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AFCA delivers $83 million win
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 15 JUL 2019
The Australian Financial Complaints Authority has collected over $83 million for consumers and small businesses in just six months. In its first six months of operations, AFCA received over 35,000 complaints and 60% of those have already been ...
Sydney advice firm loses AFSL
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 5 JUL 2019
... and Management in suspension saying the firm had failed to obtain membership of the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) and had breached its financial reporting and audit obligations. The suspension took effect at the end of March and ...
ASIC approves AFCA rules change
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 18 JUN 2019
ASIC has approved changes to the Australian Financial Complaints Authority rules for legacy complaints. The ASIC approval gives effect to the AFCA authorisation condition introduced by the government earlier this year. Under the government's ...
New AFCA remit not enough: Law firm
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 17 JUN 2019
A law firm has approached the Treasury with concerns the reforms made to the Australian Financial Complaints Authority after the Royal Commission are flawed and need urgent amendment. In February, the Federal Government expanded AFCA's remit to ...
AFCA seeks to strengthen leadership
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 23 MAY 2019
The Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) is recruiting for a number of newly-created senior roles. Chief ombudsman and chief executive David Locke will appoint a deputy chief ombudsman and general counsel. The new leadership roles will ...
ASIC to strengthen complaints handling
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 16 MAY 2019
... should view it as an opportunity to redress the issue before it is escalated to the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA). AFCA has welcomed ASIC's announcement that it will strengthen complaints handling within financial firms. AFCA ...
Name and shame super sectors: AIST
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 6 MAY 2019
The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees wants Australian Financial Complaints Authority to report which superannuation sectors are most complained about. In a submission to AFCA's consultation paper on proposed arrangements for ...
AFCA hits the road
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 3 MAY 2019
The Australian Financial Complaints Authority will travel Australia in an effort to learn from the community and increase awareness of its services. The dispute resolution body is set to embark on a national roadshow, visiting more than 70 ...
ASIC suspends advice group AFSL
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 2 MAY 2019
... Australasia Wealth Services and Management failed to obtain membership of the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA), therefore breaching its financial reporting and audit obligations. ASIC's licence suspension for the firm took ...
FASEA welcomes new directors
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 8 APR 2019
... education standards in financial advice is welcoming new directors to its board. Australian Financial Complaints Authority board member Elissa Freeman and former Financial Planning Association of Australia director Louise Lakomy have been ...
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