Who wants plain language?

Three studies published this summer conclude that respondents value plain English and would like more from their advisors and regulators. Was that too obvious to mention in a blog? CMA stakeholder perceptions survey 2016/17, 26 June 2017 LSB research: consumers with...

Charges not quite too obscure to try

In 2015 the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal threw out a case accusing five solicitors of dishonesty, as too confused and incoherent for the tribunal or the solicitors to know for sure the case being made. The case had featured what was said to be the most detailed...

Writing a clear prospectus

A prospectus must be “easily analysable and comprehensible”: Prospectus Directive, Article 5.1. The Financial Conduct Authority has issued guidance on how to achieve this when drawing up a prospectus for a non-equity bond, for retail investors. The 3-page...
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