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Asia banks may not like the prospect of the counter-cyclical capital buffer being foisted on them, but it will do them no real harm
Retail Distribution Review forcing structurers and distributors to consider greater use of online platforms for trading structured products
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The Financial Services Authority’s new regime is set to ban commission payments to IFAs. But will it clash with forthcoming EU regulations on retail distribution or will EU member states follow the FSA's lead? By Magda Ali
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A UK Supreme Court ruling on client money protection at Lehman Brothers could have far-reaching consequences – not just for futures customers of Lehman and MF Global, but on the way all clients view the protections they are granted by law. By Lukas...
Linda Woodall, head of investments at the UK Financial Services Authority talks about the balance between consumer protection and the need to police financial advisers ahead of the Retail Distribution Review
Most independent financial advisers are still unprepared for the implementation of the FSA's Retail Distribution Review, according to market participants
The potential ban on the sale of unregulated collective investment schemes to retail will also reduce the range of investments in the private wealth sector, say industry participants
RRPs are distracting risk professionals, one legal expert says
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