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ASIC releases grandfathered arrangement findings

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 16 JUL 2021
The corporate regulator said it was pleased with how the financial advice industry ended conflicted grandfathered arrangements, with 96% of product issuers complying with the new law that took effect at the start of the year. ASIC found that 1227 financial ...

Padua appoints chair

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 16 JUL 2021
Financial advice technology provider Padua has appointed a chair from the telecommunications industry. Amaysim founder and former chief executive Peter O'Connell will chair the board at Padua. His Amaysim business sold to Optus this year. O'Connell ...

No charges in AMP BOLR investigation

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 16 JUL 2021
... 'pool' where they became known as orphans; clients with no financial adviser that continued to be charged for financial advice for up to three months. The investigation related to suspected criminal conduct regarding the charging of fees for ...

CountPlus firm finalises acquisition

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 15 JUL 2021
... existing clients of Unite and BBV will have access to a larger team with substantial experience in accounting and financial advice services," Rowe said. "Both businesses understand the unique challenges faced by people in the mid-north coast and will ...

ASI specialist joins boutique

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 15 JUL 2021
Aberdeen Standard Investments' (ASI) senior investment specialist, cross-asset has jumped ship to a financial advice asset consultant. Nick Schoenmaker has joined Evidentia Group as a senior asset consultant. He spent over two years at ASI as the proxy ...

Astute Wealth alleges copyright breach

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 13 JUL 2021
... that a financial services company appears to have copied our material. Given all that has happened in and to the financial advice industry in Australia over the past decade, if any industry knows how imperative it is to behave with honesty and integrity ...

Lifespan appoints compliance lead

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 12 JUL 2021
... for the firm. Adrian Caspar joins the Sydney office with 15 years' experience in compliance, risk management, financial advice and governance. Caspar was most recently a senior consultant for risk and compliance at Assured Support, and the head of risk ...

Angus Benbow leaves finance for fitness

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 12 JUL 2021
... mixed-martial arts "warriors". Benbow departed Centrepoint Alliance on May 28. A permanent replacement at the financial advice dealer group has not yet been appointed, but former chief legal officer Marty Carne has been in the role on an interim basis. ...

Dixon Advisory to pay $8.2m to settle ASIC action

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 9 JUL 2021
ASIC will drop its September 4 Federal Court case against Evans & Dixon's financial advice arm for $8.2 million and declaration of 53 contraventions. Dixon Advisory and Superannuation Services (DASS) will pay $7.2 million in penalty and $1 million ...

Advice engagement jumps during COVID-19

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 9 JUL 2021
A new study finds that the coronavirus pandemic has raised awareness about the importance of financial advice and prompted more Australians to engage with their adviser. A study by ASX-listed firm ClearView shows that demand for financial advice is ...