Sipp provider argues peer-to-peer is not as risky as other esoteric investments.
The fact a specific type of investment is available to invest in a Sipp does not confer any suitability of the investment itself, ombudsman rules.
Stakeholders back proposed improvements in consumer communication.
Sipp industry earns about £60m a year from retained interest charges which is not being included in projections, effect of charges tables and RIYs.
Regulator looks at cutting down the number of steps providers must go through when warning small pot savers about accessing their pots.
New product will only be available via advisers, with quotes available from next month.
Analysis & Opinion
Headlines generated by the sweeping changes of pension freedom have made many equate retirement savings pots with sports cars.
Capital adequacy is an area of the Sipp market that has been the source of much discussion. Greg Kingston looks into what advisers need to know.
For years rumours have surrounded company mergers and book buyouts. But Martin Tilley asks what this could mean for advisers and clients.
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