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ISIS takes AiM

Turning to whether the commission is fair and reasonable the panel

all agree that it is.

Moving on to the product literature Rogers and Clayson think that it is

clear and easy to read. Croft says:

"Uninspiring." Vaughan says:

"Relatively easy to read but dull in


Summing up the fund Croft says: "I am concerned that

these are relatively high-risk funds upon which clients should be fully

advised. They should not be sold on the back of a mail


Vaughan says: "There seems to be a number of new,

young dynamic companies launching funds at the present time, but

hopefully the investors will not become to confused. Not all new

ventures will, however, prove successful."




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