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AustralianSuper bears brunt of complaints: AFCA

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 11 JUN 2024
AustralianSuper copped the highest number of complaints in the last six months of 2023 totalling 936, which was nearly three times more than other major super funds like Cbus, Australian Retirement Trust (ART), and Aware Super. New data from the Australian ...

AFCA to expel Dixon Advisory

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 30 MAY 2024
The Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) is set to kick out Dixon Advisory & Superannuation Services (DASS) as a member over the next few weeks. AFCA announced on May 28 that the administrator of DASS has 21 days to reply to the proposal. ...

AFCA finds more Dixon Advisory victims

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 10 MAY 2024
The Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) added 544 more Dixon Advisory-specific victims to total 2492 complaints at the end of April, which will further exacerbate the costs and levy financial advisers must pay. The Financial Advice Association ...

Court approves $16m DASS settlement

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 19 APR 2024
The Federal Court has approved the settlement reached in the $16 million class action brought against Dixon Advisory & Superannuation Services (DASS) following a two-week delay. Justice Thawley sought to gather more information for the victims in delaying ...

Court delays DASS class action settlement approval

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 5 APR 2024
... (DASS) as it seeks more information. The class action led by Shine Lawyers, which was also brought against former Dixon Advisor chief executive Alan Dixon and former director Christopher Brown, sought redress for bad advice provided in relation to the ...

CSLR kicks off, 2k await compensation

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2024
The Compensation Scheme of Last Resort (CSLR) today opened its doors, ready to compensate about 2000 claimants who have long waited for redress. Inaugural CSLR chief executive David Berry told a media briefing: "We look forward to supporting a number ...

Inaugural CSLR levy slugs advisers $18.5m

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAR 2024
The financial advice industry will be forced to pay $18.5 million to fund the Compensation Scheme of Last Resort's (CSLR) first year of operation, drawing outrage from the sector. The government released its estimates for the first and second phase ...

DASS settlement pending court approval, victims urged to claim

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 FEB 2024
The federal court will soon determine if it will approve the $16 million to settle the class action against E&P Financial Group as some victims of Dixon Advisory and Superannuation Services (DASS) are running out of time to make a claim. On 3 April ...

DASS compensation drags AFCA, lead decision published

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 16 FEB 2024
Compensating Dixon Advisory and Superannuation Services (DASS) victims continues to eat up the Australian Financial Complaints Authority's (AFCA) time and resources, so much so that a "lead decision" has been published to expedite the process. The complaints ...

CSLR estimates $241m to fund backlog of complaints

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 9 JAN 2024
The board of the Compensation Scheme of Last Resort (CSLR) estimates $241 million will be needed to fund claims lodged with the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) between November 2018 and September 2022. The CSLR is set to begin receiving ...
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