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Financial Services Compensation Scheme board appointments

The FSA has appointed two new non-executive directors to the board of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme.

Richard Pratt and Kate Williams will join the board with current members Michael Blair QC and Luke March who have been re-appointed for a further one year term.

Pratt writes and lectures on combating money laundering and other regulatory issues and was the director general of the Jersey Financial Services Compensation from 1999 to 2003.

Williams is a licensed insolvency practitioner and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

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