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FOS rejects pension transfer complaint on time barring rules

24 October 2014 11:00 am | By Tessa Norman

Rejected decision could help advisers defend other complaints.

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'Test case' goes to FSCS over Reyker charges

24 October 2014 9:30 am | By Tessa Norman

Clients argue FSCS should pay out for Reyker charges after Merchant Capital’s collapse.

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How do advisers sort the good risk-profiling tools from the bad?

24 October 2014 8:30 am | By Tessa Norman

Advisers must understand the limitations of risk-profiling tools to avoid compliance risks.

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Forged signatures and false fact finds: How an adviser sold Ucis to clients on £3k a year

23 October 2014 12:16 pm | By Tessa Norman

FCA seeking to fine and ban adviser who forged client signatures and created retrospective documents. 

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Money Advice Service

MM leader: The MAS and its catalogue of failings

23 October 2014

The Treasury is full of praise for the organisations it has chosen to deliver the guidance guarantee - with one notable omission.

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Carl Lamb: The cost of regulation is getting out of hand

21 October 2014

Higher costs for advice firms could mean many people end up eschewing advice altogether

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MM leader: The sharp practice of 'non-advised' sales

16 October 2014

“If it looks and feels like advice, it probably is advice.” So said FCA technical specialist Rory Percival back in April 2013.

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Nic Cicutti: Apfa was not behind FCA indy U-turn

2 October 2014

The FCA’s decision to row back on IFA internal referrals corrects a glaring error in its original guidance.

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Tim Page: Kafka, MAS and anti-adviser outbursts

29 September 2014

The recent comments made by Sue Lewis and Caroline Rookes of the Money Advice Service will only hurt consumer interests.

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Nic Cicutti: Advisers need to do their homework on dodgy investments

18 September 2014

Many years ago, so many years that I am embarrassed to say, I rang a Scottish Amicable marketing director for my weekly chat.

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PFS Conference

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PFS calls for FOS guarantees on simplified advice

14 November 2013 | By Tessa Norman

Advisers more scared of FOS than FCA, says PFS president.

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Analysis

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FCA: What we are doing to prevent future fund collapses

21 October 2014

Our new cradle-to-grave fund supervision team will help us spot risks earlier.

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Adam Samuel: Don't fall into the products trap

14 October 2014

FSCS levy payers have an interest in ensuring new products come under scrutiny.

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'Danger' in advice to borrowers to suspend pension payments

1 October 2014 | By Tessa Norman

Lenders’ policies on pension contributions are pushing some to consider ceasing payments. 

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Linda Smith: Advising cross border within the EU

25 September 2014

In the coming years, we are likely to see the debate about the UK’s place in the European Union intensify.

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