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Google, others should be held liable for financial-scam ads, regulator warns

By Fiona Maxwell
  • 18 Jan 2021 07:38
  • 23 Feb 2021 08:53
Google and other online-platform operators may be forced to bear legal liability for misleading or fraudulent financial adverts displayed on their sites under a UK regulatory push.
The Financial Conduct Authority said today it's considering with the UK Treasury whether the financial-promotions regime, which polices financial communications, should be extended

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Fiona Maxwell

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Fiona Maxwell is a financial services senior correspondent at MLex in London. She began her career as a reporter for, 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.

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