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De Ferrari unaware of legal action

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 13 FEB 2020
AMP chief executive Francesco De Ferrari has said he is not aware of any impending legal action in relation to the group's financial advice business. Speaking to media after the release of the group's financial results, De Ferrari said that while he ...

AMPFPA action progresses, associations merge

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 FEB 2020
The AMP Financial Planners Association is anticipating a class action to be filed on behalf of its members later this month, as it gears up to merge with the Hillross Advisers Association. Speaking to Financial Standard, AMPFPA chief executive Neil ...

AMP to pay $5m for churn

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 FEB 2020
... of an effective response is an illustration of how badly things had gone wrong within the organisation." "Persons within AMPFP knew about the conduct and yet did not take, or even attempt to take, immediate steps to stop it. This occurred notwithstanding ...

What you read in 2019: Financial advice

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 19 DEC 2019
There wasn't a dull day to be had in Australia's financial advice industry in 2019, but unfortunately it was rarely a good thing. We are bidding farewell to the year that is likely to be remembered as one financial advisers would rather forget. ...

AMPFP ceases MDA services

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 DEC 2019
... ASIC. ASIC tailored AMPFP's MDA licence conditions in March this year - the extra conditions meant a senior executive of AMPFP was required to provide an acceptable attestation to ASIC by 30 September 2019 confirming that AMPFP had complied with ...

AMP extends adviser deadline

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 OCT 2019
AMP and the AMP Financial Planners Association have commented on the decision to extend the October 31 deadline originally given to financial advisers given notice by the wealth giant. Meanwhile, the AMPFPA has confirmed action against AMP will likely ...

ASIC using intimidation tactics on grandfathering: AIOFP

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 OCT 2019
ASIC is using intimidation tactics to get product providers to shut down grandfathered commissions early, according to the Association of Independently Owned Financial Professionals (AIOFP). Speaking to Financial Standard, AIOFP executive director Peter ...

AMPFPA selects law firm

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 15 OCT 2019
The AMP Financial Planners Association has appointed a high-profile law firm to explore legal options available to its members following AMP's decision to alter its Buyer of Last Resort policy. The AMPFPA has selected Corrs Chambers Westgarth to ...

AMP advisers prepare for battle

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 13 SEP 2019
More than 90% of the AMPFPA's members have confirmed they will support legal action against the group, with the association saying AMP is simply offloading practices it can no longer profit from. The AMP Financial Planning Association has prepared ...

AMP advice lead rejects AMPFPA claims

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 19 AUG 2019
The head of AMP's advice business has rebuffed claims the group failed to meet its legal obligations to advisers in announcing changes to its Buyer of Last Resort terms, saying the AMP Financial Planning Association was informed ahead of time and ...