Tag Archives: regulation

TEN THINGS WE LEARNED FROM STATE OF THE ADVISER NATION 2018. NUMBER 7 WILL DRIVE YOU WILD!

So, it’s my second to last working day before paternity leave starts and I’m ticking off items on the to-do list faster than an [insert witty metaphor here that I’m too busy to think of]. Our second annual State of […]

CONSUMERS HAVE THEIR SAY ABOUT PLATFORMS

Weighing in at 91 pages and backed by a study of more than 3,000 platform users, the consumer research element of the FCA’s Investment Platforms Market Study (IPMS[1]) is a heavyweight. And while it doesn’t land many blows or produce […]

Assess THIS: our thoughts on the FCA’s Asset Management Market Study paper PS18/08

Today is a significant day for asset management in the UK. The Asset Management Market Study has taken a big step towards its conclusion with the publication of the first set of final rules, addressing most of the main issues […]

Assess THIS: our thoughts on the FCA’s Asset Management Market Study paper PS18/08

Today is a significant day for asset management in the UK. The Asset Management Market Study has taken a big step towards its conclusion with the publication of the first set of final rules, addressing most of the main issues […]

THE DAY PENSIONS GOT EDGY

Yesterday, over 200 pension-world glitterati gathered at Peterborough Showground in front of a sterling cast to debate the big issue in pensions today: DB to DC transfers. It was absolutely roasting. There was energy in the room. There were arguments. […]

THE DAY PENSIONS GOT EDGY

Yesterday, over 200 pension-world glitterati gathered at Peterborough Showground in front of a sterling cast to debate the big issue in pensions today: DB to DC transfers. It was absolutely roasting. There was energy in the room. There were arguments. […]

PUNS ABOUT SPECIALIST SIPP DUE DILIGENCE ARE HARD TO FIND

Here at the lang cat, we’re no strangers to banging on about due diligence. We’re also not above making suggestions as to how it could be that little bit better/less painful for all concerned. But our feline musings have traditionally […]

PUNS ABOUT SPECIALIST SIPP DUE DILIGENCE ARE HARD TO FIND

Here at the lang cat, we’re no strangers to banging on about due diligence. We’re also not above making suggestions as to how it could be that little bit better/less painful for all concerned. But our feline musings have traditionally […]

HULK SMASH SECONDARY ANNUITIES!

Perhaps I was having a grumpy day (a blip in my otherwise sunny persona) when I wrote/ranted about the truly horrible prospect of a secondary annuity market. Or perhaps it was just a natural reaction to that horrible prospect. In […]

HULK SMASH SECONDARY ANNUITIES!

Perhaps I was having a grumpy day (a blip in my otherwise sunny persona) when I wrote/ranted about the truly horrible prospect of a secondary annuity market. Or perhaps it was just a natural reaction to that horrible prospect. In […]