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  • 30 Sep 2018 11:35 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Banks in the UK will need to apply to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) by 14 June 2019 for an exemption from a central regulatory requirement of EU payment services laws.


    https://www.out-law.com/en/articles/2018/september/fca-sets-psd2-interface-deadlines/

  • 30 Sep 2018 11:34 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The UK's Treasury Select Committee has published a fairly strongly-worded report into "crypto-assets"

    https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201719/cmselect/cmtreasy/910/91002.htm

  • 30 Sep 2018 11:33 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Moves to reimburse consumers who fall victim to push payment fraud has come a step closer with the publication of a draft voluntary code drawn up by a steering group of UK banks and consumer rights campaigners.

    https://www.finextra.com/newsarticle/32712/new-legislation-may-be-needed-to-address-app-fraud

  • 30 Sep 2018 11:04 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    And as new research from financial services industry trade body, UK Finance reveals, bank account fraud – much of it carried out by means of simple confidence tricks – cost Britons more than £500 million in the first six months of 2018.


    https://www.cashlady.com/news/payment-fraud-costs-customers-500-but-are-banks-playing-fair/

  • 30 Sep 2018 11:03 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Scammers stole more than £500 million from UK bank customers in the first half of 2018, figures have shown.

    https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/uk-news/2018/09/24/banks-urged-to-step-up-as-fraudsters-steal-500m-from-uk-customers/

  • 24 Sep 2018 9:55 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The ringleader of a £2.8m fraud has been jailed for 13 years after being prosecuted by the Financial Conduct Authority.

    https://www.ftadviser.com/regulation/2018/09/17/ringleader-of-2-8m-fraud-jailed-for-13-years/

  • 24 Sep 2018 9:55 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Banks called in to help battle against consumer scams Save Save Banks stopped £1.4bn of fraud last year, but customers still lost almost £1bn through scams

    https://gooruf.com/uk/news/2018/09/16/banks-called-in-to-help-battle-against-consumer-scams/

  • 24 Sep 2018 9:54 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Police Scotland have been asked by MPs to investigate individuals implicated in a £245 million fraud at HBOS Reading that destroyed scores of small businesses.

    http://www.thenational.scot/news/16882530.mps-ask-police-scotland-to-examine-hbos-fraud/

  • 24 Sep 2018 9:53 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Kweku Adoboli wins bid to delay being deported to Ghana, which he left as a four-year-old


    https://www.theguardian.com/business/2018/sep/17/uk-deportation-ubs-kweku-adoboli-ghana

  • 24 Sep 2018 9:50 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Supporters of a former UBS trader facing deportation to Ghana after being convicted of fraud are preparing an 11th hour legal challenge to try and keep him in the UK.

    https://www.expressandstar.com/news/uk-news/2018/09/16/rogue-trader-convicted-of-fraud-launches-last-ditch-attempt-to-avoid-deportation/

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