Fiona Maxwell is a financial services senior correspondent at MLex in London. She began her career as a reporter for Risk.net, writing about EU post-crisis regulation, and later worked for POLITICO in Brussels, covering the intersect between financial policy and politics. Prior to joining MLex, Fiona worked at the Bank of England as a policy adviser in the prudential policy directorate.
Selected Insights by Fiona
Deloitte executives reading newspaper headlines would be forgiven for finding more to grimace about there than in the multimillion-pound malpractice fine.
Eight of the world’s biggest insurance companies are gearing up for a court case brought by the UK’s financial services regulator.
A mammoth fine dished out to Commerzbank by the UK financial services regulator is a taste of things to come, as fraud is driven by Covid-19.
Insurer Hiscox is being sued by a group of EU businesses for failing to pay out for a coronavirus hit to business.
Major UK banks may have acquiesced yesterday to a Bank of England request to ditch dividend payments amid the Covid-19 crisis. But on a further request to withhold lucrative staff bonuses they have been conspicuously quiet. How far they will try to resist remains to be seen.