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UK Regulation| 16:10

FCA reveals FSCS review in bid to limit claims burden

Regulator says average compensation paid to consumers of failed firms was approximately £11,000.

UK Regulation| 16:10

Five key themes from FCA capital requirement paper

PII considerations, compensation scheme consideration and a full timetable of implementation.

UK Regulation| 14:25

FCA removes fixed costs from adviser reserve calculation

Confirmation of minimum requirement of £20,000 replacing the £10,000 minimum of own funds.

EU Directives| 14:15

Apfa urges ‘common sense’ on Mifid call recording

Trade association does, however, back EU regulation’s definition of ‘independence’ for advisers.

From Pensions| 11:57

Dalriada predicts 2016 ‘flurry of activity’ for DB schemes

European pension rules expected to be implemented later in 2016.

UK Regulation| 08:54

Deutsche Bank hit with £36m fine by US regulator

At the height of the financial crisis, bank’s statements did not reflect the risk in its complex illiquid positions.

From Your Industry| 08:54

Saffron BS looks to release ‘mortgage prisoners’

The product takes advantage of the FCA’s transitional rules

Analysis & Opinion
Second Budget Syndrome soon to strike

Tony Hazellon| May 27, 2015

Second Budget Syndrome soon to strike

Tony Hazell airs his thoughts on industry matters

There must be some pretty unpalatable business that cannot be put off until the autumn statement

Ashley WassallonUK Regulation| May 22, 2015

Regulators must read this... and act

Good intentions and tinkering are not enough to stem the tide in an ageing profession facing ever greater burdens.

UK Regulation| May 20, 2015

Financial services face FCA scrutiny over risks

IT security and fair treatment of customers and clients are just two of the document’s key aims

John LappinonPensions| May 18, 2015

Altmann will have to tackle pensions piggy bank

New pensions minister Ros Altmann may well have the toughest job in the cabinet.

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Guide to Blended Retirement Solutions

Savers are increasingly using a wide range of retirement income sources.

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Income Drawdown - March 2015

Income drawdown is set to become the default retirement income option for more savers from April.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Isas and Pension Freedoms

Isas were made a far more flexible savings vehicle last year.

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Fos data prove retrospective claim fears overblown

It will be fascinating to see whether the regulator eventually changes its tune and orders a wider past mis-selling review.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Multi-Asset and Pensions

The opportunity for savers aged 55 plus to keep hold of their pots and put them in a product of their choosing from April onwards is a huge step...

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HMRC can apply new ‘unlimited’ £60 a day penalties

Triggering the new money purchase annual allowance brings with it new obligations on clients.

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Isolated Regulation Changes| Pensions | 14 Nov 2013

Shake-up of workplace pensions

Proposals to reshape workplace pensions for future generations have been outlined by the Department for Work & Pensions.

RDR| Conduct of business | 25 Oct 2013

Rules for advisers accepting provider’s cash

Financial Conduct Authority explains what kind of payments advisers can accept from providers.

RDR| Investments | 25 Oct 2013

Permitted cash rebates to retail clients

The Financial Conduct Authority explains when provider can pay cash rebates to retail clients.

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From Pensions| 08:35

Regulators must reduce hurdles for advisers: Aegon

Global survey finds 17 per cent of people think access to retirement advice would help them.

UK Regulation| May 27, 2015

Seven key takeaways from the Queen’s speech

Everything you need to know from the Queen’s eight minute speech - and the accompanying 103-page briefing.

EU Directives| May 27, 2015

Campaigner clashes with Aegon over EU regulations

Sticking point surrounds possible inclusion of pension products in Mifid II implementation.

From Mortgages| May 27, 2015

Mortgage market warns on Housing Bill ‘tinkering’

Prime minister also confirms income tax personal allowance plans ahead of Queen’s Speech.

Regulation| May 27, 2015

‘I will be glad to see FCA in court’: Stewart Ford

Keydata founder anticipates further legal action following £75m

UK Regulation| May 27, 2015

FCA considers further PPI safeguards following court ruling

Regulator expects to give its view on current trends in PPI complaints in the summer.

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