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AFA, FPA share bleak view of industry
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 30 JUN 2020
... before the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, sharing austere views of the financial advice industry. AFA general manager, policy and professionalism Phil Anderson said that the ASIC Financial Adviser Register had dropped by 6000 ...
FASEA unclear why advisers are quitting
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 25 MAY 2020
... advice associations including the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) and the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA), as well as the SMSF Association among others. There are just over 22,000 financial advisers on the ASIC FAR. About 8000 ...
Mudslinging over FASEA extension continues
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 MAY 2020
... stage. Conversely, the opposition believe the omnibus bill is about more than just FASEA. Jones' comments come after the AFA fired off a press release yesterday calling on Labor to "support the passing" of the bill this week. In the release, the AFA ...
Government delays RC implementation timeline
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 11 MAY 2020
... added that the association "remains hopeful" that the "sensible" deferral will allow time for more consultation, and said the AFA was also looking forward to working with the government to "consider the proposals that have been put forward to improve ...
FASEA extension to pass next week
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 8 MAY 2020
... is an additional two years. The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) and Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) lobbied for these extensions.
Association of Financial Advisers bolsters team
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 APR 2020
... position, replacing Angela Karas. Karas has moved to First State Super as business enablement manager. Karas had been with the AFA for almost two years, joining the association after a 20-year career with Bridges Financial Services. Garrard was previously ...
Could relief on advice compliance save consumers?
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 2 APR 2020
... right now. Association of Financial Advisers general manager of policy and professionalism Phil Anderson agrees, saying the AFA is on the case. The AFA already put one "set of thoughts" to the government about three weeks ago and is now in the process ...
Advice groups criticise rushed legislation
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 MAR 2020
... with the former saying the reforms will make financial advice inaccessible and unaffordable for everyday Australians. The AFA released its submissions to Treasury on ongoing fee arrangements and disclosure of lack of independence, advice fees in super ...
How to ensure clients will pay higher fees
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 28 FEB 2020
... professionalism Phil Anderson says financial advisers need to be prepared to have tough conversations with clients on fees. At the AFA Roadshow event this week, Anderson outlined the challenges advisers will face during what he referred to as a transition ...
Life commissions, referral fees still kosher: AFA
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 27 FEB 2020
... clear message on life insurance commissions and referral fees, and took aim at a former FASEA board member in the process. AFA general manager of policy and professionalism Phil Anderson dove into commissions and fees in a detailed presentation in light ...
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