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Client interests: first, best or last?

21 August 2016

Imagine you’re seeing your doctor or lawyer and they tell you “just so we are clear, my duty is to put your interests first… but I won’t necessarily be acting in your best interests.” How would you feel? Comforted and relieved? Or surprised and confused? In this commentary Pathefinder Asset Management's John Berry looks at a financial adviser’s duty to place the interests of the client first (but not to act in the client’s best interests). What does this mean? Is it what clients expect? More>