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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 ...
Crunch time for limited MDA advisers
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 MAR 2018
Financials advisers have less than seven months to transition clients and beat the limited managed discretionary account (MDA) deadline. According to Managed Accounts Holdings (MGP) head of distribution Tony Nejasmic, the no-action position on limited ...
ASIC widens conflicted adviser remuneration rules
ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 7 DEC 2017
ASIC has added additional conditions to its definitions of conflicted remuneration in financial advice both in light of recent reforms and to address specific concerns. Issued ahead of the life insurance framework deadline on January 1, Regulatory Guide  ...
ASIC remains firm on IFA definitions
DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 14 NOV 2017
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission reaffirmed its position on terminology used to describe the independence of financial advisers. ASIC's latest update to Regulatory Guide 175 (RG 175) confirms that terms such as "independently owned" ...
RG97 effects inconsistent: Rainmaker
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 NOV 2017
The effects of fee disclosure reforms under Regulatory Guide 97 have trickled through market segments and asset classes revealing uneven results, Rainmaker's research shows. A high level analysis shows not-for-profit (NFP) superannuation funds have ...
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