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AMP sued for charging dead clients

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 27 MAY 2021
... deducted in advice fees, with $75,000 received during the period. The misconduct was first revealed by the Hayne Royal Commission in 2018, where it was made public that staff were aware deceased client accounts were being charged. According to ASIC's ...

Hostplus eyes Intrust merger

KANIKA SOOD, ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 21 MAY 2021
... management. The board document was put on public record as a part of materials requested and published by the Hayne Royal Commission. In 'Project Sunshine', as the strategic plan called it, Hostplus identified Queensland as a priority market. ...

Advisers to go forth with claims handling

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 26 APR 2021
... claims handling, following a submission outlining issues. The government passed Financial Sector Reform (Hayne Royal Commission Response) Act 2020 in December 2020 and required AFSLs to include an authorisation to assist with insurance claims. However ...

Adviser numbers at five-year low

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 23 APR 2021
... five years ago, adviser numbers floated above 20,000 and peaked at nearly 30,000 at the end of 2018 as the Hayne Royal Commission was finalising its verdict. On a year-on-year comparison, the number of advisers dropped 11% at the end of March 2021. The ...

ASIC opens breach reporting consultation

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 22 APR 2021
... draft guidance is based on reforms made to the breach reporting regime under the F inancial Sector Reform (Hayne Royal Commission Response) Act 2020 and expand and clarifies the types of situations that must be reported to ASIC. The reforms, which are ...

Government merges advice reviews

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 APR 2021
... work and save time for stakeholders by eliminating consultation times and submissions. In early 2019, the Hayne Royal Commission recommended a review into the quality of advice in three years' time that should be conducted by ASIC. The review should ...

Delay breach reporting law: AFA

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 16 APR 2021
... and risk position with the new regulation. "While there was a myriad of developments to come out of the Hayne Royal Commission, new oversight regimes and more stringent regulatory breach reporting are some of the key areas affecting the financial services ...

ASIC pursues criminal charges in super

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 MAR 2021
... alleging the funds breached the Corporations Act and ASIC Act . In December 2020, the Financial Sector Reform (Hayne Royal Commission Response) Bill was passed, delaying the ban on super trustees using member's money to pay civil or criminal penalties ...

Government passes advice, super reforms

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 26 FEB 2021
... members within 28 days. Two key pieces of legislation were passed yesterday: the Financial Sector Reform (Hayne Royal Commission Response No. 2) Bill 2020 and passed the Treasury Laws Amendment (Reuniting More Superannuation) Act 2021. The passage of ...

ASIC zeroes in on bad SMSF advice, conduct

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 23 FEB 2021
... provide financial service to trustees such as advisers, auditors and products that SMSFs invest in. The Hayne Royal Commission adjusted the roles of ASIC and APRA in superannuation. From 1 January 2021, ASIC was given more powers in super under the SIS ...
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