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Advice firm rebrands, scores own AFSL

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 21 JAN 2022
The move to self-licensing continues to grow as a Victoria-based advice practice scored its own AFSL after operating under a dealer group for 13 years. Armed with a new AFSL, Retireinvest has rebranded to Templeton Advice Group. Templeton has three ...

ASIC bans adviser for two years

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 DEC 2021
... Betalli's recommendations were also found to not accord with his clients' risk profile. ASIC's ban is the subject of an application for review in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT).

Super fund appoints new insurer

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 DEC 2021
... employers," Cameron said. The fund said members will have access to enhanced online functionality including an integrated application process for insurance applications, changes, claims lodgement and tracking. They will also be able to access MetLife's ...

CFS launches low cost geared index options

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 14 DEC 2021
Colonial First State (CFS) has today launched two new geared index options through its $109 billion FirstChoice platform, giving investors leveraged exposure to local and global markets. The first passively managed geared investment options to be offered ...

Calastone partners with Microsoft for fund, data services

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 2 DEC 2021
Calastone has partnered with Microsoft to enhance its fund and data offerings in a wider effort to drive new opportunities for collective investments worldwide. As part of the partnership, Calastone recently built DMI Fund Services using Microsoft's ...

Plaintiff seeks to ring fence Dixon penalty

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 25 NOV 2021
... allegedly providing conflicted financial advice and engaging in misleading and deceptive conduct. In response to the application, ASIC requested further time to consider its position. Piper Alderman class action lawyer and partner Martin del Gallego ...

Former WA adviser charged with dishonest conduct

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 23 NOV 2021
Former AMP financial adviser David Fong and his financial planning company Fong Financial Partners have been charged with engaging in dishonest conduct, following an investigation by the regulator. ASIC alleges in its legal action that in 2014, Fong ...

COVID-19 relief for SMSFs may require specialist input

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 22 NOV 2021
... still stranded overseas due to travel restrictions and disrupted air travel, so the ATO's decision to waive the application of compliance resources in 2021-22 will be welcomed by affected SMSFs." For LRBAs, the ATO has extended its relief to allow ...

APRA questions trustees on financial resilience

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 22 NOV 2021
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has issued a discussion paper seeking information from superannuation trustees on their plans to maintain the financial resilience needed to protect members' best financial interests. APRA's prudential ...

Mawhinney lawyer accuses ASIC of trial by media

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 18 NOV 2021
... activity despite failing to provide us with over 800 pages of court filings and all relevant annexures to support their application," Roberts said. "This type of conduct unfairly portrays our client and is detrimental to his public image. It seems ASIC ...
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