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Pensioners lose decades of savings in 24 hours

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 14 NOV 2019
... victims lost in 2018 amounts to 22 years of savings. As part of a campaign called ScamSmart, the UK Financial Conduct Authority and The Pensions Regulator have revealed £82,000 (AU$154,202) is the average amount victims of pension scams lost in 2018. ...

YouTube fundie ousted, flagship fund to be wound up

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 OCT 2019
... remain suspended until December. Link said in a statement that it has been in discussions with the UK Financial Conduct Authority in relation to the decision and the decision has been subject to due diligence required by the fund's depository Northern ...

Broker fined for lavish entertainment

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 14 OCT 2019
The Financial Conduct Authority in the UK has fined Tullett Prebon £15.4 million, citing "lavish entertainment" and lack of effective controls. The FCA said Tullett Prebon, an inter-dealer broker which acts for institutional clients transacting in ...

UK insurer fined for annuity sales failings

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 1 OCT 2019
... failing to advise customers they may receive a better deal on annuities if they shopped around. The Financial Conduct Authority said Prudential failed to ensure that customers were "consistently informed" that they may get a better deal and failed to ...

Research budgets shrink at UK asset managers

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 20 SEP 2019
... millions in benefits to investors, according to the UK financial authority's review of MiFID II. The Financial Conduct Authority yesterday published findings from its review of a sample set of firms, after MiFID II's roll out on 3 January 2018. Asset ...

APRA opens margin requirement talks

HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 15 AUG 2019
... prudential regulator proposes to add its UK counterpart, the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and the Financial Conduct Authority to the list of foreign bodies eligible for substituted compliance with APRA's margin requirements in CPS 226 after ...

Standard Life Assurance fined for hawking non-advised annuities

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JUL 2019
... slapped with a £30.8 million ($54.9m) fine by the UK regulator for hawking non-advised annuities. The Financial Conduct Authority found SLA offered its call centre staff "significant bonuses and rewards" if they exceeded targets for selling annuities ...

YouTube fundie called out by FCA

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUL 2019
The UK's Financial Conduct Authority has criticised Neil Woodford who famously issued a tearful YouTube apology to investors whose money was frozen in one of his funds. Woodford Investment Management suspended trading in its Woodford Equity Income Fund ...

YouTube fundie woes continue

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 JUN 2019
The UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has opened an investigation into the events surrounding the suspension of the Woodford Equity Income Fund, with Link Group now caught in the scandal. Earlier this month, star UK fund manager Neil Woodford took ...

FCA stokes intergenerational wealth debate

HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 23 MAY 2019
The Financial Conduct Authority published an intergenerational wealth discussion paper in the hopes of igniting debate over how the financial services industry should respond to the nation's shifting demographics. The discussion paper poses a series ...