Brave New World for Advisers

With the RDR rules coming into effect in 2013, how will financial advisers change the structure of their businesses?

The Institute of Financial Planning 29 November, 2012 | 4:33PM

This article was written by Nick Cann, chief executive at the Institute of Financial Planning. It was written specifically for Morningstar’s special series about the Retail Distribution Review (RDR) in the UK. It is part of Morningstar's "Perspectives" series, which is a series of articles written by third-party contributors.

Financial advisers are in the process of adjusting to new Retail Distribution Review (RDR) rules calling for more transparent fees and increased professionalism. To satisfy these rules, many advisers are in the process of overhauling their business models and charging structures.

This sounds like good news for the industry, but is it?  

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