This week's top stories included coverage of the Financial Conduct Authority's final report of its asset management market study, where it is considering referring the investment consulting market for a competition investigation.
Also, former pensions minister Baroness Ros Altmann called on firms to reconsider using net pay schemes for lower earners, and The Pensions Regulator's approach to regulation was called "zealous". 1)...
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has granted 11 master trusts extensions to apply for authorisation, as it confirms it has received 22 applications ahead of the 31 March deadline.
Aegon Master Trust, Fidelity Master Trust and Ensign have sent off their authorisation applications to The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
Self-administered pension funds spent £15bn on payments to pensioners in Q4 2018, but received just £12bn in contributions (net of refunds), Office for National Statistics (ONS) data reveals.
Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) and Gresham House are to team up to form a joint venture.