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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
The Financial Planning Association of Australia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Tax Practitioners Board, in a move which both parties say will set out a clear framework for engagement, cooperation and proactive information sharing ...
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 gauging
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 15 JUN 2020
The Financial Planning Association of Australia has hit back at the corporate regulator accusing it of price gauging after increasing the industry funding levy for financial advisers by 38%. The FPA has urged the corporate regulator to reconsider the ...
Dealer groups slam FPA policy
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 4 JUN 2020
... Centrepoint, Easton Wealth, CountPlus, 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 ...
Calls for overhaul of AFSL system
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUN 2020
The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) wants a professional registration for individual advisers to replace the current system. Currently, an Australian financial services licence (AFSL) is required to provide advice. FPA chief executive ...
FPA confirms redundancies
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAY 2020
The Financial Planning Association of Australia has unveiled its five-year plan, which includes redundancies. The FPA is calling its new strategy the MAC strategy, focused on members, advocacy and consumers. The plan involves a restructure of the organisation ...
FASEA unclear why advisers are quitting
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 25 MAY 2020
... enquiries directly from advisers and corresponds with advice associations including the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) and the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA), as well as the SMSF Association among others. There are just over ...
FASEA extension en route
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 22 MAY 2020
... interests offered a mix of responses to the government's decision yesterday. The Financial Planning Association of Australia was pleased, and called on the Senate to "urgently" turn its attention to the FASEA extension bill. "We welcome the exemption ...
FASEA blame game on in earnest
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 15 MAY 2020
... June 10, and said Labor had heard from both the Financial Services Union and the Financial Planning Association of Australia about what the legislation means to "ordinary financial planners". "Australians deserve to be able to access affordable financial ...
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