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Dealing commissions; do clients get value for their money?

In one key area of asset management, the UK regulator is aiming for global leadership. The Financial Conduct Authority has ambitions to drive the EU debate on dealing commissions, and establish London as an investor-focused low cost centre. The first step is its current consultation on dealing commissions, which should raise standards and give retail […]

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Who loses from IPO conflicts?

The process for initial public offerings is one of the most opaque areas of the market, and is ripe for reform. The current IPO boom mirrors the excesses of the tech bubble a decade ago. That resulted in fines and new rules – but it’s still not fixed. There is a clear public interest in […]

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