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Industry groups welcome Labor government

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 23 MAY 2022
... working with the Albanese government on pressing issues impacting the advice industry. PA chief executive Sarah Abood said the FPA expects actions on adviser education to be the first order of business for the incoming minister for financial services. ...

Super home buyer scheme fails to move the needle

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 MAY 2022
... concrete analysis has revealed that at best it's only a marginal measure. The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) has applauded both major parties for recognising that housing affordability is a major issue for Australians and that homeownership ...

FPA names new chair

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 26 APR 2022
... as our association enters a new era with a new chief executive and new chair," she said. "I have often said that being the FPA chair has been the greatest privilege of my professional life, and I know David feels the same way. He will build on the strong ...

FPA is the preferred association: Research

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 MAR 2022
... are part of the professional body. Some 38% or 7239 active advisers on ASIC's Financial Adviser Register are members of the FPA based on the 18,800 recorded in the December 2021 database. Rainmaker's analysis found that the Association of Financial Advisers ...

Mixed reviews for advice industry reviewer

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 14 MAR 2022
... the "the perfect opportunity to measure and assess the impact of all this regulatory change on the profession" and that the FPA looks forward to addressing some of the unintended consequences this has created, such as the rules-based, compliance-heavy ...

Winner of Gwen Fletcher Memorial Award 2022 announced

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 MAR 2022
The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) has congratulated the first winner of the Gwen Fletcher Memorial Award for 2022. Melbourne-based senior advice compliance analyst Danica Lozada of Industry Fund Services has taken home the award. ...

FPA pushes for advice law simplification

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 MAR 2022
... layers of complexity in the latest round of reforms. Citing its submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission review, FPA chief executive Sarah Abood is calling for the elimination of layers of legislation that advisers face that ultimately comes ...

Aussie CFPs move toward 5000

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 FEB 2022
... in the past year have fallen by 4%, this is lower when compared to the 11% drop experienced broadly across the profession, FPA chief executive Sarah Abood said. Abood said it is pleasing to see that advisers continue to recognise the value of the CFP ...

CSLR will not fully protect investors

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 FEB 2022
... voiced concerns that the scheme should expand to all financial services. The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA), along with 14 other industry bodies, continue to push for expanding the CSLR's jurisdiction to reflect the remit of the ...

FPA reschedules Congress

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 FEB 2022
The Financial Planning Association of Australia is rescheduling its annual FPA Professionals Congress to November, taking place in-person at the ICC in Sydney. The FPA's flagship event was originally planned for 7-8 April, but following conversations ...
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