It is important the regulator scrutinises platforms but, writes David Tiller, the sector is now at risk of being judged on whether the tools and components on offer are an inducement to the adviser or a genuine customer benefit
Monday 16 July 2018 was a good day. The Interim Report from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) into the 2017 Investment Platforms Market Study gave a pretty strong endorsement of the levels of competition...
No need for wet signatures
'There will be more consolidation'
'Substantial lessening' of competition
'Until absolutely safe'
Asset managers and platforms don't always see eye-to-eye
Boring Money research
Call for evidence will highlight problems
Aviva study shows