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ASIC moves to make licensees FASEA compliant
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 9 NOV 2018
ASIC has opened consultation on a regulatory update that would see FASEA's minimum education requirements imposed on the responsible manager of a licensee. The regulator has proposed updates to Regulatory Guide 105 that would reflect the professional ...
ASIC outlines code monitoring expectations
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 28 SEP 2018
The corporate regulator released guidance on the new code of ethics compliance schemes for financial advisers. The new Regulatory Guide 269 outlines the process and criteria ASIC will use in determining whether to approve a compliance scheme, as well ...
AMP defaulted members as smokers: Royal Commission
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 17 SEP 2018
An AMP non-smoking superannuation fund member was charged excessive premiums of up to $72,000 after he was unknowingly defaulted as a smoker, the Royal Commission heard this morning. AMP group executive wealth solutions and chief customer officer Paul ...
CommInsure misled FOS: Royal Commission
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 13 SEP 2018
CommInsure admitted it misled the Financial Ombudsman Service that was helping resolve a claimant's dispute by deliberately withholding medical information and delaying the process, the Royal Commission heard yesterday afternoon. Counsel assisting ...
Confidence remains in face of regulatory headwinds
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 31 AUG 2018
Increased regulation is the biggest challenge facing asset managers today, followed closely by rising costs and decreased profit margins. Despite such headwinds, confidence in the ability to perform remains high, latest research shows. According to ...
Super fees outpace asset growth: Research
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 13 AUG 2018
The rate at which superannuation funds slug members fees is growing faster than the underlying assets being managed, latest research shows. Rainmaker Information's March quarter Benchmarking report shows members paid a total of $32 billion in super ...
Industry bodies respond to RG97 review
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 26 JUL 2018
Several industry bodies have welcomed the recommendations aiming to overhaul fee and cost disclosure practices of superannuation funds and managed investments under Regulatory Guide 97. Darren McShane, appointed by ASIC to spearhead the independent ...
ASIC unveils RG97 review
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 24 JUL 2018
ASIC has welcomed an independent report proposing 34 changes to fee transparency for superannuation funds and managed investments under Regulatory Guide 97. The report, prepared by managed investments and super regulation veteran Darren McShane, engaged ...
Advice and stock broking firm fined $35k
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 JUN 2018
An advice and stockbroking firm offering services to institutional and private wealth investors has copped a $35,000 fine to comply with an infringement notice served by the markets disciplinary panel. The markets and disciplinary panel believed Wilsons ...
ASIC consults on advice code monitoring bodies
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 15 MAY 2018
ASIC released its consultation paper detailing proposals for approving and supervising compliance schemes for the incoming code of ethics that all financial advisers must adhere to. Under the professional standards legislation, the code of ethics developed ...
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