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JAMIE WILLIAMSON   Financial advisers need to be less concerned with business growth and more concerned with doing well for their clients.
DARREN SNYDER   National dealer group Elders Financial Planning has promoted from within for a new role and announced a digital alliance to continually improve its adviser offering.
ALEX BURKE   Quadrant co-founder George Penklis, who stepped back from the industry in 2014, has returned to launch a new private equity fund in partnership with three other professionals.
EMMA RAPAPORT   Vanguard Australia is now offering three quantitative low-cost active funds as part of an expansion to its product offering.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON   TAL and Qantas have entered an exclusive partnership, unveiling a new range of life insurance products.
DARREN SNYDER   Suncorp is implementing an optimisation program for its Australian life insurance business in a bid to improve competitiveness and achieve better customer outcomes.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON   The self-managed superannuation fund sector is no threat to homebuyers, according to the latest insights from Class.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON   Marking an Australian first, the SMSF Association announced a strategic partnership with one of the biggest financial services regulators.
BENJAMIN ONG   The seasonally-adjusted estimates for January of the Australian Bureau of Statistics' (ABS) 'Labour Force' report once again sparked divergent views on the true state of the domestic labour market.
BENJAMIN ONG   Ides of March 2017 corresponds with the conclusion of the US Federal Reserve's two-day meeting (14-15 March) - the day when financial markets expect the Fed to give interest rates another gentle lift.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON   ASIC will undertake a major project focused on the advice provided to self-managed super fund clients, particularly around the establishment of SMSFs, as the regulator continues its work to lift the standard of financial advice in Australia.
ALEX DUNNIN   Revisions to superannuation and investment product fee estimation methodology as a result of RG 97 is expected to significantly lift average fee metrics, according to an industry survey.
ALEX BURKE   After unveiling its new leadership team last week, TCorp announced the further appointment of its head of funding and balance sheet.
EMMA RAPAPORT   Multi-boutique asset manager BNY Mellon Investment Management is welcoming Denis Gambi as director of institutional business, Australia.
ALEX BURKE   A $450 million corporate super fund will transfer to AMP's SignatureSuper master trust.
DARREN SNYDER   The Bernie Fraser review of industry superannuation fund governance puts the onus of proof back on the government to demonstrate that one-third independent boards are the best way forward.
ALEX BURKE   The directors of ASX-listed fintech company Rubik Financial unanimously recommended shareholders accept a proposal for the company to be acquired by a Geneva-based software provider.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON   More than two million Australians will benefit from a digital advice partnership between Mercer and a leading software firm.
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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