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Comment: Strike vote at UK financial watchdog casts shadow over plans

By Phoebe Seers
  • 13 Apr 2022 10:06
  • 13 Apr 2022 10:06
A vote by employees at the Financial Conduct Authority in support of strike action has cast a shadow over its plans for more powers and a larger workforce. 

The vote could also revive questions about the risk of regulatory capture if the enforcer appears unable to attract and retain talented staff in the

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Phoebe Seers


Phoebe has covered Financial Crime and compliance issues for MLex since 2015, initially in the Hong Kong bureau and currently in London. While in Hong Kong she won two SOPA awards for her reporting on corruption in the energy sector in Indonesia. Prior to journalism she worked as a solicitor with a focus on white-collar crime litigation in London and Hong Kong. She has a BA in English and Philosophy from Newcastle University.

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