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Jessica List: Early woes for investment pathways

Jessica List assesses the early days of investment pathways for non-advised drawdown investors

FCA final guidance reiterates DB transfers not in consumers’ best interests

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published guidance on advising defined benefit (DB) transfers and has reiterated its stance that it is best savers do not transfer out of final salary pension schemes.

FCA: Firms must understand and act to help financially vulnerable

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has outlined how firms should better understand vulnerable customers and how businesses must act to improve outcomes for those clients.

Henry Cobbe: Retirement in focus – pathways, PROD and proposition

Henry Cobbe returns to RP with an in-depth look at drawdown investment pathways and explains what it means for advisers...

FCA starts High Court action over DB transfer advice failings

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has started High Court proceedings against Paul Steel and Jacqueline Foster, directors of a failed advice firm, over alleged unsuitable defined benefit (DB) transfers.

Justin Corliss: Why are drawdown transfers few and far between?

Justin Corliss looks at the reasons why drawdown transfers are just not happening and whether things will change when 'Assessing Suitability Part 2' hits

Kim Jarvis: In advisers we trust

Kim Jarvis looks at the expansion of the Trust Register Service in her latest article for Retirement Planner

SOLLA and Just Group update adviser vulnerability training

A popular adviser training module focused on client vulnerability has been updated to incorporate latest regulatory guidelines and information on the Covid-19 pandemic.

Failed Liberty SIPP racks up almost 1,700 FSCS claims

Collapsed self-invested personal pension (SIPP) provider Liberty SIPP has received 1,696 claims against it, according to the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS).

FCA denies 12 advice firms authorisation following phoenixing suspicions

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has clamped down on consumer investment harm and prevented 12 firms from gaining authorisation following suspicion of phoenixing in the first 10 months of 2020.
 

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