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Adviser numbers stable at 15,650

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 15 JAN 2024
... at the end of 2018 as the Hayne Royal Commission was finalising its verdict. The Financial Advice Association Australia (FAAA) remains concerned with the stagnant number of advisers and lack of new entrants to the industry. "We will be looking at ways ...

2024 to be a watershed year: FAAA

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 11 JAN 2024
The Financial Advice Association Australia (FAAA) expects a year of positive change, including cutting costs for advisers, greater engagement with consumers, and rising adviser numbers. Outlining its priorities and expectations for 2024, the FAAA has ...

Court finds Canna Campbell infringed trademark

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 8 JAN 2024
... areas. Korolak is taking further action by raising Campbell's conduct with the Financial Advice Association Australia (FAAA). As a licensed financial planner and member of FAAA, Campbell is bound by a Code of Conduct to act with integrity, objectivity ...

Fee consent forms, FDS overhaul concerns FAAA

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 18 DEC 2023
The Financial Advice Association of Australia (FAAA) expressed concerns about Treasury's proposal to abolish fee consent forms and Fee Disclosure Statements (FDS) in its response to the first round of reforms. Currently, advisers must produce an annual ...

Angela Jackson to helm annual Chief Economists Forum

CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 15 DEC 2023
... investment market writer and commentator Don Stammer. The event is accredited by the Financial Advice Association Australia (FAAA) for CPD hours aligned to legislated CPD categories. Tickets for the annual Chief Economists Forum events are now available. ...

QAR final response winds clock back, says FAAA

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 7 DEC 2023
The Financial Advice Association Australasia (FAAA) is now rethinking its initial support of the government's response to the Quality of Advice Review (QAR), saying the latest proposals could "wind the clock back five years" on the industry. Today ...

Inaugural FAAA award winners named

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 NOV 2023
The Financial Advice Association Australia (FAAA) revealed the recipients of its 2023 awards, including Adviser of the Year and Certified Financial Planner Professional of the Year. Celebrating its first awards gala dinner as a merged entity in Adelaide ...

Treasury unveils advice reforms draft legislation

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 14 NOV 2023
... The recommendation that clients be required to give informed consent to be treated as wholesale clients is also missing. "FAAA members and their clients are looking forward to the certainty that this legislation will bring to the advice process... It ...

Adviser levy discount amounts to $8m saving

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 10 NOV 2023
... levy, saving the industry $8 million in total, according to new estimates from the Financial Advice Association Australia (FAAA). Based on two legislative instruments dated November 3, licensees will likely pay $2818 per adviser. "When ASIC published ...

FAAA names inaugural awards finalists

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 OCT 2023
The Financial Advice Association Australia (FAAA) has announced the 2023 finalists for its suite of awards, to be presented at its annual Professionals Congress in November. The newly merged entity has launched its inaugural awards, spanning six categories. ...