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Greater diversity needed outside ASX 200: Analysis

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 19 OCT 2021
... subsidiaries. While much has been said in recent times about the progress the ASX 200 is making, when it comes to financial services companies in the ASX 200, women comprise just 1% of chief technology officer roles; 2% of chief investment officer roles ...

ASIC looks to extend CFD intervention

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 19 OCT 2021
... four former employees of retail over-the-counter (OTC) derivative issuer, Forex Capital Trading from providing financial services, for periods ranging from three to 10 years, for encouraging clients to trade high-risk CFDs. It has also commenced civil ...

Actuaries Institute devises director skills checklist

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 18 OCT 2021
A new paper from the Actuaries Institute discusses the key skills and experience board directors for financial services companies should have going forward, including an argument that the chair should always be a former chief executive. Former Actuaries ...

UBS names country head from BlackRock

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 18 OCT 2021
... Stewardship Committee and a number of diversity and mentoring initiatives. Telfer is currently a member of the Financial Services Council Investment Experts Group. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2013, Telfer served as senior legal counsel and later as ...

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. ...

Super system "frayed": Hume

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 15 OCT 2021
Minister for financial services Jane Hume said that the superannuation system in Australia has frayed edges in need of repairs, during a speech at the World Pension Summit 2021. "And while it's a system that wears three decades of alternations and add-ons ...

FPA reveals 2021 award finalists

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 OCT 2021
... Craig Phillips - Phillips Wealth Partners (ACT) FPA Advice Innovation Award Josh Pennell - Prosper Advisory Financial Services (VIC) Daniel Thompson - Finnacle (NSW) FPA Paraplanner of the Year Award Andrew Mann - Tupicoffs (QLD) Elora Shine - Cooper ...

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 ...

myprosperity launches new platform

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 OCT 2021
Financial services platform myprosperity launched its latest technology offering for financial advisers. The service is called Rooms and aims to create a collaborative, fully digital service where households and businesses can connect with financial ...

Digital advice firm hires for institutional strategy

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 OCT 2021
... director, head of products at Rothschild Asset Management. "Andrew has deep expertise and knowledge of the financial services industry, particularly in product strategy, investments, policy and governance, and the insights he can provide will be extremely ...