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US Prosecutors charge Beaufort Securities with Fraud

03/05/2018

UK & US authorities teamed up to investigate Beaufort Securities Limited for “securities fraud” Beaufort Securities, which helped clients build collections of investments, has been charged with fraud by the US Department of Justice, following an investigation that involved multiple other “conspirator” firms/individuals, and an undercover sting involving a Picasso painting. The UK’s own financial … Continued

Ban cold-calling about pensions

Prominent MP calls for BAN on unregulated pension introducers

02/01/2018

Frank Field, who currently chairs the Work and Pensions Select Committee has spoken out about what many consider to be a HUGE part of the pensions mis-selling scandal: Unregulated pension introducers that lead people into potentially unsafe, unsuitable or even “scam” pensions. What are unregulated pension introducers? You know those cold-calls you probably get asking … Continued

number of unsuitable british steel pension transfers

Transferred your British Steel Pension? As many as 1in3 may have been mis-sold

01/18/2018

Has your pension transfer away from BSPS put you at hidden risk? The Financial Conduct Authority has released some data from it’s urgently conducted check on financial advisers who advised British Steel Pension Scheme members about their pension, and the news doesn’t look great… Of the 129 cases the regulator has looked at so far, … Continued

FCA targets

Why is FCA is targeting Financial Advisers that recommend high-risk investments?

10/31/2017

The FCA may be refocusing their attention on certain financial advisers FCA to look into advisers recommending high-risk investments What is a UCIS? Why does it matter? FCA Director of Policy David Geale has said that financial advisers that recommend unregulated investments could be in the regulator’s scopes from 2018. The Financial Conduct Authority has … Continued