Association of Member Directed Pensions Schemes(AMPS) chairman Neil MacGillivray talks to Helen Morrissey about the challenges facing the industry as well as his plans for his tenure.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has further delayed the publication of its proposals for new capital adequacy requirements for self-invested personal pension (SIPP) providers, saying it wanted to factor in the findings of its current thematic review and consultation.
Providers should take a stand against pension liberation schemes by refusing to comply with transfer requests, advisers say.
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A group of investors is preparing to pursue self-invested personal pension (SIPP) provider Stadia Trustees for hundreds of thousands of pounds via the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) for what it claims was its failure to carry out proper due diligence on an unregulated investment they put their pension money into.
The self-invested personal pension (SIPP) market is in a ‘Mexican stand-off’ situation with the regulator as it awaits capital adequacy regulation and the outcome of the third thematic review, a provider has said.
Liberty SIPP has reduced its offering to a single self-invested personal pension (SIPP) - Liberty Option SIPP.
Post-retirement life expectancy for men and women is declining, according to analysis of Office for National Statistics (ONS) data, though experts say it is likely a "blip" rather than a longer term trend.
Financial services firm True Potential Investments has launched a self-invested personal pension (SIPP) with no annual charges or transfer fees to ease the process of consolidation.
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has said it, together with Essex Police, is continuing to investigate complaints into troubled overseas property company Harlequin.
Self-invested personal pension (SIPP) provider Barnett Waddingham has added Brewin Dolphin, Charles Stanley and Rowan Dartington to its discretionary fund management panel for its members.
The FCA is to undertake its third thematic review of the SIPP market in six years due to evidence of ‘significant consumer detriment’. Carmen Reichman gauges reaction to the FCA's broad-brush approach…
The regulator's looming thematic review into the self-invested personal pension (SIPP) market could force a number of smaller players out, making it a "more comfortable" situation for the regulator, according to John Moret.
The regulator should crack down on self-invested personal pension (SIPP) providers that work with unregulated investment schemes promising above-average returns, according to one provider.
MoretoSIPPs principal John Moret says the FCA places “unreasonable” responsibilities on SIPP providers when many of the issues the industry faces are advice based.
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