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Suitability reports

Join us for a webinar focusing on suitability letters, the regulatory requirements and how they are enabled in Engage Core.

In this webinar, we will cover:
• the overall guidelines for suitability letters as required by the COBS rulebook
• Defaqto’s approach to suitability letters
• how this is enabled in Engage Core
Recorded Mar 5 2020 7 mins
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    • Defaqto’s approach to suitability letters
    • how this is enabled in Engage Core
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