Royal London offering ‘substantial’ cash for annuity guarantees
Royal London is worried pension holders are “throwing away” their guaranteed annuity rate (GAR) under the new pension freedoms and it wants to offer them cash for the promised return.
Macquarie clients with A$1.3m pushed out of private wealth
A cull of advisers and a shift in strategy have put clients of Australia’s Macquarie Group with less than A$1.3m (£724,000, $977,000, €829,000) of assets in limbo.
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Isle of Man ‘constraints’ key to Hansard Bahamas move
Hansard’s strategic move to set up a licenced company in the Bahamas was partly driven by the Isle of Man’s sweeping Conduct of Business Code rules which go live in January 2019, the London Stock Exchange-listed company chief executive Gordon Marr has revealed.
Embattled Aussie insurer AMP facing five lawsuits
AMP will have the dubious honour of becoming the first Australian firm to simultaneously face five class actions if three more law firms made good on plans to sue the embattled insurance company.