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Half of all AFSL applications approved
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 16 DEC 2019
ASIC revealed just 53% of AFSL applications received this year were approved. ASIC received approximately 2491 applications in 2018-2019 - 64% of AFS licences, 27% for credit licences and 9% relating to professional auditor registrations. In the report ...
Super funds merge, leaders appointed
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 13 DEC 2019
First State Super and VicSuper have confirmed a merger will go ahead, naming the chief executive and chair for the combined $125 billion fund. First State Super and VicSuper have signed a merger deed with a merger effective 1 July 2020. The merged funds ...
Sam Henderson attempts to set record straight
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 13 DEC 2019
Former financial adviser and TV show host Sam Henderson has spoken out for the first time since his Royal Commission appearance and subsequent ASIC ban, taking to the XY Adviser podcast to describe the impact events of the last 18 months have had on ...
Advisers better learn what women want: Research
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 DEC 2019
New research from Allianz Retire+ suggests that if financial advisers want to keep clients happy and gain referrals, they need to better understand the advice needs of women. The research, which looked at the 10 years before retirement and in retirement ...
Platform appoints TPB director
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 DEC 2019
A director of the Tax Practitioners Board has joined the board of a managed accounts provider and platform. Julie Berry will replace Peter Brook as a non-executive director at Xplore Wealth. She has been a director of the Tax Practitioners Board for ...
Integration of super advice business completes
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 DEC 2019
The integration of StatePlus into $77 billion industry fund First State Super is being tied up. The ASIC Financial Adviser Register showed hundreds of StatePlus financial advisers as 'ceased' earlier this week. This was an administrative action as StatePlus ...
Industry fund members targeted
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 10 DEC 2019
Members of a $6 billion industry superannuation fund are being targeted by aggressive cold calls pushing them to roll over their super into another fund. TWUSUPER has shared that some of its members have received unwanted phone calls from salespeople ...
ATO issue SMSF scam warning
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 10 DEC 2019
The Australian Tax Office has issued a warning against promoters of illegal self-managed superannuation schemes. The ATO is reminding consumers that SMSF schemes promising to allow you to withdraw super early can be illegal. "You can only access your ...
BT Super announces new admin fees
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 9 DEC 2019
BT Super has announced a new admin fee schedule for BT Super and Asgard Employee Super members. The new fee schedule will be implemented as part of BT's simplification and migration program to BT Super. The migration program will see BT migrate ...
New hires, mandates at Link
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 9 DEC 2019
Link Fund Solutions has appointed a new chief operating officer as part of what it says is a broad transformation of the business. Peter Sipek has been appointed chief operating officer. He has more than 30 years' experience in financial services most ...
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