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Release Date: 13th May 2016

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) fined Mark Taylor, a financial adviser, £36,285 and banned him for at least two years for engaging in market abuse. Mr Taylor, who worked at Towry Limited, was found guilty of insider dealing after he purchased shares in Ashcourt Rowan plc based on non-public information accidentally shared with him at Towry.

Summary of the Incident:

Key Takeaways for Other Firms:


The FCA’s action against Mark Taylor highlights the severe repercussions of insider dealing, even in seemingly minor cases. Firms must enforce strict compliance and reporting measures to prevent similar incidents, ensuring the integrity of the financial markets.

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