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IFAs asked for views on impact of depolarisation

IFAs are being asked to voice their opinions on the future of the industry under new FSA regulations at a series of Origo workshops.

The industry standards body is launching a consultation process to help it assess the likely impact that regulatory change will have on the life and pension industry.

IFAs will be asked for their opinions on regulation and changing issues such as depolarisation, CP121, CP166 and the Inland Revenue Pensions Simplification Paper.

Discussion will focus on the challenges posed by working in a depolarised world and how Origo can position itself to succeed in this new environment.

The event will be lead by Syndaxi Financial Planning director Robert Reid on December 1 at the Hilton Green Park Mayfair.

Origo managing director Paul Pettitt says: “Input from IFAs is essential to help us understand the issues they will face in the new regulatory environment. E-commerce has made a real difference to the industry, so it’s important that all areas of the industry pull together to ensure that we can look forward to a smooth transition when the new regulations arrive.”

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