UK regulator the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has finalised rules that will mandate regulated, listed firms to publish diversity disclosures in their annual reports, starting from the financial accounts period beginning 1 April 2022.

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climate risks

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a set of final rules requiring investment managers, pension funds, life insurers and publicly listed companies to provide disclosures aligned to the Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).

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The UK will introduce new dual share class structures and raise the minimum market capitalisation threshold to £30 million under fresh amendments to the country’s listing rules.

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Rishi Sunak, TCFD, FCA, Announcement

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published plans for climate-related disclosure rules for listed companies.

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FCA

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has hit out at “poor quality” product applications for ESG funds and set out detailed guidance for fund managers.

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Timeline, Clock, Ticking, Waiting

New rules forcing asset managers and other financial services providers to disclose climate change risks will come into force later this year, the UK regulator has said.

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Regulators warn Covid-19 could delay UK company reporting

Impact of lockdowns could hold up verification of financial accounts Regulators are warning that reporting of annual results for listed companies could be delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) said in a joint statement on 27 January that listed companies whose financial year ended […]

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London-listed companies need to start their net-zero journey

FCA confirms plans for TCFD rules from January London-listed companies need to start their net-zero journey All companies with a premium listing on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) will be required to make climate-related disclosures from January, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has stated. Nikhil Rathi, the UK watchdog’s new chief executive, said listed companies […]

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FCA

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has stepped in to protect shareholder rights as it introduces measures to help listed companies withstand from the fallout of coronavirus. In an announcement on 8 April, the regulator acknowledged that many companies would turn to capital markets to raise money and recover from the crisis. As a result, the […]

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As the UK entered COVID19 lockdown last week, Minerva wrote to regulators asking for their intervention to create an orderly market in AGMs. Today a letter has been sent to quoted companies asking them to clarify their AGM proposals, alerting them to the risk of bunching meetings in June. With AGM season about to get […]

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