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Broken advice industry shuns everyday Aussies: AFA

KARREN VERGARA, ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 29 JUL 2021
... take advantage of it and only entrench their position." Appearing in a later session, Financial Planning Association of Australia chief executive Dante De Gori said ASIC's newly estimated levy will be a 340% increase since it was introduced. Wilson ...

Advice association shutters

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 27 JUL 2021
... Coronavirus made the task of continuing impossible." The association said it hopes the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA), Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) and Association of Independently Owned Finance Professionals (AIOFP) merge ...

De Gori to leave FPA

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 26 JUL 2021
Financial Planning Association of Australia chief executive Dante De Gori will step down at the end of the year. De Gori, who has served as chief executive since March 2016, has advised the FPA's board of his intention to leave. He has been with ...

ASIC industry levy to increase

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 23 JUL 2021
... immediately before more practices are forced to close, the chief executive of the Financial Planning Association of Australia Dante De Gori said. "The ASIC industry levy for financial planners has gone up over 340% in the last four years and is on an ...

ASIC prepares licensees for reference checks

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 JUL 2021
... reference checking. Mortgage brokers are also subject to the same new regulation. The Financial Planning Association of Australia believes reference checks should be extended to general advice and to anyone that has the ability to influence the financial ...

Better Advice regulations hit parliament

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 25 JUN 2021
... its powers to ASIC. ASIC will be responsible for administering the adviser exam. The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) chief executive Dante De Gori said the FSCP is an important reform for the profession. "Creating a model that requires ...

FPA to manage $1.5m scholarship mandate

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 15 JUN 2021
The federal minister for women has awarded the Financial Planning Association of Australia a mandate to deliver $1.5 million worth of scholarships. The scholarships, which are part of the Women's Leadership and Development Program, aim to assist more ...

Potential small carve out for annual renewal law

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 27 MAY 2021
ASIC will potentially provide leeway in the imminent annual renewal law, by not taking regulatory action against financial advisers who fail to provide a financial disclosure statement. The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) has identified practicality ...

Former adviser charged with $3.3m fraud

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 27 MAY 2021
... received more tip offs from other alleged victims thereafter. Fineff was a member of the Financial Planning Association of Australia. Sentinel managing director Justin Hooper said in a statement: "Gavin informed me of the allegations on Saturday 14th ...

Draft advice reforms not enough: FPA

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 MAY 2021
The Financial Planning Association of Australia used its submission on the single disciplinary body for financial advisers to renew calls to remove the Tax Practitioners Board as a regulator of the sector. While the association welcomed the plan to ...
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