Cold-called investor wins compensation
A company that downplayed the risks of buying shares in unlisted companies to a cold-called investor has been ordered by the UK’s Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) to put the investor into the position she would have been in had she never invested.
Intrinsic to compensate client for pension transfer charges
Intrinsic Financial Planning has been ordered by the UK’s Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) to compensate a client who says he was not aware of the charges that were applied to his pension on transfer.
Former adviser loses mismanaged Sipp claim against Rathbones
The UK’s Financial Services Ombudsman (FOS) has ruled in favour of Rathbones in a case where a client alleged the provider mismanaged his Self-Invested Person Pension (Sipp) portfolio, leading to its underperformance and a financial loss.
Alan Shearer adviser banned for taking insolvent company assets
A UK-based IFA, whose former client was England striker Alan Shearer, has been banned from holding a directorship for sneaking £76,000 from his insolvent advice firm.