Change October 2017: Asset Management Market Study
Mark De Ste Croix MCSI, head of compliance & legal at Raymond James Investment Services, looks at the impact of the recent FCA study for asset managers, private wealth managers and platforms
The final findings of this major FCA study were published in June, and while there may not be any single earth-shattering fact or outcome, the impact of the proposed remedies on asset managers, private wealth managers and platforms is likely to be felt for years to come. The FCA has commented on various broad categories of findings, being ‘price competition’, ‘performance’, ‘clarity of objectives and charges’, and ‘investment consulting and other intermediaries’.
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