Decoding the FCA’s Business Plan 2017/18


The FCA’s Business Plan outlines how it will achieve its statutory objectives. It includes a Risk Outlook and its priorities for focusing activities over the next 12 months.

With the UK’s decision to leave the European Union and now the upcoming snap General Election presents a certain degree of uncertainty for both the UK financial industry and the FCA. However, firms should take the time to read this synopsis and dive deeper into the FCA’s Business Plan and Sector Views for more information on the areas most relevant and impactful.

Consumer vulnerability is a consistent theme running through this year's Business Plan, across sectors. Along with a focus on competition, culture and governance and the risks and rewards of technology.

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