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A slippery market

A slippery market

Advisers must stay on the ball as the UK regulator continues to tweak pension transfer rules in an attempt to get a handle on this rapidly evolving sector, writes Mark Battersby. The FCA's ongoing scrutiny of pension transfers continues to keep the various market players on their toes.One of the triggers for the unprecedented number of transfers out of defined-benefit (DB) schemes, an estimated 80,000 between April 2016 and March 2017, according to The Pensions Regulator, is the extraordinarily high values put on projected pension income. Please link to International Adviser to read the full article by Mark Battersby.

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