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Technology is disrupting the asset management industry but offers many opportunities in the process, according to Dominic Traynor, head of digital at M&G Investments.
Financial advisers in the UK may be required to record phone calls to clients under the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) proposals regarding Mifid II, which also looks at extending the RDR commission ban for portfolio managers.
Mark Lyttleton, a former star manager of BlackRock UK Absolute Alpha, has been charged with three counts of insider dealing by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Old Mutual appoints a chairman to its board while Manulife makes a hire to its newly-created position of chief executive for client services for EMEA. HSBC has announced a raft of hires in Geneva, Zurich and Dubai while asset manager Veritas poaches its new head from UBS.
Paying into an Isa or getting pension tax relief can never be tax avoidance, according to Richard Murphy, an economist and long-standing active member of the Tax Justice Network.
Large Chinese mainland insurance companies are on a mission to diversify their asset base and have the UK and Europe in their sights as they look to deploy their money around the world.
The head of the UK’s Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) has called for the £50,000 ($64,907,€57,770) limit on payouts for clients who receive bad financial advice to be scrapped.
In the second of a series of three independent reviews of international life products, Brian O’Neill, consultant at Isle of Man-based actuary and consultancy firm Boal & Co, puts the spotlight on Hansard's regular premium product called Vantage Platinum II.
Novia Global, the international platform arm of UK-based Novia Financial, has started doing business in the Middle East.
Deutsche Bank has confirmed that it is to sell its Abbey Life business to closed book life and pension provider Phoenix Life Holdings, for £935m (€1.08bn, $1.21bn).
A financial adviser who funded a lavish lifestyle from investments in an unauthorised collective investment scheme has had an extra 603 days added to his prison sentence for failing to comply with a court order to repay investors.
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UK insurer Legal & General (L&G) said its retirement unit is on track to double its new business sales in 2016, reporting sales of £5.4bn (€6.2bn, $6.9bn) on Tuesday.
German insurance giant Allianz has bought an undisclosed minority share in Italian digital wealth manager MoneyFarm in a bid to keep pace with the fast-moving fintech sector.
UK-based venture capital investor Albion Ventures has agreed to acquire OLIM Investment Managers from Close Brothers Group.
John Westwood, managing director and founder of European IFA firm The Blacktower Group, has taken over as chairman at the Federation of European Independent Financial Advisers (Feifa).
L&G has appointed ex-chief executive of Scottish Widows to its board of directors, while MUFG names its new business development director for EMEA. SuMi Trust has hired Yukihiro Murota as the head of its international unit as SYZ Asset Management finds a new head of sales for Italy.
Donald Trump called tax avoidance "smart" during the first live US Presidential TV debate with rival Hillary Clinton in New York.
The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) has cracked down on an international insurance company based in the DIFC for selling products to customers outside the centre.
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