Global Investigations Review - The law and practice of international investigations

FCA Enforcement process – too protracted to bear?

04 November 2019

FCA Enforcement process – too protracted to bear?

The subject of a contested FCA civil enforcement action can expect it to take an average of over six years to reach a decision at the Upper Tribunal. The length of time it takes to reach a resolution potentially raises questions of fairness for the firm or individual concerned.