FCA publishes BSPS redress consultation

Since I had written extensively about the feasibility of a redress scheme to cover advice to members of the British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS), I want to comment briefly (even if too quickly) on the consultation paper published today by the FCA. I had set out in my...

Feedback on my British Steel article

I wrote here that the entire basis of the FCA’s assessment of the suitability of transfers from a DB or final-salary scheme to personal pension in readiness for drawdown was so flawed on first principles as to make any s404 consumer redress scheme that relied on...

A reasoning error at FOS

In my recent article on the ‘false logic’ in the FCA’s guidance on transfers from DB pension schemes to personal pensions, I alluded to the risk of awards by the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) being biased by that logic. Searching FOS published...