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Industry pushes for more consumer protection under FoFA

LAURA MILLAN  |  TUESDAY, 25 MAR 2014
... moves from that, it needs to be assured that the interests of consumers are paramount." The Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA) also welcomed the government's decision and noted that "a balance must be struck between amending existing ...

Accountants cautious to enter advice space

LAURA MILLAN  |  TUESDAY, 26 NOV 2013
... financial services licence (AFSL). "Accountants will not be rushing into limited AFSLs," the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA) head of Financial Planning Hugh Elvy told Financial Standard. The latest figures from the Australian Securities ...

AVCAL appoints ICAA exec as CEO

LAURA MILLAN  |  THURSDAY, 10 OCT 2013
... Equity and Venture Capital Association Limited (AVCAL) has appointed a senior executive from the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA) as new chief executive. Yasser El-Ansary will be AVCAL chief executive starting from November 20, 2013. ...

75,000 SMSFs non-compliant: ATO

LAURA MILLAN  |  TUESDAY, 8 OCT 2013
... Office (ATO) assistant deputy commissioner for superannuation, Stuart Forsyth, speaking at the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia's (ICAA) National SMSF Conference said that: "between 85% to 95% of trustees are responsible and act within the ...

Abbott sticks to his promise on SMSF regulation

LAURA MILLAN  |  FRIDAY, 27 SEP 2013
... about the need for Australia to have a level playing field between types of super funds. The Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA) agreed with Sinodinos and said that borrowing in SMSF should be reviewed in light of the growth of the se ...

Industry agrees: SMSFs are not for everyone

LAURA MILLAN  |  TUESDAY, 17 SEP 2013
... "will improve the service of a sector that is continuing in steady growth and performance." The Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA) also welcomed the regulator's initiative, but said there were risks borne out of over-regulation. "It ...

Industry asks for stronger consultation after elections

LAURA MILLAN  |  MONDAY, 5 AUG 2013
... and more transparent consultation process once the result no matter what the result is. The Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA) chief executive Lee White said that "governments don't need to come up with a media announcement every 24 ...

Self-education cap could prevent professional development

LAURA MILLAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JUL 2013
... self-education has raised concerns that the measure will impede professional development. The Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA) and CPA Australia are two of the signatories of a document put together by more than 20 organisations asking ...

ASIC charges former financial adviser

LAURA MILLAN  |  FRIDAY, 12 APR 2013
... three months with conditions. On 17 December 2009, Mr Geoff Handberg and Mr Brent Morgan of Rogers Reidy Chartered Accountants were appointed as voluntary administrators to TVM which at the time had a net deficiency of $22 million. The company was placed ...

Centrepoint appoints new chief executive

MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 4 APR 2013
... phase of growth," said Nelson. De Zwart has a Bachelor of Economics and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. Commenting on his appointment de Zwart said: "Centrepoint is well positioned tomaximise the opportunities arising from the ...