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Sole purpose test poses SMSF rent relief issue
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 26 MAY 2020
COVID-19 has seen more than half a million Australians lose their jobs and countless businesses shuttered but for SMSF trustee landlords offering rent relief to those facing financial hardship could mean they fail to meet the sole purpose test. Breaching ...
FASEA unclear why advisers are quitting
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 25 MAY 2020
FASEA chief executive Stephen Glenfield has said it is outside the authority's remit to look into why financial advisers are exiting the industry in droves. Rainmaker analysis of the ASIC Financial Adviser Register indicates that the register has ...
Switching prompts fund to alter allocations
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 22 MAY 2020
Qantas Super has altered asset allocations across all its investment options in response to COVID-19, market volatility and a high number of members switching options. The $8.5 billion corporate superannuation fund said that the changes would improve ...
Litigation funders will need AFSLs
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 22 MAY 2020
Litigation funders will be regulated under the Corporations Act and required to hold an Australian financial services licence, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced today. The Treasurer said the government wants litigation funders to be subject to greater ...
Banks urged to step up
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 22 MAY 2020
Reserve Bank of Australia governor Philip Lowe and APRA chair Wayne Byres have called on the big banks to support the Australian COVID-19 recovery, rather than their shareholders. Speaking during a FINSIA webinar, Lowe said over the past decade APRA ...
Rich Dad feels for financial advisers
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAY 2020
Author of ubiquitous personal finance self-help book Rich Dad Poor Dad Robert Kiyosaki says he feels for financial advisers amid the COVID-19 pandemic - though he won't be taking their advice. "They have a tough job, a very tough job," Kiyosaki ...
916 advisers gone in three months, ASIC responds
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAY 2020
ASIC chair James Shipton insists the regulator is concerned by the number of financial advisers leaving the industry and how COVID-19 could amplify the issue, as it is revealed almost 1000 left since the pandemic hit. The ASIC Financial Adviser Register ...
Frontier Advisors adds to leadership
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAY 2020
Frontier Advisors, which has $410 billion in assets under advice, has made an appointment for a key leadership position. David Jenkins will step into the role of head technology and operations at Frontier Advisors. Jenkins joins Frontier from his role ...
AMP, Pendal launch new managed portfolio
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAY 2020
AMP has launched a new managed portfolio through its MyNorth platform to be managed by Pendal's multi-asset team in partnership with the AMP research team. The new retail offering will have an ESG focus with investments adhering to a responsible and ...
Advisers involved in ERS scams: ASIC
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAY 2020
ASIC superannuation senior executive leader Jane Eccleston has written an article pointing to financial advisers as part of the problem in scams targeting people's super amid COVID-19. Eccleston said: "ASIC is concerned that some advisers may use the ...
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