In the News: Professional Adviser: Firms urged to engage with ‘huge opportunity’ PRIIPs consultation

On 9 December the UK government announced it would repeal the European Union’s packaged retail and insurance-based investment products (PRIIPs) regulation as a “matter of priority”. It launched a consultation to seek views on an alternative framework for the disclosure with the FCA at the helm. Shane Flatman, Confluence’s Senior Product Manager – Compliance, Reporting and Services, provides input on how UK advisers are affected by the announcement in an article for Professional Adviser.

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