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How will international life companies retain and build on their market share of the financial services industry in the years ahead?
Two-thirds of recent UK retirees who took cash from their pension pots during their first year of retirement did so without seeking any professional advice.
One of Australia's big four banks, Westpac Banking Corp, has announced plans to remove all product related incentives from frontline staff in its retail branches as part of efforts to rebuild trust with its customers.
Clients receiving poor advice from inadequately qualified financial advisers has made some parts of Europe like working in the ‘wild west’, according to Andrea Speed, head of Spanish IFA firm Speed Financial Solutions.
The winners in International Adviser’s inaugural Best Practice Adviser Awards 2016 for the Europe region were announced on Wednesday afternoon at London’s Waldorf Hilton Hotel, held directly after our Future Advisory Forum Europe.
Advisers are losing business because they are failing to provide clients with a good customer experience, not because other companies are beating them on price, according to Rod Bryson, principal - wealth, long-term savings and insurance at Capgemini Consulting.
Chief executive Phil Neilson talks about starting Just Service HK from scratch, the future of fintech and ambitions to triple his client base from 500 to 1,500 over the next 12 months.
Advisers across Europe will be able to stay ahead of regulatory and legislative changes following the launch of a database and documents library by the European Federation of Financial Intermediaries and Financial Advisers (Fecif).
Much has been written about the disruptive impact technology has and is liable to continue to have on the financial services sector but the point, however, is to take some action.
New mutual fund charges and regulations that could have a dramatic effect on the number of funds offered on international platforms and within life insurance wrappers have become law in the United Arab Emirates.
Regulation is moving at such a fast pace that within five years all financial services markets around the world will ban commission and implement an RDR-like regime, Jasper Berens, head of UK funds at JPM Asset Management has predicted.
The International Adviser International Life Awards 2016 were announced on Wednesday at London’s The Langham Hotel during a dinner held after our flagship life industry conference, the Fund Links Forum.
A UK Treasury official has said the government is looking at introducing a law that would force pension providers to pay towards creating the pensions dashboard.
Hansard International has introduced an online tool that enables financial advisers to request instant withdrawals on behalf of their clients via its adviser-dedicated platform Hansard Online (HOL).
The UK’s newly installed chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond is to make his first autumn statement in the house of commons on 23 November, putting his own stamp on the treasury and setting out the financials post the Brexit vote.
A random walk through the world of wealth management.
Schroders has become the latest associate member to join Fecif, the European Federation of Financial Intermediaries and Financial Advisers.
As Old Mutual International’s head of region for Europe, David Matthews is well placed to offer insights on how the markets there are evolving in response to regulation and the impact on financial advisers.
International portfolio bonds and in-specie transfers can be hugely beneficial to those who have worked abroad for multiple companies and have amassed a collection of international shareholdings, says Norrie Little, head of propositions for Hansard International.
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