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PIA disciplines MP Saunders (Financial Services)

The PIA has taken disciplinary action against IFA firm MP Saunders (Financial Services) of 183-191 Ballards Lane, Finchley Central, London. It has been fined £15,000, ordered to pay costs of £3,150 and reprimanded for pensions review failings.

The PIA says visits to the firm in September 1999 and June 2000 identified serious failings in its pensions review, including not completing the review of priority cases within the PIA deadline of 31 December 1998. This year the PIA has taken disciplinary action against 32 firms resulting in fines totalling £1,022,000.

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