The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued their latest “Market Watch” newsletter (number 60). It can be found here. The focus is on the control of
access to inside information, following the recent convictions in the case against a UBS compliance officer and a day trader (see here).
The newsletter looks at some of the requirements relating to access to inside information and the maintenance of insider lists found under MAR. Some of these requirements will only apply either at Investment Firms and/or those dealing with “issuers”. Nevertheless, the requirements can be considered best practice industry wide.As a result the newsletter will be of interest to those in energy and commodities trying to follow best practice under MAR and REMIT