Advisers have criticised the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) latest proposal to remove them from its register if they are not considered 'senior managers', arguing the regulator was attempting to shirk responsibility.
The FCA said the proposed changes were intended to "reinforce that firms, rather than the regulator, are responsible for ensuring their staff are fit and proper", but advisers said the regulator was shirking...
Investors have largely avoided financials over the past 10 years, with the share prices of US and European banks having largely stood still relative to broader markets since 2007. But while banks won't return to their record valuations any time soon (and...
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