Regulation

Steven Levin: FCA’s investment pathways are largely on the right track

The rationale behind the FCA's investment pathways solution is sensible but, believes Steven Levin, the initiative does need tweaks - particularly since...

Link Pension Trustees fined £104,000 over McDonald’s scheme failures

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has handed Link Pension Trustees fines totalling £103,750 for multiple breaches of pensions law in relation to the McDonald's Franchisee...

FCA launches consultation on intergenerational implications for pensions

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has launched a consultation on the intergenerational implications for pensions in both accumulation and decumulation...

FSCS tops up steelworker payouts by £80,000 after recalculation

The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) has topped up the compensation payouts of five steelworkers, adding a total of £80,000...

FCA hits back: Providers will not be responsible for DB advice

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has clarified its position after its 'Dear CEO' letter left pension providers unsure how far...

Pension freedom rights ‘eroded’ by Dear CEO letter

The recent 'Dear CEO' letter sent by the FCA to pension providers could mean pension freedom for defined benefit (DB)...

NEST applies for master trust authorisation

The government-backed auto-enrolment (AE) provider is the latest master trust to apply for authorisation to The Pensions Regulator (TPR), RP's sister publication Professional Pensions...

FCA proposes measures to ‘strengthen transparency’ of costs and charges in IGCs

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has launched a consultation setting out proposed rules that would require contract-based schemes to disclose costs and charges to...

Jury still out on SIPP providers – FCA’s Andrew Bailey:

The "jury is still out" on whether the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is satisfied with the response from SIPP operators,...

Just 10 of FCA’s 3,700 staff work on pension scams team

Just 10 Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) staff out of a total workforce of some 3,700 are working on pension scams,...
 

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