"The potential to distort competition" in the platform market is a key focus of the Investment Platforms Market Study, wide-ranging terms of reference for which the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published today.
The regulator said it would also explore which factors advisers prioritise when choosing, reviewing and deciding whether to switch platform, and whether platforms consider the end-investor when competing...
More focus on global equities
PA360 – 24 April 2018
Plans to hire more advisers
Exams start in December
Additional funds to be added in due course