firms.

Hong Kong's Market Regulator Elected as new FCA Chair
With PM Boris Johnson expected to leave after a new leader is elected, the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has appointed Ashley Alder as its new Chair, commencing his term in January 2023.
UK Financial Regulator FCA Takes Conservative Approach on Crypto Regulation
The United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is not in a rush to add digital currencies to the list of industries or markets that fall within its jurisdiction.
UK Regulator FCA Appoints Victoria McLoughlin as Interim Head of Digital Assets Division
The regulator hired as its experienced law veteran to strengthen its team and lead FCA’s digital assets department.
Binance Appoints Former FCA Boss as Global Regulatory Head
Binance exchange, the world’s largest cryptocurrency trading platform, has tapped the services of Steven McWhirter as its global director of regulatory policy.
UK Regulator FCA to Consult Crypto Industry Concerning Ecosystem & Regulation
The United Kingdom Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is calling stakeholders in the digital currency ecosystem to a two-day CryptoSprint event that will be taking place on 10 and 11 May respectively.
FCA Extends Temporary Registration Deadline for Selected Crypto Firms
Some crypto businesses have been offered additional time in order to make it onto the full register to meet requirements from the UK regulator.
'Small Number' of Crypto Firms Gain Temporary License from FCA
A "small number" of cryptocurrency companies in Britain have received an extension of temporary licences ahead of the April 1 deadline from the country's financial watchdog.
U.K. Could See Crypto Exchanges Exodus before FCA Deadline
With three days until a decision from the U.K.'s regulatory body, crypto companies awaiting approval are looking at places abroad for relocation, according to Bloomberg.
UK Regulator FCA Opens Recruitment for Experts to Lead Crypto Department
The United Kingdom’s top market regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has put out an advert for an expert in digital currencies to come and head its crypto department.
Binance’s Partnership with Eqonex Raises Concern from UK’s Financial Regulator
Binance continued access to the UK payments network is a rising concern to the UK's Financial Conduct Authority.

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