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Apr 01, 2015

Societe targets advisers with structured challenge

Learning about structured porfolios will help with client conversations.

Mar 06, 2015

Trade body concern over ‘future event’ risk warnings

Adviser responds to FCA review by stating that majority of structured products have very clear outcomes.

Mar 05, 2015

FCA threatens fines to remedy structured product failings

Review could result in “further remediation work... including redress for some customers”.

Mar 05, 2015

FCA demands firms improve product information for advisers

Investor research suggests costs may need to be disclosed as a separate fee rather than deducted from amount.

Mar 02, 2015

Structured product association launches adviser website

Free site gives key information for each offering in a concise and uniform format.

Feb 05, 2015

Advisers want to improve structured products knowledge

Almost a third of advisers want to know which product types work in different scenarios.

Analysis & Opinion

Apr 08, 2015

Win Rugby World Cup prizes in structured product challenge

Advertorial: Gain experience of researching and managing a portfolio of Structured Products.

Equities| Apr 07, 2015

Fund Review: Insight Equity Income Booster

Tim Rees explains how the use of call options and economic research help to achieve the income target.

Recent Articles
  1. Risk rating system introduced for structured products
    Feb 03, 2015

    Risk rating system introduced for structured products

    Industry association brings in “alphanumeric risk values” to bring it up to speed with wider funds market.

  2. FSCS expects investment advice claims to halve
    From Regulation| Jan 20, 2015

    FSCS expects investment advice claims to halve

    Scheme plans to levy firms £287m in coming financial year, up from £276m.

  3. Half of IFAs say structured products ‘too complex’
    Jan 15, 2015

    Half of IFAs say structured products ‘too complex’

    Advisers cite defined returns, market protection barriers and known maturity dates as the three biggest advantages to structured products.

  4. Structured products body launches comparison tool
    Jan 08, 2015

    Structured products body launches comparison tool

    Four main sectors given separate code to help advisers compare products.

  5. Chase de Vere fined £560k over £49m Keydata sales
    From Your Industry| Nov 17, 2014

    Chase de Vere fined £560k over £49m Keydata sales

    Between 2005 and 2009 Chase de Vere’s advisers sold Keydata products to 2,806 customers who invested £49.3m.

  6. Reyker’s Merchant Capital action was ‘fair and honest’
    From Regulation| Nov 13, 2014

    Reyker’s Merchant Capital action was ‘fair and honest’

    Reyker Group defends handling of Merchant Capital Investors.

  7. Tide turning as another platform mulls structured products
    Wraps & Platforms| Oct 22, 2014

    Tide turning as another platform mulls structured products

    Alliance Trust Savings reveals structured products are “something we are investigating at the moment”.

  8. Fund selectors pile into passive following Budget
    Oct 10, 2014

    Fund selectors pile into passive following Budget

    Low volatility fund receiving interest from managers looking for retirement income options.

  9. Meteor shrugs off auditor cash flow warning
    Oct 06, 2014

    Meteor shrugs off auditor cash flow warning

    Managing director points to improved conditions post-RDR after accounts cited overdue debts and poor trading.

  10. Investec offers automated structured product dealing
    Sep 22, 2014

    Investec offers automated structured product dealing

    Deal helps help reduce processing costs and removes manual processing risk.

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