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Nuveen APAC lead exits
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 19 APR 2021
Global fund manager Nuveen Real Estate has shuffled its local executive lineup, which includes bidding farewell to its division head for Australia. After one year of heading the Australia and Asia Pacific real estate business, managing director Nick ...
FSC proposes new advice model
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 19 APR 2021
Eradicating the Statement of Advice and the safe harbour steps are two recommendations that will help reduce red tape and make financial advice more affordable, according to the Financial Services Council. The financial services' peak body has laid ...
Women participation rate booms
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 16 APR 2021
Women's participation in the workforce has reached a record high of 61.8%, the latest employment statistics show. Citing new Australian Bureau of Statistics unemployment figures, Senator Jane Hume said Australia has achieved the highest female participation ...
FASEA offers exam feedback
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 16 APR 2021
The Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) is providing personalised feedback for those who failed the examination. Unsuccessful FASEA exam candidates can now access feedback about their areas of underperformance. Upon logging in ...
Delay breach-reporting law: AFA
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 16 APR 2021
The Association of Financial Advisers wants to defer the proposed self-reporting of breaches regime amid concerns it will be impossible for small financial advice firms to comply with. The AFA outlined its concerns about Commissioner Kenneth Hayne's ...
Risk advice most sought-after among Kiwis
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 15 APR 2021
An overwhelming 70% of products that New Zealand financial advisers recommend are life insurance products, according to the country's financial markets regulator. New statistics released by the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) reveals that risk products ...
New lead for Mercer Sentinel
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 15 APR 2021
Mercer has welcomed a new lead for its outsourced due diligence and custody consulting business. Tricia Nguyen took on the role of head of Mercer Sentinel in March, replacing Peter Baker who transitioned to working part-time as a partner. Nguyen joined ...
ASIC extends advice relief measure
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 15 APR 2021
ASIC is extending the relief measure that allows financial advisers to provide a Record of Advice (ROA) rather than a statement of advice (SOA) until October 15. The decision to extend the relief measure came after consulting with the industry, the ...
WTW head of strategic advisory resigns
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 APR 2021
A long-serving Willis Towers Watson executive has left after more than 12 years with the firm. Head of strategic advisory for investments Jessica Melville confirmed that she has resigned from WTW. Her most recent responsibilities were advising asset ...
How advisers can capture young risk clients
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 APR 2021
A new report finds that it is possible for financial advisers to attract young clients and convince them about the benefits of advice and life insurance using new strategies. Integrity Life's The fight for future markets report upends the notion ...
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