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J.P. Morgan predicts extended income squeeze
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 26 NOV 2019
J.P. Morgan recently released its annual Long-Term Capital Market Assumptions, forecasting the 10-15 year returns investors can expect. The research isn't rosy, predicting sluggish global growth, modest returns on stocks and an income squeeze for Australians. ...
ASIC launches investigation into Westpac
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 26 NOV 2019
More woe for Westpac as ASIC confirms it has commenced an investigation into the bank following AUSTRAC's actions in relation to money laundering. An ASIC spokesperson told Financial Standard : "ASIC can confirm that it commenced an investigation ...
Brian Hartzer steps down from Westpac
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 26 NOV 2019
Westpac chief executive Brian Hartzer has stepped down in the wake of AUSTRAC's investigation . Westpac today announced Hartzer will exit, with current chief financial officer Peter King taking over as acting chief executive from December 2. Hartzer ...
AIST finds issues with FASEA code
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 25 NOV 2019
The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees has written to FASEA chief executive Stephen Glenfield seeking clarification on how key points of the Code of Ethics will apply to intra-fund advice. Responding to the guidance on the code, AIST chief ...
Vale David Smith
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 25 NOV 2019
HESTA director and former Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees president David Smith is being remembered as an inspirational leader. Smith, who was also general secretary of the Australian Services Union, passed away suddenly on November ...
Politician urges Treasurer to protect advisers
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 22 NOV 2019
Federal member for Warringah Zali Steggall has written to Treasurer Josh Frydenberg to ask him to consider how regulatory changes are impacting financial advisers, requesting an extension to education reforms. Steggall wrote that a number of regulatory ...
Grandfathering phase out tussle continues
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 22 NOV 2019
Colonial First State has confirmed it is aiming for mid-year implementation of the phase out of grandfathered remuneration, much to the ire of the Association of Independently Owned Financial Professionals (AIOFP). A CFS spokesperson confirmed to Financial ...
Best of times, worst of times for advice
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 22 NOV 2019
At a roundtable yesterday talk turned to the current state of the financial advice industry and the opportunities that exist alongside the challenges. Stephen Miller, adviser at GSFM, pointed out: "The whole regulatory landscape as a consequence of ...
AFA calls out FASEA chief inconsistency
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 21 NOV 2019
The Association of Financial Advisers general manager, policy and professionalism Phil Anderson has hit back at Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority chief executive Stephen Glenfield, over recognition of CPD. Glenfield made comments at a ...
How personality tests add value in advice
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 21 NOV 2019
Two financial advisers in Sydney say they are on to the next big thing - helping clients succeed through rigorous, double-blind, scientifically backed personality tests. Tristan Scifo and Harry Goldberg at Purpose Advisory offer Personality Typing Coaching ...
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