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Release Date: 20th January 2015

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc (RB) £539,800 for failures in their systems and controls to monitor share-dealing by senior executives. These inadequacies led to late and incomplete disclosures to the market regarding share dealings by two senior executives, breaching key listing, disclosure, and transparency rules, as well as the Model Code, which prevents the abuse of inside information.

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Key Takeaways for Other Firms:

The FCA’s action against RB highlights the necessity for listed companies to have effective controls and training in place to monitor and disclose share dealings promptly, ensuring market fairness and transparency.

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