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L&G/FSA judgement expected in new year

A judgment in the Financial Services and Markets Tribunal between Legal & General and the FSA is expected in the New Year. After six weeks in court the tribunal hearing, in which L&G is contesting a £1.1m fine for endowment misselling, drew to a close last week. The three-man tribunal panel, headed up by chairman David Mackie, are now considering all the evidence.


All party group mutual inquiry

The Parliamentary All-Party Group for Building Societies and Financial Mutuals is conducting an Inquiry into the extent to which mutual business contribute to the economy and society.

Simply Biz makes a will deal

Estate Preservation Services, a firm backed by Graham Bates and Helen Peace, is linking up with Simply Biz to provide a will-writing service for the group. EPS will be Simply Biz&#39s preferred will-writing and estate administration service for its 660 member firms. EPS is based in Leeds and specialises in devising and implementing IHT planning […]

FSA fears see smoothed fund ditched from suite

A smoothed with-profits-style fund has been dropped from the stakeholder suite of products because of the FSA&#39s concerns over comparisons with unsmoothed products. The regulator will implement the basic advice regime to support stakeholder products from April next year but although it is confident that investors can understand the concept of smoothing, its consumer testing […]

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In Focus — May 2015: private medical insurance market in Germany

Welcome to the latest edition of In Focus. In this issue, Jelf examines the private medical insurance market for employers with expatriate workforces in Germany. This includes the common challenges faced in sourcing appropriate coverage, along with a selection of available solutions. This will be of particular interest to HR/reward decision makers with employees based in Germany. It will assess the cultural norms, risks and backdrop that are relevant to organisations with expatriate staff in this location.


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