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Retail products distribution payments under FCA spotlight: FCA finalised guidance on inducements & conflicts of interest *

United Kingdom - February 10 2014
The FCA has set an uncompromising compliance standard for what it sees as unacceptable payments from product providers to advisors in the retail…

Co-authors: Alison Matthews, Geoffrey Maddock, Patricia Horton, Henrietta de Salis.

RDR in practice: FCA concerns about inducements undermining RDR objectives (thematic review and guidance consultation 13/5) *

United Kingdom - October 3 2013
The FCA has highlighted serious concerns over payments (and other benefits) in service or distribution agreements which it considers may undermine…

Co-authors: Karen Anderson, Geoffrey Maddock.

Latest MF Global client money judgment provides clarity on interaction between client money trust claim and general insolvency claim *

United Kingdom - September 6 2013
The latest Court judgment arising from the MF Global UK Ltd ("MF Global") insolvency provides further clarity on how client money entitlements under…

Co-authors: Jenny Stainsby, Karen Anderson, Henrietta Thomas, Sarah Thomas.

Market abuse update *

United Kingdom - July 31 2013
Last week, the FCA concluded its first successful enforcement action against a high-frequency trader, demonstrating its commitment to tackle market…

Co-authors: Jenny Stainsby, Hannah Cassidy, Karen Anderson, Christine Astaniou, Wendy Saunders.

FCA confirms bans on payments to platforms and cash rebates *

United Kingdom - May 2 2013
The FCA has published its policy statement and final rules confirming that it will ban (i) payments from product providers to platforms, and (ii)…

Co-authors: Jenny Stainsby, Christine Astaniou.

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