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AFA to host virtual conference
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 AUG 2020
The Association of Financial Advisers will host a virtual conference via live broadcast from October 14-15. The AFA VISION Conference will be filmed at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney and broadcast live to delegates across Australia. Sessions ...
APRA intervention blindsided AFA, FPA taskforce
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 28 JUL 2020
At the Financial Services Council Life Insurance Summit, the heads of financial advice industry associations admitted to being blindsided by APRA's intervention on individual disability income insurance. Association of Financial Advisers chief executive ...
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
... this 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 ...
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
... which 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 ...
Bigger balances, bigger blow: Elia
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 2 APR 2020
Speaking to Financial Standard , Hostplus chief executive David Elia has said it's the super funds with higher average account balances that should be worried about the impact of the early release scheme. Hitting back at public commentary suggesting ...
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