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Criminal sentenced after using stolen post to commit over £32,000 of fraud

17.05.24

Press release

Criminal sentenced after using stolen post to commit over £32,000 of fraud

Adrian Browne, 28, from South London, has been sentenced at Inner London Crown Court to 18 months for stealing at least £32,000. He stole post from letterboxes which enabled him to commit fraud through gaining access to banking customer information.
Changes needed to help victim-survivors of economic and financial abuse

16.05.24

Press release

Changes needed to help victim-survivors of economic and financial abuse

Changes are needed to help victim-survivors of domestic abuse to regain control of their finances.
David Postings speech - Project Safeguard

16.05.24

Speeches

A Closer Look at the Proposed FCA Guidance for Transaction Monitoring

16.05.24

Blog

A Closer Look at the Proposed FCA Guidance for Transaction Monitoring

The FCA have recently published a consultation paper with proposed changes to their Financial Crime Guide for firms.
Basel Reforms - The end is in sight

15.05.24

Blog

Basel Reforms - The end is in sight

Basel Standards for capital adequacy have been around since 1988, increasing in complexity and scope ever since.
Action needed to support SMEs in the Net Zero transition

14.05.24

Press release

Action needed to support SMEs in the Net Zero transition

UK Finance today releases a new report looking at the challenges SMEs, which are responsible for between 43-53 per cent of UK greenhouse gas emissions, are facing in the transition to a Net Zero economy.
Variable Recurring Payments – A Key Milestone Achieved

14.05.24

Blog

Variable Recurring Payments – A Key Milestone Achieved

UK Finance publishes a report on facilitating commercial Variable Recurring Payments through the use of model clauses.
RLN 101 webinar – your questions answered

13.05.24

Blog

RLN 101 webinar – your questions answered

The UK Regulated Liability Network (RLN) project is an experimentation phase of work, facilitated by UK Finance and involving eleven of our member firms.