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  • DB Transfers

    An FCA Policy Statement will follow the Consultation Paper CP17/16 Virtually all IFA advice is currently a personal recommendation, so it is a tad confusing why the FCA have in... Read more.

  • MiFID II

    ALIFA has covered most of the issues in previous posts, but the following expands on some of the points: Whilst MiFID II will not be prescriptive to Article 3 non-MiFID... Read more.

  • Data Protection

    Initiated by the EU, new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) are currently being finalised for the UK by the Information Commissioners Office and will replace the current Data Protection Act.... Read more.

  • FCA suitability review

    Below are our observations of the FCA analysis of suitability and disclosure, following the FCA’s themed project “Assessing Suitability Review: Results 2015/2016” Whilst the FCA identified that only 52.9% of... Read more.

  • ALIFA Fact-find

    We have slightly amended the capacity for loss question in the ALIFA fact find so that it now reads; “Would a material investment loss be difficult to recover from and... Read more.