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Gender diversity in advice dormant
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 9 NOV 2018
About one-in-three financial advisers aligned with some of Australia's largest institutions are female but women still represent less than one quarter of all advisers. Latest insight from Rainmaker shows the gender diversity of Australia's ...
ASIC moves to make licensees FASEA compliant
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 9 NOV 2018
ASIC has opened consultation on a regulatory update that would see FASEA's minimum education requirements imposed on the responsible manager of a licensee. The regulator has proposed updates to Regulatory Guide 105 that would reflect the ...
More than half of advisers without association membership
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 8 NOV 2018
Latest research suggests more than half of the financial advisers in Australia are not affiliated with any industry association, despite the impending professional standards reform. Rainmaker analysis shows just 12,400 of Australia's financial ...
MetLife welcomes new group product head
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 8 NOV 2018
MetLife has confirmed the appointment of a new head of group product, joining from Swiss Re. Dean Mulheron will lead MetLife's group product design and oversee product development and strategy across the group insurance portfolio. Mulheron replaces ...
Government super fund adds engagement lead
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 NOV 2018
A $29 billion government superannuation fund has welcomed a new general manager of member engagement. ESSSuper has appointed David Daley in the role, replacing Brad Weldon who served on a contract basis since May 2017. Daley joined the fund from ...
GAM chief executive steps down
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 NOV 2018
Alex Friedman has stepped down as chief executive of GAM effective immediately, with the group saying its next stage of evolution would be best served by new leadership. The latest development in what has been a tough few months for the Swiss-based ...
Mercer, Kogan to launch super fund
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 NOV 2018
Mercer is partnering with Kogan to establish one of Australia's cheapest superannuation offerings. Mercer and Kogan have partnered to launch a "new no frills, ultra-low fee" superannuation fund to be named Kogan Super. According to a joint ...
Practifi continues growth trajectory
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 6 NOV 2018
Practifi entered a strategic partnership with a Sydney-based regtech to help financial advisers ensure their Statements of Advice are compliant. Advisers using the Practifi platform will now have access to TIQK, a regtech solution that combines ...
Link, CBA ink $1.6bn PEXA deal
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 6 NOV 2018
A consortium comprising Link Group and Australia's biggest bank will acquire Property Exchange Australia (PEXA) for $1.6 billion. Last month Link Group, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners made an offer to ...
Macquarie to front Royal Commission
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 5 NOV 2018
Macquarie Group will front the financial services Royal Commission for the first time when the inquiry reconvenes for its final round of public hearings. Commissioner Kenneth Hayne released the list of entities called to give evidence in the ...
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