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UK's Financial Regulator FSA Ceases To Exist Today

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The UK breaks the FSA into two parts - the FCA, and the PRA.

FSA logoThe UK's Financial Services Act 2012 goes into effect today, (technically yesterday, April 1 2013, but it was the Easter Monday bank holiday in the UK), whereby the UK's financial regulator the FSA is being broken into two parts -- the FCA, or Financial Conduct Authority, and the PRA, or the Prudential Regulation Authority.

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