APFA and WMA plan merger to create new trade body

Liz Field to lead new association

Anna Fedorova
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Liz Field: "The resulting trade association will continue to lead the debate on policy and regulatory recommendations."
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Liz Field: "The resulting trade association will continue to lead the debate on policy and regulatory recommendations."

The Association of Professional Financial Advisers (APFA) and the Wealth Management Association (WMA) are set to merge to create the Investment Management & Financial Advice Association (IMFA), with effect from 1 June.

The merger, which is subject to approval by the members of both organisations, would create a joined-up representative body for advice firms that would be led by current WMA CEO Liz Field (pictured...

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