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Woodford suspension extended again
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 5 AUG 2019
Woodford Equity Income Fund investors are unlikely to have access to their money in time to do their Christmas shopping. Link Asset Services confirmed last week that the Woodford Equity Income Fund is likely to remain suspended another four months ...
Former adviser cops 20-year prison sentence
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 2 AUG 2019
A former financial adviser in the US will spend the next 20 years behind bars after defrauding retiree investors of $30 million, some of which was used to fund religious ceremonies to ward off federal investigators. Dawn Bennett of Maryland was ...
ASIC reveals advice remediation progress
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 1 AUG 2019
A 2017 report by ASIC into how the big banks and AMP oversee financial advisers has netted less than $120 million in remediation to date. AMP, ANZ, Commonwealth Bank, NAB and Westpac have paid a total of $119.7 million [see figure 1] in remediation ...
FASEA exam results expected soon
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 JUL 2019
Exam marks for the first cohort of financial advisers to sit the FASEA exam are set to be released in the coming weeks. The Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority revealed it will release the results of June's inaugural FASEA exam by ...
Managed accounts hit milestone
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 JUL 2019
Managed accounts have reached a growth milestone, now making up 29% of the investment market in Australia. Managed accounts funds under administration grew by 17% to $51 billion in the 12 months to March, according to Rainmaker data. Platform funds ...
UBS AM hires insto sales director
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 JUL 2019
UBS Asset Management has added a director to its institutional business development team with a hire from BlackRock. Liam McDermott joins UBS Asset Management in the Melbourne-based role. In his most recent role, McDermott was a vice president and ...
London Stock Exchange in talks to buy Refinitiv
KRISTI CHENG  |  TUESDAY, 30 JUL 2019
London Stock Exchange has confirmed it is in talks to acquire Refinitiv in a US$27 billion deal. The deal would see the stock exchange buying Thomson Reuters' 45% stake in Refinitiv, a global provider of financial markets data and infrastructure ...
ASIC sues ANZ over unlawful fees
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 25 JUL 2019
The corporate regulator is suing ANZ, alleging the bank unlawfully charged customers certain periodic fees exceeding $50 million. ASIC estimates the total gross loss to customers is in excess of $50 million for 1.3 million occasions of unlawfully ...
Financial advice firm grows
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 25 JUL 2019
An AZ NGA advice business has expanded, acquiring a financial planning practice in Sydney's greater west. Eureka Whittaker Macnaught has acquired Warren McHattan Financial Services in Parramatta, putting into motion a broader strategic plan ...
Suncorp pressured on coal
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 25 JUL 2019
Suncorp was hit with a shareholder resolution today demanding it reduce its investment and underwriting exposures to coal, oil and gas. Market Forces lodged the resolution on behalf of 100 Suncorp shareholders. Suncorp confirmed it has received the ...
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