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Davies welcomes Aifa

FSA chairman Howard Davies has welcomed the creation of the Association of Independent Financial Advisers.


Speaking at Aifa&#39s inaugural conference in London last week, Davies said: “We look forward to close interaction with the new Association and its leaders. We welcome the prospect of receiving a more co-ordinated, and perhaps better researched set of responses from IFAs in future.”

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