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Government loves SMSFs: Hume

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 FEB 2020
... Minister for Superannuation, Financial Services and Financial Technology has delivered a gushing address to the SMSF Association conference - promising the government is supportive of the SMSF sector. Addressing delegates, Senator Jane Hume said the ...

Advice complaints low: AFCA

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 FEB 2020
In an update to the SMSF Association conference, the Australian Financial Complaints Authority has revealed complaints about financial advice are minimal. Addressing the conference, Ian Donald and Shail Singh, both ombudsmen at AFCA, said investments ...

Former SMSFA chair returns to role

HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 FEB 2020
A former chair of the SMSF Association has returned for another stint in the top job. Andrew Hamilton has been appointed chair of the SMSF Association, taking on the role from the end of the association's 2020 conference, which kicked off on the Gold ...

What SMSFs will look like in 2030

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 FEB 2020
A panel discussion at the SMSF Association Conference has sought to predict what the SMSF industry will look like in 10 years' time, with the issue of retirement front and centre. Rice Warner executive director Michael Rice, Challenger chair of retirement ...

Retirement income review must focus on women: KPMG

HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 FEB 2020
... the proposals outlined here would do much to combat the inequality women face in later life." Separately, the SMSF Association used its submission to label self-managed super funds the "pioneer group" for the retirement income system; with SMSFA chief ...

SMSF data misleading: BGL

ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 31 JAN 2020
... out ASIC over a "misleading" fact sheet it published and distributed to SMSF trustees last year. It comes after SMSF Association chief John Maroney slammed the regulator over the data used in the same fact sheet last week. BGL managing director Ron Lesh ...

SMSFA chief slams regulators, FASEA

ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 24 JAN 2020
SMSF Association chief executive John Maroney has slammed ASIC for a fact sheet published and distributed to SMSF trustees last year. During a speech at a Pritchitt Partners event in Sydney, the SMSFA chief also took aim at FASEA and the ATO. Maroney ...

SMSFA slams limited licensing

HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 9 JAN 2020
... limited licensing for professionals dealing with SMSFs. Outlining its 2020/21 Federal Budget submission today, the SMSF Association said limited licensing should be phased out in favour of a customer-centric framework designed to raise standards and ...

SMSF adviser hit with ban

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 6 JAN 2020
... interest in statements of advice to clients. The ASIC Financial Adviser Register shows Blazejczyk is a member of the SMSF Association, the Association of Independently Owned Financial Professionals and the Tax Practitioners Board.

Why joint effort is required in advice

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 5 DEC 2019
... present along with Judith Fox from the Stockbrokers and Financial Advisers Association and John Maroney from the SMSF Association. Representatives from the Financial Services Council, Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia, the Australian Financial ...