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Happier returns

I, like many directly regulated IFAs, may have recently had to complete electronically The Retail Mediation Activities Return and returned it, by a predetermined date, online to the FSA.

I share the views of many of my IFA colleagues that

the task was indeed daunting and caused some of us sleepless nights.

However, I would like to place on record the assistance and support offered to me by the FSA and some of its individual members of staff.

With this said and in view of the constant barrage of attacks on our regulator, perhaps a more conciliatory approach from some of my IFA colleagues could produce a less confrontational environment.

Filip Slipaczek,

Chartered Insurance Practitioner,

London

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