The industry has welcomed the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) consultation on forcing asset managers to provide greater transparency on transaction costs.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has proposed the introduction of a duty on asset managers to disclose aggregate transaction costs to pension schemes that invest in their funds.
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Multiple codes of conduct on charges and costs would be "horrendous" and make it harder to boost transparency says Margaret Snowdon.
It is "easy" and "profitable" for the fund management industry to ignore the problem of excessive hidden charges says David Pitt-Watson.
The chair of the Investment Association's (IA) advisory board on cost transparency Mark Fawcett has distanced himself from the trade body's controversial report on charges.
The Investment Association's (IA) report on hidden costs and charges has been blasted as "amateurish and totally misleading" in a damning attack from the industry.
The chair of the Investment Association's (IA) advisory board into cost transparency has hit back at criticism over the decision to keep its discussions confidential.
An eleven-strong industry group has been formed to help develop a fiduciary management performance standard.
Senior pension figures have been appointed to advise the Investment Association (IA) on a new disclosure code for investment costs.
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There are more than 100 varieties of charges incurred in pension scheme investment according to research from the Transparency Task Force (TTF).
Up to 4.8 million UK scheme members invested in hedge funds pay 36 times more in fees than they would for low cost alternatives according to SCM Direct.
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IC Select has developed a standard to improve transparency and consistency of performance information across the fiduciary management sector.
Industry veteran Neil Woodford has become one of the first fund managers to stop charging clients for research, paving the way for further changes around fee transparency in the asset management industry.
The Investment Association (IA) has introduced a working group to help establish a new code for disclosing asset management fees and costs.
Daniel Godfrey who left the Investment Association (IA) last year has been appointed ambassador of the Transparency Task Force which campaigns for greater transparency.
Details are emerging of a cost transparency and disclosure code for asset managers that invest on behalf of the local government pension scheme (LGPS).
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A new set of guidelines has been issued to force private equity firms to improve reporting and fee transparency following concerns from investors in recent months.
The Investment Association (IA) says it is still absolutely committed to getting better transparency on fund management costs and charges for pension trustees.
Investment management fees paid by local government pension scheme (LGPS) funds last year ranged from two basis points (bps) all the way up to 86 bps, official figures show.