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Latest Panacea Adviser articles

Woodford. The thrill has gone
Last week, Woodford investment saw crashes after short-seller attack. In situations like this I often turn to the blues for some short sharp analytical lyrical inspiration of the situation. In this case to quote Muddy Waters (not that firm) but the blues-man’s song ‘Rolling and Tumblin’. ...more >
August 14, 2019

FSCS nil, nicht, nada, rien. HM treasury £45.5m
A few weeks back I saw that Bank of Scotland were subjected to a fairly whopping fine for ‘Fraud Failures’. ...more >
August 5, 2019

Crime, punishment and tax
We hear that BA is facing a chunky fine for data protection breaches, £183m in fact, equivalent to 1.5% of the airline's annual turnover. The Information Commissioner's Office said it found "poor security arrangements" by BA. CEO Alex Cruz expressed surprise. This the biggest the ICO has ever imposed. Welcome to the world of ‘punishment taxation’ Snr Cruz. ...more >
July 9, 2019

Brexit fallout, would you employ Olly Robbins?
I do not know, him, have never met him or have any personal axe to grind but last week’s announcement that the ‘Rasputin’ of Brexit is to leave (when Theresa May leaves office) his role as head of the European and Global Issues Secretariat, advising the Prime Minister on the EU and to oversee Brexit came as not a big surprise ...more >
July 3, 2019

A nice little earner.
Dodgy dealing has come along way over the years, gone are the good old days’ as some may see it, when a little bit of petty larceny was seen as a fair contest between the ‘punter,’ the police and the villain. ...more >
June 28, 2019

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