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AFA defends industry against Labor attack

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 21 JUN 2021
The Association of Financial Advisers has slammed the Labor Party's attack on financial advisers, which paints the profession as dodgy and continues to rip-off consumers. AFA acting chief executive Phil Anderson is calling for an end to the "persecution" ...

Advisers win annual renew law relief

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 11 JUN 2021
... obligations in a bid to stamp out the fee-for-no-service problem that plagued the advice industry. The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) acting chief executive Phil Anderson said: "We thank the minister for responding to this issue and coming forward ...

Potential small carve out for annual renewal law

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 27 MAY 2021
... action against financial advisers who fail to provide a financial disclosure statement. The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) has identified practicality issues with the new legislation set to take effect on July 1 and is pushing for the changes. ...

AFA appoints partnerships GM

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 10 MAY 2021
The Association of Financial Advisers has appointed a general manager of partnerships who joined from AMP. Cameron Burne joined the AFA in March and was most recently a partnership manager at AMP Financial Planning. He spent over eight years with the ...

Advisers to go forth with claims handling

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 26 APR 2021
The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) has welcomed the government's regulation that will exempt advisers from varying their AFSL to provide claims handling, following a submission outlining issues. The government passed Financial Sector Reform ...

Commissions likely to stay: Hume

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 22 APR 2021
... their work, work that is fundamental to the proper functioning of the life insurance market." Association of Financial Advisers acting chief executive Phil Anderson, who also presented at the event, said the reality is that advisers are no longer able ...

ASIC opens breach reporting consultation

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 22 APR 2021
... the final guidance will be published prior to when the obligations commence. Last week, the Association of Financial Advisers pushed to delay the breach reporting law .

FASEA offers exam feedback

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 16 APR 2021
... this available online for unsuccessful candidates who sat for any exam since June 2019. The Association of Financial Advisers said that it understands advisers' frustration regarding the lack of tailored feedback provided after an unsuccessful exam attempt ...

Delay breach reporting law: AFA

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 16 APR 2021
The Association of Financial Advisers wants to defer the proposed self-reporting of breaches regime amid concerns it will be impossible for small financial advice firms to comply with. The AFA outlined its concerns about Commissioner Kenneth Hayne's ...

Advice association chief steps down

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 25 MAR 2021
The chief executive of the Association of Financial Advisers has stepped down after four years in the role. Phil Kewin has led the AFA since 2017, having succeeded Brad Fox as chief executive in March of that year. He said the time is right to hand ...
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