Alok Dhanda found guilty of 37 counts of fraud.
Investment managers will not be banned from using dealing commission to pay for research.
Richard Clay pleads guilty to three fraud charges.
Giles Money and Lucrecia Tam have joined the firm’s ranks.
Former BNY Mellon head of discretionary sales Adrian Sharpe has joined BlackRock as a northern England sales director.
Advisers say £30m cut to MAS budget would still not provide value for money.
Manager says the sector has for “too long been the victim of a misguided, short-term and politically inspired policy mess”.
High Court rules fund manager behind Arch cru failed to exercise reasonable skill and care.
Revision is not expected to have a material impact on growth this year.
The Treasury has recovered a further £1.36bn from the estate of Lansdbanki, the Iceland-based bank that collapsed during the financial crisis.
In the new year, the mutual will pay 0.4 per cent gross on all residential and buy-to-let deals.
Inquiry could have been carried out by complaints commissioner for free, claims Holland.
Asian markets rally overnight following the Fed’s latest update
Treasury calls for quicker route to appeal and for the regulator to scrap late settlement discounts on fines.
Why is the FCA only now addressing a problem which it has been warned about for years?
Insurance companies, Sipp providers and investment managers will be chasing the same money from April. But what’s in it for the consumer?
A small pot withdrawal preserves a greater level of tax planning opportunities
The Premier Multi-Asset Monthly Income fund is underweight US equities and missed this year’s long duration trade, but it has trebled in size this year.
You have to look sufficiently long term to be able to see your strategies come to fruition
The big challenge will be not paying too much for yield.
Support services firm Aim Two Three is helping advisers drill down into the discretionary fund management market
A ‘new way’ for advisers to receive payments from life companies without triggering a surrender is not all it seems
But is transparency only a problem for the non-advised market?
The Autumn Statement has closed off the final loophole enabling investment in subsidised renewables within a tax shelter like EIS or VCT.
Certain aspects need serious consideration as we look to 2015 and beyond
Investors would be better off in the lesser-known trusts run by certain high profile open-ended fund managers
Close Brothers Asset Management’s Self-Directed Service is well positioned for the long and winding consumer journey
Advisers will be forgiven for being rather confused by the latest to-ing and fro-ing from the Government over multiple trusts.
More good news is due next year than the industry has seen in the last 10 put together.
It is hard to take some of the life planning initiatives out there seriously.
The adviser community needs to prove it can be trusted to play a key role in helping retirees.
After the FCA’s report into annuities last week, most independent observers believe the regulator has bottled the issue.
Total cost of RDR to financial services firms is estimated at up to £2.6bn by 2017.
A computer programme is unable to explain and reassure during times of markets stress.
The price of oil could fall much further, and stay low for much longer, than current consensus believes.
Manager Tom Dobell is doing everything in his power to get through this rough patch for investors.
If the world cannot generate inflation, can it still generate decent returns?
As the Treasury makes matters more complex, guidance becomes more difficult to deliver.
The toxic claims culture is preventing consumers from finding the best mortgage deals.
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ARs and DAs will receive increased proc fees for residential mortgages.
Lowes Financial Management has opened up its in-house structured product portfolio monitoring system to advisers in a bid to widen their appeal.
Tilney Bestinvest has stripped two stars from the £1.4bn BlackRock UK Special Situations fund because of poor performance this year.
Customer claims the provider has cost him £50,000 after sending details of his pension to his ex-wife.