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Akambo grows leadership team

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  THURSDAY, 14 JUL 2022
Akambo Financial Group has appointed Michael Happell as its non-executive chair and Kevin White as non-executive director to the board of its holding company. The integrated financial services business recently merged with the well-established wealth ...

OTC derivatives provider loses licence, executives banned

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  THURSDAY, 14 JUL 2022
Over-the-counter derivatives provider Sirius Financial Markets Pty Ltd has surrendered its AFSL and its former executives Jonathan Schneider and Oskar Pecyna have both been banned for eight years. ASIC reported that Sirius Financial, trading as Trade360 ...

ASX 100 chief executive bonuses hit record highs

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 JUL 2022
Bonuses paid to ASX 100 chief executives hit record highs in FY21, jumping from 31% to 76.7%, a new report from the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors said. In the first year of the pandemic, Australian boards responded to market turmoil ...

Victorian AR charged with providing unlicensed advice

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 JUL 2022
Former authorised representative Nizi Bhandari has been charged with engaging in dishonest conduct and providing unlicensed personal financial product advice. Between November 2017 and December 2020, Bhandari was an AR of The Australian Dealer Group ...

Global fintech Smart expands pension offering to Australia

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  TUESDAY, 12 JUL 2022
Global retirement technology provider Smart is expanding to Australia, establishing an office in Melbourne. Smart technology powers UK Smart Pension, a digitally led pension and retirement scheme setup for employers. The Australian business will operate ...

Foord appoints Apex Group to support Australian launch

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  TUESDAY, 12 JUL 2022
Foord Asset Management has appointed Apex Group to provide fund administration, transfer agency and custody services to its new Australia-domiciled fund. Foord recently announced its expansion into the local market with its Global Equity Australian ...

Nominations open for 2022 AFA awards

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  TUESDAY, 12 JUL 2022
After a two-year pause, the Association of Financial Advisers has opened nominations for its 2022 awards. Looking to unearth the best across the financial advice spectrum, AFA and its partners are searching for the AFA Adviser of the Year, sponsored ...

Equity Story plans to throw finfluencers a lifeline

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  MONDAY, 11 JUL 2022
Equity Story Group has acquired news and arts media company A Rich Life, and plans to throw 'finfluencers' a lifeline after ASIC's recent crackdown by giving them the option of continuing to influence with the coverage of an AFSL. A Rich ...

AFA hits back at QAR submissions from Choice, ISA

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  MONDAY, 11 JUL 2022
The Association of Financial Advisers has hit back at the Quality of Advice Review submissions from Choice and Industry Super Australia, saying their recommendations are harmful to the sector. Starting with Choice, the AFA said the consumer body's submission ...

Atrium welcomes new chief operating officer

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  MONDAY, 11 JUL 2022
Atrium Investment Management has named former Pendal executive David Harris as its chief operating officer. Harris was most recently head of product at Pendal Group. He has held executive and leadership roles within asset management firms in Australia ...