The recent 'Dear CEO' letter sent by the FCA to pension providers could mean pension freedoms for defined benefit (DB) scheme members are "being eroded", one SIPP provider has warned.
Standard Life Aberdeen has won a tribunal in which it claimed Lloyds Banking Group was not entitled to give notice to terminate investment management arrangements for a £109bn mandate.
Treasury launches fresh inquiry into post-Brexit financial regulation as UK enters 'uncharted waters'
The Treasury Select Committee has launched a new inquiry into the future of the UK's financial services once it has left the European Union.
Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond is expected to use next Monday's Budget to launch a feasibility study into the use of pensions to fund UK patient capital opportunities.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is to press ahead with its plan to require firms to provide suitability reports for advice against a pension transfer despite concerns over additional advice costs.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has held back from making any changes to its rules on contingent charging for defined benefit (DB) transfers in its latest policy paper on the subject.
The government has backed down from its calls for mutual regulatory recognition post Brexit and will now push for a deal that will see UK and EU financial services firms' access to each other's markets scaled back when the country leaves the bloc.
The Investment Association (IA) has updated its template Investment Management Agreement (IMA) to reflect new MiFID II requirements, which came into force on 3 January 2018.
The FSCS has cited the growing number of claims relating to defined benefit (DB) pension transfers as the main reason for the lifeboat scheme's levy for this year being a fifth higher than it forecast in January.
The FCA and TPR are seeking input on how best to collaborate in regulating the retirement income market over the coming decade, in the wake of the introduction of both pension freedom and auto-enrolment.
A ban on pension cold-calling will be put into law by June this year after the government introduced amendments to the Financial Guidance and Claims Bill.
New regulatory rules which require providers and advisers to produce annuity illustrations will not solve the problem of consumer detriment as they are "fundamentally" flawed, according to Retirement Advantage.
The Pensions Ombudsman is investigating a group of more than 150 complaints about transfer values from British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) members.
Fund groups have been criticised as newly disclosed transaction costs under MiFID II show the actual cost of ownership of some of the UK's most popular funds is as high as 85% above previously disclosed OCFs.
Transparency and anti-Brexit campaigner Gina Miller is planning to sue the FCA over its approach to MiFID II, claiming the regulator is not taking a firm enough approach to ensure asset managers comply with the new rules.
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PP analyses responses to the FCA's consultation on transaction costs
PP finds steps to reduce manipulation in the FX markets have led to higher costs and volatility
More than half of asset management firms will not reduce fees for the April charge cap on defined contribution (DC) default funds, according to a poll.
The Association of British Insurers' (ABI) review of legacy workplace pension schemes is "conflicted and ineffective", according to campaign group ShareAction.
A ruling that alleged pensions liberation schemes are not occupational schemes would have significant implications for members, a lawyer has argued.
London's local government pension schemes are poorly and inconsistently governed due to "fundamental flaws" that could threaten their sustainability, the Pensions Institute says.