Financial services company Prudential,  one of six insurers  being investigated over their treatment of long-time life insurance customers. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA

Britain’s financial watchdog is investigating six insurance firms including Prudential and Old Mutual over their treatment of long-time life insurance(...)

Andrew Bailey, the deputy governor of the Bank of England, who has been appointed head of City watchdog, the Financial Conduct Authority. (Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/PA Wire)

Bank of England deputy governor Andrew Bailey will become the new chief executiveof the UK Financial Conduct Authority, as the Treasury turned to a f(...)

Martin Wheatley: led the authority from its inception in April 2013. Photograph: Getty Images

Martin Wheatley, the chief executive of the UK financial regulator who led a post-crisis crackdown on errant banks, has resigned after being told by c(...)

A flag flies above the head office of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) in St Andrew Square in Edinburgh

Royal Bank of Scotland was fined £56 million by Britain’s financial regulators for a system crash in 2012 that left millions of customers unable to m(...)

Barclays has been fined £26 million for failures in internal controls that allowed a trader to manipulate the setting of gold prices, just a day afte(...)

State Street has a significant presence in Ireland, employing more than 2,000 people from offices in Dublin, Drogheda, Kilkenny and Naas.

The commission of the National Pension Reserve Fund (NPRF) is to consider what action it might take with State Street following the decision of the(...)

Britain’s financial watchdog fined State Street £22.9 million for deliberately overcharging its clients, and said the custody bank acted with “comp(...)

Lloyds Banking Group has been fined a record £28 million after the City regulator uncovered serious failings in its bonus schemes. Photo: Bloomberg

Lloyds Banking Group has been fined a record £28 million after the UK’s financial regulator uncovered “serious failings” in its bonus schemes that put(...)

Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said it has fined a wealth management unit of US bank JPMorgan Chase £3.08 million (€3.59 million) for being unable to show it was giving clients the right advice. Photograph: Reuters.

Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said it has fined a wealth management unit of US bank JPMorgan Chase £3.08 million (€3.59 million)(...)