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Advice firm defrauds retired NFL players
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 3 SEP 2019
The US regulator has charged a financial advice firm that defrauded former professional NFL players who had joined a class action against the league seeking compensation for brain injuries suffered during their careers. Tallahassee-based Cambridge Capital ...
United front but no merger: AFA
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 2 SEP 2019
The Association of Financial Advisers has rebuffed the possibility of a merger with the Financial Planning Association of Australia but acknowledged the two bodies are increasingly recognising the strength of a single voice and a single message. Speaking ...
Risk commissions must be retained: MetLife
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 29 AUG 2019
About 60% of advice clients believe the removal of life risk commissions would increase underinsurance in Australia, latest research shows. That is a key finding of MetLife's second annual What Clients Want: 2019 MetLife Adviser/Client Research ...
MLC Wealth hunts new talent
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 27 AUG 2019
MLC Wealth is looking to fill four general manager roles to lead its restructured financial advice business. A spokesperson for NAB has confirmed the group is looking to appoint four new general managers; one for Godfrey Pembroke, another for the white ...
Government should intervene in BOLR changes: Opposition
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 23 AUG 2019
The NSW shadow minister for finance and small business has asked what the state government is doing for advisers facing financial ruin as a result of AMP's plan to change Buyer of Last Resort terms . Speaking in NSW parliament earlier this week ...
Midwinter acquired by Bravura
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 23 AUG 2019
Bravura Solutions has acquired financial planning software provider Midwinter for $50 million. For a total consideration of $50 million, Bravura has entered into an agreement to acquire Midwinter Financial Services, one of the leading providers of financial ...
AMP advice lead rejects AMPFPA claims
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 19 AUG 2019
The head of AMP's advice business has rebuffed claims the group failed to meet its legal obligations to advisers in announcing changes to its Buyer of Last Resort terms, saying the AMP Financial Planning Association was informed ahead of time and ...
Boutique distribution lead departs
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 19 AUG 2019
The head of distribution at a boutique fund manager has taken a new role with Viridian Advisory. Former Fortius Funds Management head of distribution Rebecca Pun is now a portfolio manager at Viridian Advisory. In the new role, Pun is responsible for ...
BlackRock backs lifestyle, marketing firm
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 15 AUG 2019
... leading platform for the ownership and development of brand and media content," Authentic Brands chair and chief executive Jamie Salter said. "We believe BlackRock's scale, global footprint and digital capabilities will enable us to build out our ...
Super fund GM resigns
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 13 AUG 2019
The general manager of superannuation and retirement solutions at a $57 billion industry fund has resigned, with the hunt commencing for a replacement. Rest has confirmed the resignation of Edward Salloum who has signaled his intention to retire at ...
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