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Time has told for Tideway

  So – over three years after writing that Tideway’s activities in the DB transfer market should be stopped, Tideway’s activities in the DB market have been stopped. A note on the FCA’s register says that, as of 3 July, … Continue reading

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The CMA and IDWG are looking for the right grubs under the wrong stones.

The Competition and Markets Authority has produced the first of a series of working papers (only 90 pages) looking at the buy-side of institutional intermediation (e.g. what happens between buying an asset and the return the customer gets). “The evidence reviewed … Continue reading

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It is time to ban contingent charging on DB transfers.

The argument for contingent charging (in abstract) The best case for contingent charging appears on this blog and it’s made by Pete Doherty, Managing Partner and CIO of Tideway. I published this blog to provide balance and to create debate.  This is … Continue reading

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The FCA is quite right to be worried about DB transfers.

The FCA has published an interesting blog entitled Our work on DB transfers. The nub of its findings follow Since October 2015 we have reviewed a total of 88 DB transfers where the recommendation was to transfer. Out of these, … Continue reading

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The Earth isn’t flat. How contingent fees can deliver the best outcome for customers – Peter Doherty

“This article has been sent me by Peter Doherty, CIO of Tideway Investment Partners  It makes the case for fees for transfer advice only to be charged in the event of a completed transfer and not in the case of … Continue reading

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Estuarial investors – running scared?

  Al Rush and I are aiming for a balanced great transfer debate where the voices of all sides of the conversation will be heard. So we have stretched out the hand of friendship to the estuarial adviser and investment … Continue reading

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Tideway – we’ll resume this conversation on June 19th!

  The original blog published here has been the subject of certain threats by Tideway Investments both to me and to my employers. I have no intention of letting this blog get in the way of my daily work by … Continue reading

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Trenton Oldfield – send the plonker home!

Trenton Oldfield is the fellow who swam in front of the Oxford and Cambridge crews in yesterday’s 158th boat race. Video here. He is Mr Chippy, an Australian intellectual so carried away by his peculiar world view that he put his … Continue reading

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Lady Lucy goes to Henley

Lady Lucy will be sailing on Thursday (First Actuarial Day), Friday (Mallowstreet Day) and Sunday (by invitation). If you’d like to come, contact me on 07785 377768, we might just have a space!
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