FCA Business Plan Includes Initiatives for Fintech

The FCA regulates approximately 56,000 firms in the UK; its 2017/2018 business plan outlines three main objectives: 1) protect consumers 2) enhance integrity and 3) promote competition; the annual business plans shows the FCA’s commitment to foster fintech innovation but notes that the sector presents some of the broadest risks; its business plan states it will continue to focus on fintech initiatives such as Project Innovate and sandbox development; the FCA also plans to actively engage with international regulators for growth of the sector as well; the entire business plan can be found here. Source