Tag Archives: PRA

We need to know what goes on behind closed doors.

  “The life chances and financial security of millions of people across the country depend on the timely and successful reform of this key piece of financial services regulation,” -Tracy Blackwell- Pension Insurance Corporation. Tracy Blackwell is right. Any reform … Continue reading

Posted in pensions | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Is TPR setting too high a bar for CDC?

If you’re thinking of running a CDC scheme, make sure you have deep pockets. The application price alone is an eye-watering £77,000. This compares with £23,000 to apply for master trust authorisation. No one will make an application without being  … Continue reading

Posted in pensions | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

Judge rules that people matter (shock)

What does that do to the buyout market? — andrew young (@glesgabrighton) August 19, 2019 Adrian is right, Andrew is barking up the wrong tree! The issue here is not “what does this mean for the bulk annuity market, but … Continue reading

Posted in pensions | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

Why we have no time for “Banker Immunity”.

  We have not seen bankers marched in handcuffs from their desks but now it seems we might. The regulators have put-out a consultation paper that seeks to pin accountability on Directors (including non-executive Directors). A good friend of mine … Continue reading

Posted in Bankers, Fiduciary Management, Financial Conduct Authority | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment