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France’s markets watchdog has set out rules to limit the repayments asset managers make to investors when markets are stressed, making it the latest regulator to shine a light on the industry.
British MPs have criticised HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) over its lack of scrutiny on whether tax reliefs are being used effectively, raising doubts about plans to digitise its services.
Bermuda-based Northstar Financial Services has launched an S&P 500 index-linked product which will carry a 100% capital return guarantee.
An ex-Goldman Sachs banker is facing a ban from Singapore’s securities industry , while Standard Chartered and Coutts have been hit with record fines for their roles in Malaysia’s 1MDB scandal.
AxiomSL, a firm specialising in regulatory reporting and risk management, has announced it will be opening its first Middle East office in the the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).
The HL Select UK Shares Fund launch on Friday has been hailed as its biggest ever by Hargreaves Lansdown.
A Zurich stalwart has been hired to the Middle East to head up the life insurer’s retail distribution team, while Bangkok-based advisory firm MBMG announces a departure. Close Brothers appoints a new business development director, who will work closely with UK advisers.
The head of a UK IFA firm, which was one of the biggest sellers of the ill-fated Harlequin Property investments, has been fined £233,600 (€274,259, $291,491) for the poor advice he doled out to pension clients.
The British government has approved a new specialist financial adviser apprenticeship standard and will offer employers up to £9,600 ($11,979, €11,270) in financial help toward the training of a competent adviser.
UK wealth manager Tilney for Intermediaries is planning to launch a new range of ‘risk graded, low cost multi-asset funds’ in the first quarter of 2017.
The Australian government has passed a law that will significantly reduce the upfront commissions paid on life insurance products and cap ongoing charges.
The UK’s Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) has warned it may impose an interim levy on life and pension advisers over the increasing number of claims related to self-invested personal pension schemes (Sipps).
Investors took their money out of emerging market (EM) assets in November at the fastest pace since the 2013 Taper Tantrum, according to the Institute of International Finance (IIF).
The price of Brent crude oil surged above $50 (£40, €47) per barrel as rumours became reality that OPEC members had finally reached an agreement.
The director of a bankrupt UK-based IFA firm, who also ran a trading room, has been disqualified for eight years for failing to account for more than £4m ($4.9m, €4.6m) of client’s money, the Insolvency Service has revealed.
Woodford Investment Management (IM) and Legal & General’s principal investment arm have taken stakes in a £150m ($187m,€176m) venture platform to support UK digital start-ups at all stages of the funding cycle.
Cape Town-headquartered IFA firm Carrick Wealth is expanding its flagship Invictus programme, a training academy launched earlier this year aimed at the company’s would-be advisers.
Australian-listed financial services firm IOOF Holdings has indicated it is interested in buying the ANZ bank’s domestic wealth management business.
Brewin Dolphin has posted a 17.9% fall in pre-tax profits as it has published its preliminary annual results for 2016 in a year that included a “challenging” first half.
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