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FCA crypto ban is a setback for the UK in race to lead growing digital assets marketplace, says GDF

FCA crypto ban is a setback for the UK in race to lead growing digital assets marketplace, says GDF

The Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) recent decision to ban the sale of derivatives and exchange traded notes (ETNs) linked to cryptoassets to retail customers is a huge setback for the UK in maintaining its dominant position as a global fintech hub. The FCA’s decision has left many in the cryptoasset sector questioning the regulator’s willingness to collaborate with them and listen to the views of key market participants.  

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Are your clients truly getting value from their BR solution?

Are your clients truly getting value from their BR solution?

By Matt Dickens, Senior Business Development Director at Ingenious – Financial planners and wealth managers should of course be striving to deliver on the needs and circumstances of specific clients with the most suitable and effective advice. But as with any service, this must be delivered at the best possible value for the investor. Value can be simplistically defined as the service that delivers the most at the lowest financial cost, but in the estate planning space, how do you assess what good value is? 

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Global private wealth holders set to almost double impact investing allocation over next five years

Global private wealth holders set to almost double impact investing allocation over next five years

A new report launched by Campden Wealth, Global Impact Solutions Today (GIST), and Barclays Private Bank reveals the growth in leading private wealth holders and family offices investing for positive social and environment impact, with the average portfolio allocation set to almost double, increasing from 20 per cent in 2019 to 35 per cent by 2025.