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Release Date: 26th June 2023

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Mark Antony Abley has been fined £106,100 by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and prohibited from performing any function related to advising on Pension Transfers and Pension Opt-Outs. The penalty is a result of his failure to provide suitable Pension Transfer advice while at County Capital Wealth Management Limited (CCWM).

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Key Takeaways for Other Firms:


The FCA’s action against Mark Antony Abley underscores the critical importance of providing suitable and well-justified advice on Pension Transfers. Financial advisers must gather comprehensive client information, conduct accurate analyses, and ensure transparency to protect clients’ interests and comply with regulatory standards.

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