Major initiatives have been taken by the UK to reform its prudential and supervisory regulatory architecture :
– Prudential Regulatory Authority (PRA) under the Bank of England umbrella,
– Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), created by the Financial Services Act (2012),
– Implementation of new structural banking rules (Vickers)

In this context Mr John GRIFFITH-JONES, Chairman of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), will present the FCA’s main objectives and business plan for 2015/16 and challenges ahead in building a credible, successful EU Capital Markets Union, in particular in terms of investor protection :



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Mr John GRIFFITH-JONES, Chairman of the Financial Conduct Authority

Mr John GRIFFITH-JONES became Chairman of the new Financial Conduct Authority in April 2013 and Chairman of its subsidiary, the Payments System Regulator in April 2014. The FCA promotes safety and soundness in order to maintain and ensure the integrity of the market, regulate financial services firms so that they give consumers a fair deal and to ensure the financial services market is competitive. He previously joined the FSA Board as a Non-Executive Director and Deputy Chairman on 1 September 2012.

Mr John GRIFFITH-JONES has responsibility for establishing and developing an effective Board, establishing priorities for the FCA, maintaining a high-level contacts with the most important financial institutions worldwide, and representing the FCA on national and international financial institutions.

Before joining the FSA Board, Mr John GRIFFITH-JONES worked at KPMG from 1975 to 2012. He spent eleven years in Audit and fifteen years in Corporate Finance before becoming CEO of KPMG’s UK firm and in 2007, Mr John GRIFFITH-JONES became Joint Chairman of KPMG Europe.


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