A millionaire lord has been charged in relation to a suspected £12m commercial loan fraud. Edward Davenport, 43, who is said to be Lord of Giffords, is one of three men charged last week with conspiracy to defraud, deception and money laundering in a major international commercial loan fraud probe. The alleged fraud involves advance […]
After a protracted gestation period, the Adviser Alliance is finally up and running and we invite all IFAs to stick together with us in the struggle for the restoration of common sense and the novelty of regulatory balance. An additional target is advisers’ reasonable expec- tation that they can rely on the rule of law […]
In what is probably its last chance to create positive momentum before the election, the Government has once again ducked the fundamental issues behind the pensions crisis in favour of the usual short-term political fudge.
Financial planning and discretionary fund management firm Gale and Phillipson has recruited London-based Gyr Financial Consulting as an appointed representative as it looks to bolster its presence around the country. Gale and Phillipson chief executive David Carr says Gyr will be allowed to remain fully independent in its investment decisions. The firm is looking to […]
Aberdeen Standard Investments has launched a new global equity fund that will use artificial intelligence to select investments. The Aberdeen Global Artificial Intelligence Global Equity is a SICAV-structured fund launched in Luxembourg, and will use so-called “machine learning” and quantitative techniques to time market moves and attempt to identify areas of excess risk-adjusted returns. The […]
If you are not the go-to person or firm, you are no one in marketing terms. Don’t believe me? Think of your own buying approach last time you had to find a tradesperson or professional in an area where you have little or no expertise. How did you start the search? Who did you go […]