FSA ban Insurance Co chairman over governance failings
Thursday 10 May 2012 8:20 AM
The FSA sent a strong message this week by banning the executive chairman of an international insurer and fining the firm £3.3 million for failing to address weaknesses in governance and risk controls (details here
Tracey McDermott, the FSA's Director of Enforcement, warned:
"Senior management must take responsibility for the firms that they run . . . If those who hold senior positions in financial services firms had had any doubt about how seriously we view their regulatory responsibilities this fine and ban should make our position crystal clear . . . The FSA requires firms to have effective corporate governance and controls. They must adapt these appropriately to reflect changes in their risk profile, especially growth into new areas
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