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Financial advice more important than ever: HUB24
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 13 OCT 2020
HUB24 said financial advice is more important than ever as it posts record inflows and signs close to 30 new licensees in the September quarter. Staging a $260 million bounce back after it suffered from the impacts of COVID-19, funds under administration ...
Adviser sentenced to eight years' prison
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 9 OCT 2020
A financial adviser has been jailed over using clients' money to fund his lifestyle to the tune of $1.1 million, including $72,000 he spent on a boat, while licensed by AMP, NAB and Synchron. Anthony Dick has been sentenced to eight years in prison ...
DTCC launches advisory service
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 9 OCT 2020
Global clearing and settlements firm The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation is launching a new consulting service. DTCC Consulting Services helps clients with post-trade business operations, which includes providing initial infrastructure diagnostics ...
CountPlus adds to board, acquires member firm
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 OCT 2020
CountPlus has named a new member of its board and acquired a new practice to add to its growing network. Carolyn Colley has been appointed as director, adding another seat to her directorships at the ASX, IOOF and employee benefits firm Smartgroup Corporation. ...
APRA rolls out new assessment model
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 OCT 2020
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has replaced its 18-year-old risk assessment model with a system that will better guide the intensity of the regulator's supervision. In a letter to banks, insurers and superannuation licensees ...
Another MLC advice firm exits group
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 6 OCT 2020
A former MLC-licensed financial advice firm has left the dealer group following the IOOF takeover to join FYG Planners Group. Queensland-based Designing Financial Solutions (DFS), led by principal and financial planner Kevin Redfearn, is now operating ...
Benchmark-lagging LIC faces strategic review
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 6 OCT 2020
... returned -11.38% over the six months to June 30, with the fund returning -3.92% over a 12-month period. In comparison, the LIC's benchmark, the MSCI AC World (net dividends) index, returned -4.28% and 4.08% over the same time periods. Longer term, TGG ...
ANZ fined $10m
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 2 OCT 2020
ANZ will pay $10 million in penalties for unconscionable conduct after the Federal Court found it breached its obligations as a financial services licensee. Between August 2003 and September 2015, it was found ANZ charged certain fees to personal and ...
Adviser charged with stealing super
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 2 OCT 2020
A West Australian financial adviser who has worked across some of Australia's largest licensees could face 15 years in jail after being charged with four counts of dishonest conduct in relation to hardship superannuation requests. Rahul Goel is ...
Vanguard to cull institutional mandates
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 2 OCT 2020
The investing giant will wind up mandates with 12 local institutional investors, as it pivots away from the lower-fee business line to retail, adviser and its in-house super offering. Vanguard will discontinue special mandates but still allow them in ...
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