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JAMIE WILLIAMSON   ASIC should take a leaf out of the US' Financial Industry Regulatory Authority's book and introduce more detailed and transparent historical data around the conduct of financial advisers.
DARREN SNYDER   The Stockbrokers and Financial Advisers Association is partnering with a global compliance training service provider for a new e-learning initiative.
KARREN VERGARA   Platinum Asset Management reported a significant drop in assets under management and profitability in the six months to December 2016.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON   Almost one in five Australians believe it is extremely important for their investments to be in sustainable companies.
ALEX BURKE   Life insurance ranks the lowest of all insurance types, according to Roy Morgan research.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON   TAL and Qantas have entered an exclusive partnership, unveiling a new range of life insurance products.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON   Industry Super Australia says growth in the SMSF sector is a result of members having low levels of financial literacy.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON   The self-managed superannuation fund sector is no threat to homebuyers, according to the latest insights from Class.
BENJAMIN ONG   Would one or two or three more rate cuts unleash Australian companies' animal spirits?
BENJAMIN ONG   Inopportune perhaps for Gov Lowe's positive outlook on wage growth came on the same day that the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released its latest update on Australian wage growth ? and it was weak.
EMMA RAPAPORT   Melbourne based insurance broker, Anthony Doring, has been permanently banned from providing financial services.
DARREN SNYDER   Three industry associations have released a joint guidance note to assist superannuation funds prepare for ASIC's deadline on new fee and cost disclosure requirements.
ALEX BURKE   The New Zealand Superannuation Fund's chief executive will become the next chair of the Pacific Pension and Investment Institute (PPI).
ALEX BURKE   Countplus is welcoming the former chair of the Financial Planning Association as its new chief executive.
KARREN VERGARA   The number of super funds, excluding SMSFs, have dropped by 72% from 872 to 244 in the last ten years, according to new research from Rice Warner.
DARREN SNYDER   Superannuation industry groups are warning the federal government to keep Australia's $2 trillion retirement savings system away from addressing the nation's housing affordability problems.
EMMA RAPAPORT   Australian fintech investment in 2016 remained strong despite a 47.2% global slide in fintech investment, according to KPMG International's The Pulse of Fintech report.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON   IOOF launched a new digital investment tool for advisers.
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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