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Financial Services Act 2010


  • APS – The Asset Protection Scheme

  • CCA – Consumer Credit Act 1974

  • CFEB – Consumer Financial Education Body

  • ECHR – European Convention on Human Rights

  • FSA – Financial Services Authority

  • FSCS – Financial Services Compensation Scheme

  • FSMA – Financial Services and Markets Act 2000

  • HMT – Her Majesty’s Treasury

  • NS&I – National Savings and Investments

  • OFT – Office of Fair Trading

  • RRP – Recovery and Resolution Plan

  • the relevant authorities – The Treasury, FSA and Bank of England

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