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Advice too expensive, hard to access: FPA
ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 SEP 2020
... reduced access to financial advice. The research from CoreData, presented at the Financial Planning Association of Australia's (FPA) 'Uncovering the Value of Financial Planning Advice' virtual event held earlier this month, drew on key industry players ...
Technology can ease adviser red tape: Academic
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 3 SEP 2020
Digital innovation could be the answer to tackling product-choice confusion and reducing red tape in the financial advice sector, according to an academic. Pamela Hanrahan, a lawyer and professor at University to New South Wales Business School, told ...
Calls for consent forms, opt-ins to be scrapped
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 18 AUG 2020
... Australians. Ardino and Harrison appeared to hit back at suggestions from the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) that an overhaul of the Australian financial services licence (AFSL) system could be the solution to the industry's woes. ...
FPA award nominations open, new award announced
ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 AUG 2020
The Financial Planning Association of Australia has announced a new category in its annual FPA Awards, set to recognise members who have used technologies in innovative ways to deliver advice. The FPA Advice Innovation Award has been introduced to highlight ...
APRA intervention blindsided AFA, FPA taskforce
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 28 JUL 2020
At the Financial Services Council Life Insurance Summit, the heads of financial advice industry associations admitted to being blindsided by APRA's intervention on individual disability income insurance. Association of Financial Advisers chief executive ...
AFA, FPA share bleak view of industry
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 30 JUN 2020
The Association of Financial Advisers and Financial Planning Association of Australia have appeared before the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, sharing austere views of the financial advice industry. AFA general manager, policy ...
FPA, TPB to share information
ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 26 JUN 2020
... facilitate the exchange of information on matters relating to the Tax Agent Services Act 2009 and the Code of Professional Conduct. FPA chief executive Dante De Gori said the association was honoured to be the first of its kind to enter into an MOU with ...
FPA Congress moves online
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JUN 2020
The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) has announced the 2020 FPA Virtual Congress masterclass series will go live on July 9. The FPA is offering its Congress format as a virtual event for the first time in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
FPA accuses ASIC of price gouging
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 15 JUN 2020
... corporate regulator accusing it of price gouging after increasing the industry funding levy for financial advisers by 38%. The FPA has urged the corporate regulator to reconsider the 38% increase to the ASIC industry funding levy as the nation enters ...
Dealer groups slam FPA policy
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 4 JUN 2020
... Fitzpatricks and Paragem have all criticised the Financial Planning Association of Australia's latest policy proposal. The FPA wants to see AFSLs only responsible for the oversight of product compliance, rather than being responsible for the regulatory ...
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