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Industry mixed over FSC advice framework

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 15 OCT 2021
The financial advice industry welcomes the Financial Services Council (FSC) recommendations to help reduce red tape and make financial advice more affordable, but one dealer group is unsure whether the FSC is trustworthy - particularly for risk advisers. ...

ETF Securities taps into fintech, blockchain

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 14 OCT 2021
The exchange traded fund (ETF) provider launched a fund which not only gives investors access to a portfolio of blockchain and fintech stocks, but is also the first passive ETF on the Chi-X. The ETFS Fintech & Blockchain ETF (FTEC) invests in a portfolio ...

Metrics Credit Partners joins climate partnership

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 14 OCT 2021
Metrics Credit Partners became the first Australian non-bank asset manager to join the Climate Bonds Partnership Programme. Metrics joins the big four banks, the Green Buildings Council of Australia and the Clean Energy Finance Corporation in the Climate ...

ASIC calls for stronger whistleblowing policies

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 14 OCT 2021
The corporate regulator has written to the chief executives of large public companies, large private companies and the trustees of superannuation funds to ensure their whistleblowing policies are compliant. The letter comes after ASIC reviewed a sample ...

Global equities ETFs surge

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 OCT 2021
Australian investors are favouring global equities exchange traded funds (ETFs), with the sector recording nearly 50% growth year on year, research shows. Industry research from Vanguard showed global equities ETFs recorded $4.9 billion in inflows in ...

Gender equality perception differs

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 OCT 2021
The lived experience of men and women in financial services vastly differs as the gap is widening between organisations saying they are working to promote gender equality and those putting it into practice, new research shows. FINSIA's sixth biennial ...

Digital advice firm hires for institutional strategy

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 OCT 2021
Ignition Advice has appointed a senior adviser to provide its senior management with guidance in executing not only its business strategy in Asia Pacific but also its global pension fund strategy. Andrew Baker is currently a director of global advisory ...

FSC to ban occupational exclusions

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 12 OCT 2021
The Financial Services Council (FSC) is introducing an enforceable standard that will prohibit the use of exclusions and restrictive disability definitions in default group life insurance for those who are in high-risk occupations. The standard will ...

CBA completes review, sued by FWO

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 12 OCT 2021
Commonwealth Bank finalised its three-year action plan by implementing recommendations from a prudential inquiry to improve its governance and culture. At the same time, it has been slammed with court proceedings for underpaying staff over $16 million. ...

Shaw and Partners awards tech mandate

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 11 OCT 2021
The $28 billion wealth management firm awarded a mandate to a local fintech as it looks to enhance its client onboarding experience. Shaw and Partners implemented LAB Group's white labelled client onboarding solution, LABform, to support financial advisers ...
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