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Jail time for tax adviser
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 22 DEC 2020
The Federal Court has sentenced a tax adviser to seven and a half months in prison and fined him $640,000. Brisbane-based Kent Scott Hacker will spend Christmas behind bars after receiving the seven and a half months sentence. He, and his related companies ...
ASIC takes action against La Trobe Financial
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 21 DEC 2020
ASIC has commenced proceedings, seeking a civil penalty against La Trobe Financial, but the latter plans to fight the claims. The regulator has taken issue with La Trobe Financial's 90 Day Notice Account and Classic 48 Hour Account. The two funds ...
Lonsec increases allocation to Talaria
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 21 DEC 2020
Lonsec Investment Solutions increased its investment in the Talaria Global Equity Fund. The new allocation will impact Lonsec's retirement model portfolios. The allocations are across their conservative, balanced and growth portfolios. "The Lonsec retirement ...
Missing Caddick's mansion on the line
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 18 DEC 2020
The Federal Court has appointed receivers to the property of self-proclaimed but unlicensed financial adviser Melissa Caddick, who has been missing for a month. Following a successful ASIC application, the court appointed receivers to Caddick's property ...
Almost 3000 advisers gone in 2020
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 18 DEC 2020
A total of 2802 financial advisers have departed the industry in 2020, with just 60 new advisers joining, according to Rainmaker analysis of the Financial Adviser Register. AMP Financial Planning lost the most advisers of any AFSL this year, with 323 ...
Woman allegedly left out of will because she was born by artificial insemination
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 18 DEC 2020
One of Australia's richest families is locked in a legal dispute over their father's will, which left out a child conceived by artificial insemination. The case raises the question - are children born by sperm donors or artificial insemination ...
Super fund shuffles team, investment chief steps down
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 17 DEC 2020
There has been a slew of moves at a retail super fund, including the resignation of its chief investment officer and the appointment of a chief risk officer. Future Super, the super fund focused on climate change action with almost $1 billion in funds ...
Super leaves gig economy behind
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 DEC 2020
Less than 1.5% of gig economy workers are contributing to a superannuation account, a new report from the Actuaries Institute reveals. That's a key finding from the Actuaries Institute report, which also found that even when they do make contributions ...
Industry fund sees 252% increase in digital advice use
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 DEC 2020
An industry superannuation fund has seen interactions with its online financial advice tool more than double year-on-year. Rest Online Advice interactions increased by 252% in the 2019/2020 financial year compared to the previous year. In total Rest ...
Aussie, Lendi to merge
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 DEC 2020
Lendi and Commonwealth Bank have entered into an agreement to merge Lendi with Aussie Home Loans. The merged business will maintain a multi-brand strategy but Lendi will also access the more recognisable Aussie brand name and its national network of ...
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