The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued a statement of objections to Artemis Investment Management, Hargreave Hale, Newton Investment Management and River & Mercantile Asset Management in the first case the regulator is bringing using its competition enforcement powers, as it believes the firms may have broken competition law.
The FCA alleges that the four firms shared information by disclosing the price they intended to pay, accepting such information, or both, in relation to Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) and placings, shortly...
Almost all listed asset managers have now signed up to the transparency code that launched 12 months ago to help local government funds get better cost data, writes Stephanie Baxter
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While the majority of UK's largest pension funds have taken action on climate change, parliament says there are still some that are failing to manage their schemes responsibly.
Master trusts will have just one chance to demonstrate to The Pensions Regulator (TPR) that they should be authorised under the upcoming regime, the watchdog has said.