Avoiding a “suitability gap” between Financial Advisers and Discretionary Investment/Fund Managers
27 Apr 2016
Suitability is a key tenet that has in large part reshaped how retail financial services and products are distributed in the post-RDR world. Client best interests are now the paramount consideration when determining which financial products and services are appropriate. Financial Services firms must be able to demonstrate that their business models, products and services meet this standard. Suitability and appropriateness are obligations that Financial Advisory firms and Discretionary Investment/Fund Managers must work out between themselves.