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Catholic, Equip SFT to see Fairley exit

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 18 JUN 2021
With Catholic Super and Equipsuper set to officially merge at the end of the month, chair Andrew Fairley will hand over the reins - but he has "no interest in going home to mow the lawns". After more than 12 years at the helm of Equip, two of which ...

iFactFind launches

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 15 JUN 2021
The new cloud-based fact-find solution that aims to provide a more dynamic financial advice process has launched. Developed by co-founders Paul Moran and Sahil Matta, iFactFind provides advisers a comprehensive, interactive digital fact-find. For prospective ...

Licensee to acquire Sentry Group

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 15 JUN 2021
An ASX-listed financial services firm will acquire Sentry Group for $7 million and add 155 authorised representatives to its books. WT Financial Group (WTL) announced today that upon completing the takeover, it will have some 275 financial advisers ...

LIC restructures to ETMF

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 10 JUN 2021
... Trust (MAAT (Hedge Fund) and has commenced trading in its new structure today. This is Australia's first restructure of a LIC into an ETMF (although seven years ago an Aurora fund converted from a LIC to an ETF), and Monash co-founder and portfolio manager ...

Interprac grows advice network

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 10 JUN 2021
Interprac Securities is set to fully acquire two financial advice practices located in Melbourne and Hobart. Interprac Securities will acquire Hobart-based FF Planning Solutions and Melbourne-based SFG Financial Services (not to be confused with Shadforth) ...

Government to strengthen FMI

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 JUN 2021
The government will soon introduce a regulatory reform package on Financial Market Infrastructure (FMI) following a review by Australia's financial regulators. The Council of Financial Regulators (CFR) consisting of APRA, ASIC, Treasury and the Reserve ...

Former adviser hit with three-year ban

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 4 JUN 2021
A former financial adviser that failed to consider his clients' best interests copped a three-year ban from the regulator. Brisbane-based Nathan Smith was a representative for MyPlanner Professional Services and Total Financial Solutions Australia. ...

Adviser numbers fall below 20k

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 3 JUN 2021
The number of authorised financial advisers has officially dipped to 19,922, declining about 11% compared to this time last year. As at June 3, Rainmaker analysis of ASIC's Financial Adviser Register shows that there are currently 2144 active AFSLs. ...

Licensee awards tech mandate

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 1 JUN 2021
ROAR Software, formerly known as YTML, has won a technology solution mandate from a recently launched dealer group. Dealer group Finchley & Kent claims that its advisers save up to 60% of their time on administrative work as a result of this new partnership. ...

Global Merces MD cops ASIC ban

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 31 MAY 2021
The corporate regulator has banned Holly Grofski, the managing director of Global Merces Funds Management, from working in financial services for six months. ASIC's banning order is in addition to the criminal charges Grofski is facing, which alleges ...
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