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FCA Chairman Griffith-Jones To Step Down Next Year

Law360, London (June 19, 2017, 4:02 PM BST) -- The government will begin a search for the next chairman of the Financial Conduct Authority after Britain’s financial watchdog confirmed Sunday that its chairman, John Griffith-Jones, would step down in 2018 instead of standing for a second term.

Griffith-Jones, the FCA’s inaugural chairman, who also chairs the Payment Systems Regulator — which oversees Britain’s payments sector — will leave both bodies when his term of office expires on March 31, 2018.

"John Griffith-Jones has provided strong leadership to both boards during his tenure, helping to establish...
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