Armchair Critic: On value, regulation and disclosure

What advisers think

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Brendan Llewellyn: "Given the FCA’s number-one purpose is consumer protection, it should certainly be concerned if disclosure breaches reasonable levels of complexity and volume."
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Brendan Llewellyn: "Given the FCA’s number-one purpose is consumer protection, it should certainly be concerned if disclosure breaches reasonable levels of complexity and volume."

Our Armchair Critic Brendan Llewellyn recently canvassed the thoughts of 250-odd advisers and tapped into some instructive thinking on what clients value, regulatory 'support' and how much disclosure is too much

So what do clients value from their adviser? Estimations as to the value of advice have tended to look at outcomes for advised versus non-advised investors. These studies are fraught with ambiguities -...

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