FSA says rules on advisers handling medical info adequate

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The Financial Services Authority (FSA) has said general rules governing the handling of clients' medical information by advisers are sufficient after concerns were raised by a provider.

The regulator said its rules do not specifically cover advisers' roles in submitting applications for protection insurance, but are focussed on consumer outcomes, which it said provided adequate sa...

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