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European regulators issue new guidance, FSA to increase visits

Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York:

European regulators including the Financial Services Authority (FSA) in the UK and the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) are moving forward on efforts to develop a more proactive regulatory scheme. In several speeches throughout February Hector Sants, CEO of the FSA, announced plans to increase the number of visits and probes to a wider scope of financial services firms in the UK. The effort is part of the authority's move toward a "twin peaks," model previously reported......................

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