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Suspected market manipulation cases reported to FCA jump in 2014

The total number of cases of suspected market manipulation reported to the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) increased by 17 per cent by the end of 2014, according to Bovill.

Whistle blowing hedge fund managers face tough choices and different rules

Since Lehman Brothers fired Matthew Lee in 2008 for whistle blowing, global financial regulatory authorities have made a great deal of noise to encourage those who speak out about wrongdoing.

UK pension plans face shortfall

The accounting deficit of defined benefit pension schemes for the UK's largest 350 companies rose by £17bn ($26.7bn) to £90bn ($141.6bn) in August, says the latest pensions risk survey from Mercer.