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ALLOCATOR PROFILE

Carefully crafted investment strategies, paired with a behavioural approach to manager appraisals, generate successful formula for Stamford Associates' allocator clients

Carefully crafted investment strategies, paired with a behavioural approach to manager appraisals, generate successful formula for Stamford Associates' allocator clients

Stamford Associates, a relatively small and selective London-based investment advisor, has occupied an influential niche in the UK’s investment space for over 30 years. This influence is not necessarily a result of its ability to predict investment trends, nor a taste for the esoteric. 

REGULATION

New research exposes extent of impact on UK investment firms under the FCA’s new Investment Firms’ Prudential Regime

New research exposes extent of impact on UK investment firms under the FCA’s new Investment Firms’ Prudential Regime

Wheelhouse Advisors, an award-winning provider of prudential management, regulatory reporting, accounting, tax and payroll services to the financial services sector has released a new report detailing the findings of in-depth impact assessment work, undertaken with clients over the past 12 months.

SPECIAL REPORT

IFPR: the time to act is now

IFPR: the time to act is now

Firms falling within the remit of the FCA’s new Investment Firm Prudential Regime (IFPR) cannot afford to be passive. They need to set themselves on the right path now if they are to meet the January 2022 compliance deadline. Some firms have a long road ahead as the new rules mean a ten-fold rise in their capital requirements.

SPECIAL REPORT

Action ahead – firms to plan for IFPR compliance

Action ahead – firms to plan for IFPR compliance

By A Paris – January 2022 may seem far away but the preparations financial services firms in the UK need to make to comply with the incoming Investment Firm Prudential Regime (IFPR) are considerable and they need to think about it now, if they haven’t done so already. The new rules are going to usher in significant change for a large swathe of firms active in the UK market.