UK senior managers face new rules on conflict of interest

"We have finalised the standards we expect the industry to deliver, and have published proposals that put the responsibility for delivering these standards fairly and squarely on the senior management of firms," said Gay Huey Evans, director of the markets and exchanges division of the FSA in London. "Senior managers will have to demonstrate to us that their procedures are up to scratch."

One key standard is that analysts should not be involved in any activity that could conflict with their a

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