Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) - Industry Regulator
The FCA want consumers to use financial services with confidence and have products that meet their needs, from firms and individuals they can trust.
To achieve this, the FCA regulate firms and financial advisers so that markets and financial systems remain sound, stable and resilient. They also encourage transparent pricing that’s easy for everyone to understand.
The aim of the FCA is to help firms put the interests of their customers and the integrity of the market at the core of what they do.
Types of firms regulated by the FCA:-
- Banks, builiding societies and credit unions
- Claims management companies
- Electronic money and payment institutions
- Financial Technology (Fintech) and innovatitive businesses
- General insurers and insurance intermediaries
- Investment managers
- Life insurers and pension providers
- Mortgage lenders and intermediaries
- Mutual societies
- Sole advisers
- Wealth managers
For further information about the Financial Conduct Authority, please visit their website.
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