IFAs still confused by structured products


The average independent financial adviser (IFA) in the UK is confused about the benefits and intricacy of structured products, according to Jonathan Whitham, research and development manager for UK IFA consultancy Bankhall.

Speaking at a conference organised by Arete Consulting in London earlier this month, Whithman called for the introduction of ‘kitemarked’ products with straightforward features and the establishment of a trade body to represent structured products providers.

“Presently, the

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