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Berkeley Burke v FOS decision due ‘in next few weeks’

The concluding judgement in the ongoing Berkeley Burke versus the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) case is set to be given...

FOS accuses SIPP provider Berkeley Burke of ‘tick-box mentality’

A lawyer representing the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) has accused SIPP administrator Berkeley Burke of a 'tick-box mentality' after it...

FCA accused of ‘not understanding own rules’ during hearing

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has been accused of "not understanding its own rules" by Berkeley Burke lawyers, after it...

Berkeley Burke needed ‘crystal ball’ to know 2011 SIPP obligations

Lawyers representing embattled SIPP provider Berkeley Burke argued the firm would have needed to "peer into a crystal ball" to...

Former FCA advice director Linda Woodall dies

Former Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) advice director Linda Woodall died in September after leaving the regulator at the end of...

New pension transfer rules to change advice conversations – research

New rules from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) on pension transfer advice will bring about a significant change in the...

Andy Thompson: FCA’s balancing act on pension transfer advice

Nervousness over pension transfers has understandably reached fever pitch over the past year. In this area of advice, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is...

The pros and cons of contingent charging – FCA paper

The FCA has refrained from any changes to its rules on contingent charging for DB transfers in today's policy paper...

FCA tightens triage rules, bemoans lack of guidance understanding

The FCA has confirmed it will tighten the rules around the triage process in pension transfer advice, while noting respondents to its consultation "showed...

FCA delays decision on DB transfer contingent charging ban

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has held back from making any changes to its rules on contingent charging for defined benefit (DB) transfers in...

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