The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) could face paying out tens of millions of pounds linked to claims of bad advice to invest in film and property schemes, as an advice firm teeters on the brink of default.
Old Mutual Wealth's (OMW) decision to launch a national advice firm has raised the spectre that the fund giant will leverage the mass of data it holds on its investors to poach clients from other advisers.
The Pension Ombudsman Service (POS) has dismissed a complaint against self-invested personal pension (SIPP) provider Berkley Burke, ruling it was not the firm's responsibility to carry out detailed due diligence on unregulated investments.
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