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Link vows to fight class action

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 SEP 2021
... prepared to defend the company against any proceedings. Leigh Day claims that Link was in breach of Financial Conduct Authority rules in the way it managed and monitored the fund, which ultimately led to the fund's collapse, causing ordinary investors ...

Kiwi markets regulator names new chief

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 14 SEP 2021
... Reserve Bank of New Zealand and worked at the Financial Services Authority in London (now known as the Financial Conduct Authority). "Samantha Barrass brings deep international regulatory experience and leadership skills to the role. She has had a very ...

Fund managers failing value assessments: FCA

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 8 JUL 2021
... financial services regulator reveals. A review of 18 fund managers between July 2020 and May 2021 by the Financial Conduct Authority found that active managers do not seriously consider how their investment policy, strategy and fees work together to ...

UK bans crypto exchange Binance

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 28 JUN 2021
The UK Financial Conduct Authority has banned well-known and popular crypto exchange Binance from operating in its jurisdiction. Binance, which is Cayman Islands domiciled, claims to be the biggest Bitcoin exchange and alt-coin cryptocurrency exchange ...

JANA appoints head of sustainability

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 24 MAY 2021
... Africa.Prior to this, she was an investigator in enforcement and financial crime division of the UK's Financial Conduct Authority. "JANA has been steadily expanding our capabilities in the sustainability space in recent years. We are thrilled to have ...

Vanguard UK upends cost of advice

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 20 APR 2021
... pay entry or exit fees. Vanguard's fee sits well below the industry average. UK regulator the Financial Conduct Authority calculated that advisers charge 2.4% on average on investible amounts for the initial advice and 0.8% per year for ongoing advice. ...

Equity Trustees adds new client

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 15 APR 2021
... Managers looking for a turn-key solution to launching UCITS funds in Europe." Gate is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and invests in equities, bonds, futures, options and alternative assets. "Equity Trustees have shown a true partnership ...

Multi-boutique adds partner

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 26 MAR 2021
... London-based private markets manager. Pacific Current Group (PAC) has received approval from UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to invest in Astarte Capital Partners, after entering a purchase agreement on December 24. PAC is paying GBP4.4 million ...

Link faces another lawsuit

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 9 MAR 2021
... investors could redeem their shares on request or that their money was invested sensibly. The UK's Financial Conduct Authority has been copping heat from investors for its sluggishness into investigating the fund, particularly as Woodford claimed that ...

Woodford flags comeback

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 FEB 2021
... investors that disgraced fund manager Neil Woodford is launching a new venture, WCM Partners. The Financial Conduct Authority was forced to act after Woodford announced that his new investment firm is in the works, reportedly operating out of Jersey. ...
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