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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 ...
Finance cheats more likely to cheat: Study
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 23 AUG 2019
A University of Texas study has found finance professionals who engage in misconduct at work are more likely to be unfaithful in marriage. The study looked at financial advisers, chief financial officers and chief executives amongst others using the ...
Super JV names chief investment officer
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 22 AUG 2019
The $26 billion Equipsuper and Catholic Super joint venture has named its inaugural chief investment officer in preparation for an official merger. Anna Shelley has been appointed to the role, following last week's announcement that Scott Cameron will ...
Best online brokers revealed
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 22 AUG 2019
New research from Investment Trends has revealed the online brokers with the most satisfied customers in Australia. Bell Direct, CMC Markets and SelfWealth clients report the most satisfaction with their online broker. Bell Direct ranked first with ...
ASIC to review end of grandfathering
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 AUG 2019
ASIC will review the progress of transition away from grandfathered conflicted remuneration arrangements for financial advisers. Announced today, the review follows the government's commitment to end the practice by January 2021. ASIC said it will review ...
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