Personal Investment Authority

Personal Investment Authority
The Self-Regulating Organisation (See Self-Regulating Organisations) with responsibility for those marketing packaged investment products ( packaged products). Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein financial glossary
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Personal Investment Authority ( PIA)
Self-Regulating Organisation which was responsible for authorising and policing independent financial advisers and other firms marketing financial products and services. It has now been absorbed into the Financial Services Authority under the Financial Services and Markets Bill. Financial Services Glossary

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Personal Investment Authority ˌPersonal Inˈvestment Auˌthority abbreviation PIA noun FINANCE LAW ORGANIZATIONS
an organization in Britain that makes sure that institutions selling investments to the public obey the law, and that is part of the Financial Services Authority

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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