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ABI warning about defined payment

The ABI has warned the introduction of the defined payment system could lead to a decrease in the number of IFAs.

Other than its concerns over the funding model for IFAs, the trade body has welcomed the depolarisation proposals, saying more choice at the tied end of the market will mean greater choice and innovation for consumers.

The ABI also welcomes the FSA&#39s interest in two tiered advice saying moving away from a “one size fits all” attitude when it comes to financial advice makes sense.

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