29 August 2014
Capita’s administration arm has written to a number of Arch cru investors asking them to return money from the redress scheme, after the payouts breached tax rules.
27 August 2014
The Whitechurch Network spent more than £704,000 in 2013 settling claims related to advice given by its appointed representatives on Keydata and Arch cru.
22 May 2014
Lawyers representing Arch Financial Products (AFP) directors Robin Farrell and Robert Addison today suggested regulatory rules in place at the time their clients are accused of acting "recklessly" in managing the CF Arch cru fund range were unclear.
21 May 2014
The judge overseeing the Tribunal hearing of Arch Financial Products (AFP) directors Robin Farrell and Robert Addison said on Tuesday he had "to be careful not to apply hindsight" when assessing the firm's investment decisions as the FCA outlined its final arguments against them.
20 May 2014
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) on Tuesday accused Arch Financial Products (AFP) chief executive Robin Farrell and former compliance officer Robert Addison of giving inconsistent and vague evidence in their appeal against a regulatory ban and fine handed to them in 2012.
09 May 2014
Lawyers representing Arch Financial Products (AFP) chief executive Robin Farrell and former compliance manager Robert Addison have cited the pair's possible inexperience in running a fast-growing organisation - not a lack of integrity - for some of the problems the regulator uncovered during its investigation into the firm in 2012.
28 April 2014
The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) has rejected five out of 43 claims at decision stage against advice to invest in Arch Cru since it started publishing complaints decisions last April, its data has shown.
13 February 2014
Arch Financial Products' chief executive Robin Farrell has accused the funds’ new manager of giving misleading statements in court.
27 January 2014
Financial advisers are expected to fork out £31.5m in compensation to clients who invested in the CF Arch cru Investment and Diversified funds (Arch cru) and were found to have received unsuitable advice.
23 January 2014
Arch Financial Products' chief executive Robin Farrell and compliance director Robert Addison have hit back at allegations they lied in court, saying these were false and unfair.
22 January 2014
Arch Financial Products chief executive Robin Farrell and compliance director Robert Addison have today been accused of giving inconsistent evidence, lying and distorting the facts during their High Court battle.
18 December 2013
Guy Opperman, Conservative MP for Hexam and secretary of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Arch cru, is "reluctantly" urging his constituents who lost money in the scandal to accept the compensation deal put forward by Capita.
16 December 2013
Investors in the failed Arch cru funds have called for SPL Private Finance to drop its lawsuit against Arch Financial Products and its chief executive Robin Farrell, saying it would "only damage what remains of their investments if unsuccessful".
11 December 2013
The trial of Arch Financial Products and its chief executive Robin Farrell has been postponed until next month.
27 November 2013
Arch Cru's new fund manager John Davey has heavily contested there was a 'fire sale' of Guernsey cells' portfolios that could have lost investors money following his firm's takeover of the investment management mandate in 2009.
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