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Stephen Jones changes tack on risk advice

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 21 SEP 2021
Speaking at the Association of Financial Advisers' (AFA) national conference, shadow minister for financial services and superannuation Stephen Jones said his views on life insurance have been challenged. Jones said he has reflected on arguments ...

Hume puts finfluencer followers on notice

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 21 SEP 2021
... the first day of the Association of Financial Advisers national conference, the minister for superannuation, financial services and the digital economy warned consumers that make a financial decision based on finfluencers' advice, not to look to ...

FSC suggests CSLR improvements

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 20 SEP 2021
The Financial Services Council has highlighted numerous holes in the Compensation Scheme of Last Resort in a bid to prevent financial advisers that "have done nothing wrong" from paying for the scheme. The FSC is calling on corporate regulator ASIC ...

icare board appoints Willment

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 17 SEP 2021
... culture," he said. On Malley's appointment, Robertson said she brings investment management experience in the financial services sector and governance capabilities from her work with government agencies and the private sector. Malley and Willment ...

Global firm expands into Aussie wealth management

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 17 SEP 2021
... to expand in Australia. "Fuelled by the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry, the Australian wealth and asset management sectors are probably experiencing their greatest period of transition ...

ASIC provides licensing update

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 16 SEP 2021
ASIC has released its annual report on the number of Australian financial services licences (AFSLs) and Australian credit licences (ACLs) applied for and approved - revealing an increase in applications. The regulator revealed that between July 2020 ...

Australia ranked seventh for retirement wellbeing

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 SEP 2021
... factors that drive retirement security - the material means to live comfortably in retirement, access to quality financial services to help preserve savings value and maximise income, access to quality health services and a clean and safe environment. ...

Pension fund backs Aussie insurance distributor

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 14 SEP 2021
... Pacific Ben Chan said the investment is consistent with the pension fund's strategy of investing in leading financial services businesses. "We look forward to working closely with management and our partners and contributing to the company's continued ...

Kiwi markets regulator names new chief

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 14 SEP 2021
... executive Rob Everett will vacate at the end of October. Barrass is the former chief executive of the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission. She led the prudential and conduct regulation of a complex financial services sector that primarily exports ...

HESTA to support young women in financial services

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 14 SEP 2021
... $64 billion industry fund has partnered with Girls of Impact to encourage young women to consider careers in financial services where women are historically underrepresented. The collaboration will highlight opportunities and pathways in areas that are ...
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