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FPA Congress a chance to 'reunite, reset'

CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 16 SEP 2022
... in-person conference in three years, a 'Reunite, Resest' theme will underpin the Financial Planning Association of Australia's (FPA) Professionals Congress later this year. Held in Sydney on November 23-24, the Congress will host a range of sessions ...

CSLR legislation tabled, advice sector responds

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 9 SEP 2022
... amongst consumers in our profession, ensuring that if money has been lost due to poor advice, compensation will be available," FPA chief executive Sarah Abood said. "We are concerned however that the scope of this scheme does not ensure that consumers ...

The time is right: AFA chief

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  FRIDAY, 2 SEP 2022
The proposed merger between the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) and Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) has seen a mixed response, with many questioning the timing, but Phil Anderson says it's the right time. The idea of the ...

AFA, FPA to explore merger

CASSANDRA BALDINI, JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 1 SEP 2022
The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) and Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to consider a merger. The aim, they say, is to create a united voice for the financial advice sector. The associations ...

Remediation bills revealed amid call for levy freeze extension

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 AUG 2022
... currently set at the 2018-19 level of $1142 per adviser. While a review of the industry funding model has been announced, the FPA said it's not confident any changes can be made and implemented in time to impact this financial year. "Making financial ...

Registrations open for FPA initiatives

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 22 AUG 2022
... lives." Successful applications will be announced in November 2022. Financial Standard is the official media partner of the 2022 FPA Congress.

CSLR establishment is critical: FPA

CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 12 AUG 2022
The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) has called out the urgent need for a broad-based Compensation Scheme of Last Resort (CSLR) following ASIC's recent notice for former Dixon Advisory clients to register any complaints with the ...

Government to review adviser professional standards

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 11 AUG 2022
... forward to participating constructively in this process to ensure the continuing professionalisation of financial advice," FPA chief executive Sarah Abood said. "Financial planners currently face considerable uncertainty regarding future professional ...

Celsius latest casualty in crypto crash

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  FRIDAY, 15 JUL 2022
... fuels the regulation debate that looms over the "wild west" that is crypto. The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) says it supports a regulatory framework for crypto assets provided it's consistent with their equivalent non-crypto ...

AMP wants life insurance caps raised, fees lowered

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  MONDAY, 27 JUN 2022
... AMP's submission, we've worked with our advice network, professional associations such as the Financial Planning Association (FPA), the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA), the Financial Services Council (FSC) and other licensees to find common ground ...