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date set for David Ames Fraud Trial

Fraud trial dates to be set for Harlequin investment boss David Ames

26/04/2017

Chairman David Ames, previously described as a ‘Walter-Mitty type character’, gets trial date set, but not until September 2018! Harlequin Properties – an unregulated and high-risk investment that promised to build hotels in sunny-spots like the Caribbean and make investors a fortune, has often been described by critics and commentators as “troubled”, but with Chairman … Continued

Single IFA faces FCA restrictions after no less than 14 upheld Ombudsman complaints regarding high-risk investments into SIPPs

18/01/2017

Kingswood Financial Advisors, a Mid Glamorgan based financial advice firm has had restrictions imposed by the Financial Conduct Authority that mean it can no longer transfer people’s pensions into SIPPs with Non-Standard Investments. The FCA notes say that the firm must not “carry out any regulated activities in relation pension switches and/or pension transfers to … Continued