FSA defends mobile-taping proposals, continues plans to enforce recording

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The FSA has issued a policy statement hitting back at criticism of its recent proposals regarding the taping of mobile phone calls of bank personnel.

The statement is a direct riposte to feedback received from across the financial and technology industries up to the middle of June.

The original proposals by the UK regulator required firms to record and store relevant conversations made using firm-issued mobile phones and taking "reasonable steps" to prevent such conversations happening on privat