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KARREN VERGARA   Advisers are urged to register with the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) or else risk operating illegally, warns a member.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON   A West Australian advice firm was named Practice of the Year in Sentry Group's 2016 Excellence Awards.
EMMA RAPAPORT   Commonwealth Bank has priced its first climate bond, raising $650 million to fund a range of renewable and low-carbon projects in Australia.
EMMA RAPAPORT   New-York based financial firm Goldman Sachs is planning to launch an ETF which will invest in high-yield corporate debt, according to documents filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.
KARREN VERGARA   Unprecedented challenges in the life insurance industry are exacerbating profitably and forcing some players out of the market, the latest PwC report shows.
ALEX BURKE   A global provider of life insurance claims software entered into a strategic partnership with an Australian wealth management consultancy.
EMMA RAPAPORT   Self-managed superannuation fund trustees have high growth expectations for the next 12 months yet more than 50% have moved to more defensive asset allocations amid continuing market volatility, the latest statistics from AMP Capital show.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON   DomaCom completed its first fractional property acquisition transaction via managedaccounts.com.au.
BENJAMIN ONG   Underwriting this booming confidence is, of course, US President Trump's promised reflationary policies - mainly tax cuts and fiscal spending on infrastructure (and the Wall?) -- and the US Federal Reserve's 'go slow' approach towards policy normalisation.
BENJAMIN ONG   It's not happening only in America. The world is turning to be a better place too.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON   ASIC has formed a committee comprising practicing financial advisers in a bid to improve the advice industry's engagement with the regulator.
KARREN VERGARA   The Australian Securities and Investment Commission is urging responsible entities to maintain adequate risk management systems to avoid any adverse consequences for investors.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON   The overhaul of TCorp's investment team continues with the appointment of a new head of international equities from Willis Towers Watson.
ALEX BURKE   Melbourne-based hedge fund manager Paragon Funds Management has appointed a new head of distribution.
EMMA RAPAPORT   The Productivity Commission has released its anticipated draft report on alternative default models in superannuation, looking at ways to introduce more competition in a system where members do not exercise fund choice.
KARREN VERGARA   A $20 billion industry superannuation fund is joining several peers in offering a socially responsible investment choice for members.
DARREN SNYDER   The chief executive of a global trading and investment technology firm believes financial institutions must step away from building and owning everything and adopt more collaborative approaches.
KARREN VERGARA   AMP upgraded its superannuation and investment platform MyNorth, which hit $6.7 billion in funds under management since it was launched last year.
ALEX BURKE   As one of the most influential figures in Australian wealth management, Barry Lambert knows a thing or two about calculating interest by hand - not to mention robo-advice, family office administration and even medical cannabis research. He discusses his repertoire with Alex Burke.
ALEX BURKE   The global Family Office Exchange (FOX) has launched a new suite of tools and networking facilities and appointed a new president to oversee them.
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