FSA successor to ban firms' use of logo


Regulated firms will not be able to use the logo of the Financial Services Authority's (FSA's) successor, under plans drawn up for next year.

With the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) replacing it once the Financial Services Bill has made its way through parliament, the FSA is now consulting on some changes to the handbook that will result from the upheaval. Firms, including independent financial advisers, are currently permitted to use the logo, with many reproducing it on their websites and letters. However, under the new regime, the regulator said it has no intention to introduce a new general licence to permit use of either the FCA or PRA logos. "Using the FSA logo was initi...

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