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ASIC prepares industry for claims handling law
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 27 NOV 2020
The corporate regulator has released more information to help life insurers and financial advisers adapt to new regulation when handling insurance claims. ASIC's information sheet and consultation paper C12 Proof: Claims Handling and Settling Service ...
Finance is least ethical sector: Governance Institute
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 27 NOV 2020
... -11% in 2019. Within the sector, all occupations and almost all organisations saw an improvement on 2019 with financial advisers increasing to a score of 20% from 2%, fund managers to 14% from -3%. Industry superannuation funds remain the most ethical ...
FASEA reveals October exam results
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 26 NOV 2020
The majority of financial advisers who sat the most recent exam passed, according to the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority. FASEA has released the most recent exam statistics, which show 76% of advisers passed the October sitting. There ...
Zurich launches new fund
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 26 NOV 2020
... structural change. "This high conviction, long-term style of investment has been high on the wish-list for financial advisers for some time now, and we are pleased to bring this strategy to Australian investors during a period of historic global challenge ...
Count Financial targets growth with new hire
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 NOV 2020
... place. At its recent annual general meeting, CountPlus chief executive Matthew Rowe Rowe said a further 240 financial advisers have enquired to join Count Financial but they must first meet the new standards. "We remain vigilant with our growth plans ...
End of the road for advice qualifications
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 24 NOV 2020
... superannuation. According to Rainmaker analysis of the ASIC Financial Adviser Register, about 9894 current financial advisers hold a Diploma of Financial Planning, be it a current or past iteration. A further 5051 hold an Advanced Diploma of Financial ...
Australian Sustainable Finance Initiative launches
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 24 NOV 2020
... "financial decisions based on their values and sustainability preferences", including recommendations to ensure financial advisers consider sustainability preferences of consumers, for ASIC to consider strengthening its Regulatory Guide to facilitate ...
Dealer group chief executive departs
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 24 NOV 2020
... led by Millennium3 chief executive Helen Blackford. The second group will comprise RI Advice and Consultum Financial Advisers and will be led by RI Advice chief executive Peter Ornsby. Ornsby will also lead Financial Services Partners until it is officially ...
Give the people advisers: Retirement Income Review
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 20 NOV 2020
... advice more transparent and are likely to improve adviser competence. "These reforms may reduce the supply of financial advisers if some advisers fail or choose not to meet the new standards. The effectiveness of reforms aimed at improving the quality ...
Frydenberg unveils Retirement Income Review
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 20 NOV 2020
... said, working with the advice industry and ASIC to reduce the red tape and increase the professionalisation of financial advisers. Pointing to the super gender gap, Hume does not see the gap closing but narrowing over time.
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