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FSA bans financial adviser

The FSA has banned a senior partner from The Michael Harding Partnership from holding approved person status.

Michael Harding, senior partner from the firm in Kent, will only be allowed to provide generic mortgage and general insurance advice in the future.

Harding was found by regulators to have created documents containing false information and handed them over to the FSA for a pensions review.

He then handed over these documents to his partner in the firm. The FSA says that Harding had demonstrated a “lack of honesty and integrity coupled with a disregard for compliance and regulatory standards.”


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