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Name and shame super sectors: AIST
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 6 MAY 2019
... Australian Financial Complaints Authority to report which superannuation sectors are most complained about. In a submission to AFCA's consultation paper on proposed arrangements for comparative reporting of complaint data, the AIST said AFCA's proposal ...
AFCA hits the road
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 3 MAY 2019
... communities to learn about the financial issues facing Australian's outside the city centres. The initiative will be led by AFCA newcomer Kathy Bowlen, who was announced as AFCA's executive general manager, communications and stakeholder relations this ...
ASIC suspends advice group AFSL
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 2 MAY 2019
... Australasia Wealth Services and Management failed to obtain membership of the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA), therefore breaching its financial reporting and audit obligations. ASIC's licence suspension for the firm took effect at the ...
AFCA changes could impact PI cover cost: FPA
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 23 APR 2019
The Financial Planning Association of Australia is urging AFCA immediately consider and investigate the potential impact of its proposed legacy claims rule on professional indemnity insurance, with fears the cost of PI cover may rise. The FPA is concerned ...
FASEA welcomes new directors
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 8 APR 2019
... Authority (FASEA). Both Freeman and Lakomy have been appointed as part-time directors to FASEA's board. Freeman has served as an AFCA board member since the organisation's inception, and was appointed to the board after spending four years as a director ...
Up close and personal: Women in financial services
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 8 MAR 2019
... board directorships at many large companies. And now she chairs the board of the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA). The experienced politician and chairwoman, now 71, grew up on a farm in Wagga Wagga as the youngest of three sisters. Her ...
Labor responds to Royal Commission final report
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 25 FEB 2019
... Commissioner Hayne. Outlining additional measures, Labor will look to improve the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA). Caps on possible compensation will be significantly increased, including the quadrupling of compensation for consumers ...
AFCA hears legacy complaints
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 21 FEB 2019
... will start taking legacy complaints starting July 1 for a limited amount of time. The Federal Government recently extended AFCA's remit after the Financial Services Royal Commission. This means the one-stop shop for financial services complaints will ...
AFCA appoints new ombudsman
DARREN SNYDER  |  THURSDAY, 7 FEB 2019
... appointment that will be dedicated to resolving disputes for small businesses including financial services firms. Joining AFCA from February 12 is Geoff Browne. He will become AFCA's first lead ombudsman - small business. Browne was the Victorian Small ...
FSC extends life code consultation deadline
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 24 JAN 2019
... heard," Loane said. The ultimate goal, she said, is for the code to be registered with ASIC. The code is enforced by the AFCA-administered independent body called the Life Code Compliance Committee. "Every aspect of the life insurance industry is under ...
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