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FCA drops probe into Bank of England ‘audio hack’

Michael Bowes QC advised Encoded Media on the FCA investigation into whether technology was misused by the company. This investigation was recently covered by the Financial Times. Michael Bowes QC advised Encoded Media, a UK technology company, in respect of an FCA investigation into whether technology used by the company to broadcast comments at press conferences given by the then governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, was somehow misused because it allegedly allowed some traders to hear the comments up to eight seconds faster than rivals watching on slower television feeds. He was instructed by Andrew Wand of Capstick Dale. Michael Bowes QC advised the company that its broadcasting of information given at a press conference did not…

Business Crime, News 24 Sep, 2020

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