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Release Date: 22nd April 2024

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Mr James William Edward Lewis has been fined £120,300 by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and prohibited from performing any function in relation to any regulated activity. This decision follows breaches of the FCA’s regulatory principles during his tenure as CEO and Managing Partner of Shard Capital Partners LLP.

Reasons for the FCA Fine:

Key Takeaways for Other Firms:


The FCA’s action against Mr James William Edward Lewis underscores the critical importance of integrity, transparency, and diligence in financial management and regulatory compliance. Firms must adhere to strict ethical standards and ensure accurate communication with auditors and stakeholders to maintain trust and avoid severe penalties.

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