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Pressure on advice practices means time for rethink: ClearView

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 APR 2017
... will not only lead to improved client outcomes, it'll help advisers meet their obligations under the Future of Financial Advice reforms including the best interest duty."

ASIC wins first court action for FoFA breaches

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 APR 2017
... Corporate regulator ASIC successfully brought its first action against a licensee for breach of the Future of Financial Advice reforms in the Federal Court. Melbourne-based financial advice firm NSG Services (NSG) was found by the court to have breached ...

SMSFA appoints high profile former politicians

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  TUESDAY, 21 MAR 2017
... and Financial Services Committee inquiry into the financial services industry and formulation of the Future of Financial Advice (FOFA) reforms. "These outstanding appointments will help achieve the association's mission of leading the professionalism ...

Adviser contravenes FoFA obligations

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  MONDAY, 20 MAR 2017
... financial advice provider is to appear in the Federal Court of Australia for alleged contraventions of the Future of Financial Advice obligations. Following an ASIC investigation, Wealth and Risk Management (WRM), and its related companies Yes FP and ...

House passes professional standards bill

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 FEB 2017
... for the many victims of bad practice in the financial advice sector when they voted against Labor's Future of Financial Advice measures," Leigh's proposed amendment stated. Leigh offered three additional amendments, drawing attention to the lack of trust ...

Financial advisers losing communication battle

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  MONDAY, 6 FEB 2017
... appointed Morningstar chief executive Kunal Kapoor told reporters that one of the biggest issues facing the future of financial advice is a communication breakdown between advisers and clients. "It's not just about simple stocks and bonds anymore - there ...

Wealth firm releases planning app Nettshell

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  MONDAY, 23 JAN 2017
... planners are on track." The idea for the application came about following the implementation of the Future of Financial Advice (FoFA) reforms and a discussion between CMFM and their clients about the pitfalls of the industry. "After all the changes with ...

Product conflicts in retail banking: ABA report

ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 19 JAN 2017
... commissions and product-based payments used for retail banking staff, echoing the concerns that led to the Future of Financial Advice reforms. The report, written by former Australian Public Service Commissioner Stephen Sedgwick, has in its own words ...

ASIC takes Westpac to court

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 23 DEC 2016
... Securities Administration Limited (WSAL) and BT Funds Management Limited (BTFM) contravened aspects of the Future of Financial Advice (FoFA) reforms. This includes breaches of the 'best interest duty' and unlawfully providing personal financial advice ...

Future of advice is bionic, not robo

KERRIE SYDEE  |  THURSDAY, 24 NOV 2016
The future of financial advice will not be dominated by robo advisers but instead will be bionic, empowered by continual improvements to technology. Speaking at a media briefing in Sydney, Colonial First State general manager products and investments ...