Rainer Hughes

Financial Conduct Authority Advice

The Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA") is the conduct regulator for the financial services sector.

he FCA seeks to protect the integrity of the UK financial markets and targets practices such as serious and complex financial crimes (insider dealing, unauthorised business), market abuse and the misleading of consumers.

The FCA has a wide range of enforcement powers; criminal, civil and regulatory. They have the ability to take action such as – issuing fines, issuing warnings, prohibitory measures, seeking injunctions or simply initiating criminal proceedings.

Together with other UK regulators the FCA has targeted corporations and their practices bringing about disruption to businesses and individuals. Here at Rainer Hughes, our specialisms are not simply limited to criminal law but include expertise within the regulatory arena. We can help navigate you through the onerous investigations and any enforcement action. At the heart of all, we wish to safeguard your business and integrity.

Key Experience

We act on behalf of high-profile individuals to contest Account Freezing Orders and Cash Forfeiture Orders.

Acted on numerous Drug Related Criminal matters, achieving successful outcome for clients.

Advised on a serious financial crime matter. Rainer Hughes was able to liaise with the relevant parties to agree upon a compromise that was a positive outcome for our client.

Acted on behalf of a high-profile and high net-worth individual to successfully contest Account Freezing Orders and Cash Forfeiture Orders.