Is the FCA barking up the wrong tree over platforms?
The Financial Conduct Authority wants to use the platform review to drive more competition in the asset management sector, but experts are asking whether it is looking in the wrong place.
Asset management sector review dwarfs RDR, says Nucleus CEO
The UK Financial Conduct Authority’s report into the asset management sector is “way bigger” than the retail distribution review (RDR), with fund managers expected to “bear the sharp end of the pressure on fees”, says David Ferguson, chief executive of wrap platform Nucleus.
APFA says UK Gov’t needs to fix ‘unfair rules’ facing advisers
The UK Government needs to address “unfair rules” which mean advisers face uncapped liability until death, the Association of Professional Financial Advisers (APFA) said in its response to the launch of a Financial Advice Market Review.