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FAAA calls for 'fairness' ahead of Budget

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2024
The Financial Advice Association of Australia (FAAA) has called on the Federal government to better manage costs across the Compensation Scheme of Last Resort (CSLR) and implement a fairer ASIC funding levy for advisers. In its pre-budget submission ...

Fee consent forms, FDS overhaul concerns FAAA

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 18 DEC 2023
The Financial Advice Association of Australia (FAAA) expressed concerns about Treasury's proposal to abolish fee consent forms and Fee Disclosure Statements (FDS) in its response to the first round of reforms. Currently, advisers must produce an annual ...

Industry bodies respond to QAR recommendations

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 13 JUN 2023
... consent, eradicating the Best Interests Duty Safe Harbour steps, were quick wins for the Financial Advice Association of Australia (FAAA). "These phase one responses show that the concerns of our sector have been heard. It is a sensible package that ...

Budget of missed opportunities: Industry

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 MAY 2023
... earliest opportunity the federal budget allows," it said. From an advice perspective, Financial Advice Association of Australia chief executive Sarah Abood said it was disappointing there was no mention of the ASIC adviser levy. "We are also very keen ...

ASIC, APRA reviewer deprioritised by government

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 MAY 2023
... alongside members Fiona Crosbie and Craig Drummond, were locked in until 2026. Commenting, Financial Advice Association of Australia chief executive Sarah Abood said the decision by government is concerning. "It is disappointing to see this highlighted ...

AFA, FPA unveil joint roadshow theme

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 21 MAR 2023
To be known as the Financial Advice Association of Australia from April 3, the two bodies will run the United Association Roadshow in May and June. The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) and the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) ...

AFA celebrates 10 years of Inspire

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 MAR 2023
... on to confirm that the Inspire community will continue under the merged entity, the Financial Advice Association of Australia (FAA). "However, the main reason I'm here is to give you the absolute commitment that Financial Advisers Association of Australia ...

FPA and AFA set to merge

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 28 FEB 2023
The two major advice associations will merge to create the Financial Advice Association of Australia as voted by members today. Members of the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) and Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) overwhelmingly ...
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