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REP 515 divides advice community
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 AUG 2019
Association of Financial Advisers' general manager, policy and professionalism Phil Anderson says the financial advice community has been split in two by the corporate regulator. Providing a policy outlook at the AFA National Conference in Adelaide ...
Train of legislation to hit advisers
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 AUG 2019
Speaking at the Association of Financial Advisers National Conference, former Foreign Minister Julie Bishop expressed sympathy for the regulatory changes the advice industry is facing. Touching on the Royal Commission, Bishop said the reputational harm ...
Nominees await top AFA honours
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 AUG 2019
Standout financial advisers will be recognised with the presenting of the Association of Financial Advisers' annual suite of awards. The Adviser of the Year, Rising Star of the Year, Female Excellence in Advice and the Excellence in Education award ...
CFP coursework approved
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 27 AUG 2019
The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) has had its application for recognition of CFP coursework approved by FASEA. Any financial advisers who completed Certified Financial Planning (CFP) 1-4 program coursework to obtain the FPA CFP designation ...
Treasurer moves on broker remuneration
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 27 AUG 2019
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced the government will introduce a best interests duty for mortgage brokers and seek to reform broker remuneration. It is the next step in the government's response to the Royal Commission, releasing draft legislation ...
Link Group offloads share registry
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 27 AUG 2019
ASX listed Link Group will sell its 74.85% stake in a share registry for $21.5 million. The holding in share registry Link Market Services South Africa (LMS South Africa) will be sold to JSE Limited. Link managing director John McMurtrie said: "JSE ...
Board addition strengthens strategic relationship
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 26 AUG 2019
Challenger has appointed a non-executive director from MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings as part of its expanded strategic relationship with the Japanese insurer. Masahiko Kobayashi joins the Challenger board as part of the strategic relationship which ...
Down but not out: Top advisers adapt
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 26 AUG 2019
Latest figures from ASIC's Financial Adviser Register (FAR) paint a telling picture of the state of Australia's financial advice sector, with close to 3000 advisers dropping out of the industry since February. According to Rainmaker analysis, the official ...
Value but no trust in advice: Report
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 26 AUG 2019
New research from ASIC reveals what consumers really think when it comes to financial advice. The independent research, commissioned by the regulator, found that while consumers can see the value in seeking financial advice, lack of trust in the industry ...
CountPlus' 100-day plan for Count Financial
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 26 AUG 2019
CountPlus' acquisition of Count Financial from the Commonwealth Bank has been completed for a fee of $2.5 million - and CountPlus is confident its new business will return a first year profit. CountPlus acquired 85% of Count Financial with the 15% balance ...
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