‘Buyer beware’ no longer an excuse for banks, says FCA

Banks will no longer be able to use the "buyer beware" defence when selling complex financial products to consumers, said Financial Conduct Authority managing director Martin Wheatley on Wednesday, as he signalled a shift in UK regulation towards putting responsibility on sellers.

  • 12 Apr 2013

The FCA opened its doors on April 1, alongside the Prudential Regulation Authority. They have replaced the Financial Services Authority.

The new supervisory system is intended to make a break from an era of recurring mis-selling scandals, such as the payment protection insurance scandal that has cost UK banks ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 10,856.90 55 6.33%
2 UniCredit 8,379.23 66 4.88%
3 BNP Paribas 7,918.03 38 4.62%
4 Commerzbank Group 7,805.13 49 4.55%
5 LBBW 7,715.16 44 4.50%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 96,135.23 376 7.37%
2 Citi 84,377.63 495 6.47%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 83,137.98 327 6.37%
4 Goldman Sachs 80,248.79 441 6.15%
5 JPMorgan 75,640.26 362 5.80%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 72,529.41 382 11.01%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 66,918.26 275 10.16%
3 Morgan Stanley 65,732.49 269 9.98%
4 JPMorgan 62,759.86 275 9.53%
5 Goldman Sachs 59,493.52 368 9.03%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 5,543.24 22 6.82%
2 LBBW 5,487.17 19 6.75%
3 BNP Paribas 4,946.20 16 6.09%
4 Commerzbank Group 4,830.70 19 5.95%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 4,748.11 18 5.84%

Global FIG Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 May 2016
1 Morgan Stanley 365.83 497 7.62%
2 JPMorgan 332.66 618 6.92%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 299.89 590 6.24%
4 Goldman Sachs 276.71 375 5.76%
5 Citi 264.54 592 5.51%

Bookrunners of European Subordinated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 9,144.21 24 13.25%
2 HSBC 8,738.18 35 12.66%
3 BNP Paribas 4,721.16 25 6.84%
4 Citi 4,398.19 35 6.37%
5 Credit Suisse 4,325.15 22 6.27%