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Rethink rebate ban

Last week, the majority of platform providers came together to urge the FSA to rethink its cash rebate ban.

Many advisers have been using cash rebates to offer clients a transparent charging structure for years. Banning them for a more complex and expensive system would do the opposite of what the FSA says it wants to achieve through the RDR. The regulator should listen to the views of advisers and platforms and scrap its proposed ban.

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