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Synchron compliance lead resigns
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 AUG 2020
... of head of compliance - policy and regulatory, working alongside Alison Massey who was promoted to head of compliance - advice assurance in February. "Most recently Hanna was head of compliance and chief risk officer at Sentry Group, a position she held ...
Wasatch adds APAC distribution lead
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 AUG 2020
US-based investment manager Wasatch Global Investors has appointed former ANZ Private Banking and Advice head of research and governance, Amelia Kennedy, to a newly created role leading distribution in the Asia-Pacific region. During her six-year tenure ...
ASFA sets out productivity plan
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 AUG 2020
... productivity and efficiency. The plan includes; changing default communication medium from paper to electronic, making advice more accessible for members and centralising data reporting. It will also address issues related to superannuation fund mergers ...
FSC calls for scaled advice model
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 11 AUG 2020
The Financial Services Council (FSC) has called on the government to implement a two-year trial of a scalable advice model, in a bid to increase access to affordable advice to Australians at a time when they need it most. The COVID-19 crisis has seen ...
Bendigo and Adelaide Bank to face fresh class action
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 11 AUG 2020
... scheme by former financial adviser Steve Navra. The investor, who prefers not to be named, went to Navra for cashflow advice after being left unable to work due to a severe injury. "He found out what you wanted to achieve and promised the world, said ...
AMP, CBA, Westpac face potential class action
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 11 AUG 2020
The financial advice arms of AMP, Commonwealth and Westpac are all facing a potential class action from law firm Piper Alderman. The law firm is calling on any customers who have acquired, renewed or continue to hold a financial product on recommendation ...
Macquarie to transfer legacy pension product
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 10 AUG 2020
... commission currently paid will no longer be paid. Members with advisers will be able to authorise relationships to pay advice fees. Any current, valid death benefit nominations will be transferred over to the Pension Manager, where the nomination type ...
Advice firm awarded international certification
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 10 AUG 2020
... certification following an assessment by the Centre for Fiduciary Excellence. Shadforth is now one of just seven Australian advice firms to have the certification. "Advice relationships are fiduciary in nature. They are based on a foundation of trust," ...
IOOF divests Australian Ethical
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 7 AUG 2020
... the interests of super members over a long period. In 2018 Australian Ethical divested AMP over revelations about AMP's advice business that emerged during the Royal Commission. It cited fees for no service, failure to reprimand dishonest advisers and ...
First Sentier bolsters board of directors
ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 6 AUG 2020
... FundsNetwork, from 1999 until his retirement from Fidelity in 2008. He is currently a board member of Marstone Inc, a digital advice company based in New York.
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