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BDM pay healthy despite headwinds
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 12 NOV 2019
New insights on the salaries of business development managers reveal they can expect to take home healthy pay packets despite the Royal Commission reducing demand. Research from Kaizen Recruitment on BDM salaries in the financial services industry has ...
AMP dealer group head departs
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 12 NOV 2019
The managing director of an AMP-aligned dealer group is exiting the business to take on a new role. Hillross Financial Services managing director Dean Thomas will take on the role of chief advice officer at Mortgage Choice. His appointment follows the ...
Ethics code creates confusion around ESG
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 11 NOV 2019
A debate is raging about what the Financial Advice Standards and Ethics Authority's Code of Ethics means for ESG investing and advising clients on ethical investment options, with FASEA chief executive Stephen Glenfield looking to clarify the issue. ...
FPA Congress could be biggest yet
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 11 NOV 2019
The 2019 Financial Planning Association of Australia Congress is on track to be the biggest yet, with numbers of delegates registered surpassing last year's. Dante De Gori, chief executive of the FPA, said registration numbers are tracking to beat the ...
Legal fight could change super game
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 8 NOV 2019
Rest, the $57 billion industry fund, continues to battle a legal fight brought by one of its members that could have consequences for the entire superannuation industry. Rest will be in court again on November 15 for a case management hearing. In July ...
September FASEA exam results in
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 8 NOV 2019
The Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority has released the results from the financial adviser exam held in September, which 1697 financial advisers sat. The exam was held in eight metropolitan and nine regional centres between 19 September ...
Plato hires from Macquarie quant team
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 8 NOV 2019
Investment analyst Charles Lowe will join Plato Investment Management as it continues to expand its research capabilities with a focus on long/short strategies. Lowe steps into the role of senior quantitative analyst. He has over 15 years' experience ...
Adviser scammed family, friends
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 8 NOV 2019
A New York investment adviser named Ruless Pierre allegedly operated a Ponzi scheme that unlawfully obtained more than $2 million from investors who were told they'd see returns of 20% every two months. Part of the scheme, known as the Amongst Friends ...
What finance professionals are really paid
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 7 NOV 2019
A new salary benchmarking report for 2020 from Michael Page has revealed what various finance professionals in Australia can expect to be paid, including distribution leads and investment directors. According to the report, legal, risk and compliance ...
NAB remediation team swells, no executive bonuses
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 7 NOV 2019
National Australia Bank's 2019 full year results include the revelation that its customer remediation team has ballooned to 950 people. NAB chief executive Philip Chronican said in a statement that the team of 950 dedicated to remediating customers ...
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