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Dec 16, 2014

Due diligence is not something you do to keep the regulator happy; it is what you do to protect your clients and your business.

Dec 15, 2014

Is the regulator ‘fit and proper’ itself?

We dig a bit deeper into why Truro has the most active market, per head of population, for UK IFAs.

Dec 12, 2014

Dec 11, 2014

FCA actually found no evidence of widespread mis-selling of annuities.

Dec 10, 2014

Law firm admonishes senior staff and demands better internal controls for price sensitive information.

Dec 09, 2014

Many investment portfolios I see lack structure and carry far too much risk.

Dec 05, 2014

Is there an investment case for investing in smaller companies as an asset class before taking potential tax incentives into consideration?

Dec 04, 2014

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Hal is editor of Financial Adviser and has been for more than a decade. He has previously worked on a number of local and national publications.

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John Lappin

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