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OPS Pension Transfers: ATEB undertakes in-depth analysis and has concerns

ATEB has completed a number of Section 166 Skilled Persons reviews - here are some of the lessons learnt.

Complaints rules have changed - have you updated your procedures and templates? See here 

Pension Transfer rules have changed. Switching pensions with GARs now require additional permissions.

Do you have a clearly defined and consistently applied investment process?

Are you truly Independent? Read ATEB's special report here.

Consumer Credit. FCA regulation much more onerous than the OFT - do you have the right permissions?


The FCA is pushing ahead with implementation of the FAMR. The latest consultation paper explains what is happening.

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Is it possible to merge Drawdown Plans?

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ATEB Training Days announced

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The regulator first published guidance on pension switching advice in 2009. It still applies yet firms do not always meet the requirements.

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It seems highly likely that adviser fees will come under FCA scrutiny. 

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Fish, tree or river?

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