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Advisers turn to ETFs during COVID

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 21 JUN 2021
Financial advisers' appetite for exchange-traded funds has more than doubled since the global pandemic hit as new trading data shows that index funds are providing better means of diversification. AUSIEX research found that before COVID-19, one ...

AFA defends industry against Labor attack

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 21 JUN 2021
... increase the cost of financial advice and deliver little or no benefit to the many Australians who value their financial adviser relationship," he said. "For too long they have been forced to feel uncomfortable talking publicly about what they do. This ...

ASIC takes on NAB for fee-for-no service breaches

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 18 JUN 2021
... MLC Nominees, breached the Corporations Act and Superannuation Industry Act with respect to plan service fees (PSF) and adviser service fees charged that rendered no services in return. Both failed to have controls and risk management systems in place ...

Lifespan appoints investment expert

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 18 JUN 2021
Lifespan Financial Planning has appointed an industry veteran to its investment committee who will also oversee the dealer group's managed accounts offering. Brian Long joins Lifespan as senior investment specialist for managed accounts. He also takes ...

AAT dismisses adviser ban appeal

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 17 JUN 2021
A former RI Advice Group financial adviser's appeal to overturn his permanent banning order has been dismissed by the appeals tribunal. Robert Hutchison was permanently banned from the industry in 2017 after an ASIC investigation found that he funneled ...

Aware Super eyes IFAs, hires lead

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 17 JUN 2021
Aware Super is targeting the independent financial adviser market, bringing in a former long-serving BT Financial Group staffer who will take charge of advice relationships. Warwick Gribble is Aware's new national manager of advice relationships, responsible ...

Boutique hires from AMP Capital

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 17 JUN 2021
Talaria Asset Management has appointed a former AMP Capital portfolio specialist as director - sales for New South Wales. Mitch Hannigan spent over three years at AMP Capital in distribution roles, acting as an intermediary between the investment teams ...

IOOF completes phase one of platform consolidation

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 JUN 2021
IOOF Holdings has completed the first phase of consolidating its legacy platforms and products onto Evolve, its new super and investments platform. The project saw 38,827 client accounts and about $5 billion funds under administration (FUA) being migrated ...

Goodments by Douugh now in Australia

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 JUN 2021
... Australia, offering brokerage-free access to US stocks and ETFs. Goodments was founded in 2017 by former ANZ financial adviser Tom Culver and then-Leo Burnett advertising executive Emily Taylor and backed by H2 Ventures. That same year it was named the ...

ASIC releases ongoing fee obligations guidance

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 JUN 2021
The corporate regulator is providing more guidance to financial advisers to help them prepare for their upcoming ongoing fee obligations, due to take effect in less than two weeks. ASIC's Information Sheet (INFO 256) outlines the burning questions advisers ...