Are PayPal Europe Ltd Authorised & Regulated By The Financial Services

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Dear The Financial Conduct Authority,

Could you please kindly advise as a priority if PayPal Europe Ltd are Authorised & Regulated By The Financial Services & how long this has been for.

Yours faithfully,

F.Gardam

The Financial Conduct Authority

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Customer Contact Centre, The Financial Conduct Authority

Dear F Gardam,

Thank you for contacting the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) via our
Freedom of Information portal. Your query has been passed to the Consumer
Contact Centre as we are able to answer your question.

I understand you want to know if PayPal Europe Ltd are authorised and
regulated by the Financial Services and how long this has been for.

Our response

Firstly to clarify, the Financial Services Authority (FSA) are our
predecessors – on the 1 April 2013 the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
became the name of the UK’s financial markets regulator.

Information from our Financial Services Register

Form the details you’ve provided I’ve located the following information on
our Financial Services Register:-

[1]Paypal (Europe) Ltd – Status – No longer authorised - This is a firm
that can no longer provide regulated products and services, but was
previously authorised by the PRA and/or FCA. This firm was on the register
under the FSA between 13/02/2004 and 04/07/2007. If this isn’t the firm
you’re referring to please let me know.

Paypal (Europe) Ltd is no longer authorised or regulated by us, we
therefore don’t have any supervisory authority over it.

I understand that Paypal (Europe) Ltd is still registered in the UK as a
limited company. You may want to see if you can obtain any additional
information from Companies House about this firm and its current
activities.

I hope the above information is of assistance.

Yours sincerely,
 
Miss K Osbourn 
Associate | Customer Contact Centre
Financial Conduct Authority | [2]www.fca.org.uk
Consumer Helpline: 0800 111 6768

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be a criminal offence for you to disclose or use without authority. If you
have received this email in error please notify [email address]
immediately and delete the email from your computer. Further information
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FCA website
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The FCA (or, if this email originates from the Payment Systems Regulator
Limited, the FCA on behalf of the Payment Systems Regulator Limited / the
Payment Systems Regulator Limited) reserves the right to monitor all email
communications for compliance with legal, regulatory and professional
standards.

This email is not intended to nor should it be taken to create any legal
relations or contractual relationships. This email has originated from the
Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), or the Payment Systems Regulator
Limited.

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is registered as a limited company
in England and Wales No. 1920623. Registered office: 12 Endeavour Square,
Stratford, London, E20 1JN, United Kingdom

The Payment Systems Regulator Limited is registered as a limited company
in England and Wales No. 8970864. Registered office: 12 Endeavour Square,
Stratford, London, E20 1JN, United Kingdom

Switchboard 020 7066 1000

Web Site http://www.fca.org.uk (FCA); http://www.psr.org.uk (the Payment
Systems Regulator Limited)

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