The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) has ruled advisers could not reasonably have known Lehman Brothers was in financial turmoil when they recommended clients invest in structured products to which it was counterparty, in a trio of rulings.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined Credit Suisse International (CSI) £2.4m and Yorkshire Building Society more than £1.4m for giving undue prominence to a structured product's near-unattainable potential return.
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Investec Structured Products is launching a capital-protected plan to reflect investor uncertainty over the extent of the UK's economic recovery.
Structured product provider Morgan Stanley has launched a capital-at-risk plan linked to the FTSE 100, offering investors a return equal to more than twice the index's performance over its six-year term.
Nine companies have been named Adviser Firm of the Year in their respective regions at the Professional Adviser Awards 2014.
Professional Adviser and Protected Product Review (PPR) are delighted to announce the winners of the PPR Structured Product Awards 2013.
‘Overconfident’ and ‘nervous' investors are unsuitable candidates to be investing in structured products, according to new research.
Structured products are rarely used on platforms in the UK but Jasper Thomas, investment funds manager at Aviva Pensions & Investments, says there are more reasons than ever for financial advisers to be considering them in a post-RDR world.
Morgan Stanley has launched a structured product, the Morgan Stanley UK Giants Selector Plan 2.
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