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IFA banned over false review files

The FSA has banned Michael Harding from acting as an IFA for submitting false documentation relating to his firm’s pension review.

Harding, former senior partner of Kent firm The Michael Harding Partnership, was ban-ned from practising within a regulated firm for all activities other than general mortgage and insurance advice under direct supervision.

The FSA found that Harding created inaccurate documents regarding the firm’s progress on its pension review between March 1996 and June 2003.

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