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From Regulation| 16:12

Ombudsman agrees with adviser on unregulated holdings

Clients’ 10 per cent investment in UCIS were not excessive, an ombudsman rules.

Feb 08, 2016

Only one structured product loses capital in 2015

Seven products returned capital only over 2015 and only one product lost capital.

From Pensions| Feb 02, 2016

Pension freedoms could resurrect with profits: AKG

If with profits can move with the times they could attract renewed customer interest, according to financial analytics firm.

Oct 28, 2015

Lowes rolls out 10:10 plan mark II

Launch Pad

From Your Industry| Oct 26, 2015

Investec hires new intermediary distribution head

Replacement for Gary Dale was previously an IFA in the South East region.

Sep 22, 2015

Keydata director labels FCA ‘inaccurate and self-preserving’

“If they cannot read financial figures, they should not be regulating financial firms”, Keydata finance director says about the FCA.

Analysis & Opinion

Jun 08, 2016

Structural problems

Beware the more complex types of structured products – they still have the ability to bring about disaster, as they did in 2007

Recent Articles
  1. FCA fines and bans Keydata’s former finance director
    Sep 22, 2015

    FCA fines and bans Keydata’s former finance director

    Regulator states Keydata director should have warned them £4.2m in income payments to investors were funded from company resources.

  2. Adviser launches structured investment hub
    Sep 08, 2015

    Adviser launches structured investment hub

    The centre comes with a new investment plan, said to be “highly innovative but surprisingly simple”.

  3. Investec launches first structured deposit for retirement
    Aug 19, 2015

    Investec launches first structured deposit for retirement

    Structured products expert expects to see further innovations from the structured product sector in response to the pension freedoms.

  4. Trade body launches structured product indices
    Aug 12, 2015

    Trade body launches structured product indices

    UK Structured Products Association move aimed at providing greater transparency to investors.

  5. Capital at risk products return over 8% in H1 2015
    Jul 13, 2015

    Capital at risk products return over 8% in H1 2015

    Results show that clients have achieved “attractive gains” through investing in structured products, managing director says.

  6. Apr 08, 2015

    Win Rugby World Cup prizes in structured product challenge

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

  7. 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.

  8. Societe targets advisers with structured challenge
    Apr 01, 2015

    Societe targets advisers with structured challenge

    Learning about structured porfolios will help with client conversations.

  9. Trade body concern over ‘future event’ risk warnings
    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.

  10. FCA threatens fines to remedy structured product failings
    Mar 05, 2015

    FCA threatens fines to remedy structured product failings

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

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