02 March 2015
Arch cru investors have been told they must continue to wait to get back what value there is left in the failed fund range, as the liquidation process looks set to drag on beyond this year.
21 January 2015
Arch Financial Products (AFP) chief executive Robin Farrell and former compliance officer Robert Addison have said they are “disappointed” with an Upper Tribunal decision to uphold a regulatory ban and fine against them, but felt "vindicated" by parts of the judgement.
09 January 2015
Arch Financial Products chief executive Robin Farrell and compliance officer Robert Addison have called in administrators to liquidate the company, weeks after the High Court ruled it had been negligent in its management of the failed Arch cru fund range.
18 December 2014
Arch Financial Products and its chief executive Robin Farrell have lost a multi-million pound case against them at the High Court today, related to their management of the failed Arch cru fund range.
13 November 2014
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01 October 2014
The Channel Islands Stock Exchange has been fined £190,000 for its role in the failure of the Arch cru funds.
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.
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