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Labor asks for bipartisan consensus on FSI super issues
LAURA MILLAN  |  MONDAY, 8 DEC 2014
... to the Future of Financial Advice (FoFA) legislation in an effort to lift standards in the financial planning industry. Greens' Senator Peter Whish-Wilson said that "the Murray Inquiry recommendations are a big warning sign to the government on their ...
Grandfathering set to become next advice battlefield
LAURA MILLAN  |  FRIDAY, 21 NOV 2014
... "relatively quickly" because it does not need to go through legislation. At the same time, the Coalition, Labor and the Greens have previously agreed that the inability to grandfather previous business when changing licensees was an unintended consequence ...
Cormann to keep up the FoFA fight
ALICE URIBE  |  THURSDAY, 20 NOV 2014
... changes to the FoFA legislation. At the final hour Palmer United Party (PUP) senator Jacqui Lambie joined Labor and the Greens in a new alliance of independents. The Motoring Enthusiast Party's Ricky Muir, also broke away. This voting bloc meant that ...
Industry furious at financial advice swap
AAP & ALICE URIBE  |  THURSDAY, 20 NOV 2014
... responded with ire after the Future of Financial Advice (FoFA) laws were demolished in the Senate overnight. Labor, the Greens and four crossbenchers, including Palmer United Party's Jacqui Lambie, argued the Coalition's proposed changes would leave ...
FoFA disallowance could put industry into breach of law
LAURA MILLAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 NOV 2014
A Senate alliance between Labor, the Greens and three crossbench Senators has pushed for a motion to disallow the Coalition's proposed changes to the Future of Financial Advice (FoFA) legislation in a move that could put the industry immediately into ...
Questions raised about ANZ and Timbercorp
LAURA MILLAN  |  FRIDAY, 14 NOV 2014
... "The evidence presented at the first hearing of the Senate inquiry in forestry managed investment schemes was explosive," Greens' Senator Peter Whish-Wilson told Financial Standard . "I look forward to reading ANZ's full submission very closely when ...
Hockey accuses Labor of making "a mess" of FoFA
LAURA MILLAN  |  THURSDAY, 25 SEP 2014
... laws, by ensuring we go after criminals in this sort of activity." Hockey's comments came shortly after Labor and the Greens asked the government to postpone again the vote on the changes to the FoFA legislation until the Financial System Inquiry (FSI) ...
Opposition wants to postpone vote on FoFA bill
LAURA MILLAN  |  TUESDAY, 23 SEP 2014
Labor and the Greens have asked the government to postpone again the vote on the changes to the Future of Financial Advice (FoFA) legislation until the Financial System Inquiry (FSI) releases its conclusions. "Labor Senators urge the government to withdraw ...
Activist Simon Sheikh launches fossil fuel free super fund
MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 4 SEP 2014
Former leader of advocacy group GetUp and Australian Greens candidate Simon Sheikh has launched what he claims is Australia's first fossil fuel free superannuation fund. Sheikh said Future Super stemmed from what he perceived as growing frustration ...
Senate bill challenges general advice definition
LAURA MILLAN  |  TUESDAY, 2 SEP 2014
Greens Senator Peter Whish-Wilson has decided to get ahead of the Financial System Inquiry (FSI) and is set to table a bill to change the definition of 'general advice.' The Senator will introduce the private member bill today during the Senate sitting ...
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