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AIOFP petitions to delay DDO, annual renewal

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 1 OCT 2021
... regulators, advisers and expensive for consumers, the petition goes on to say. Executive director of the AIOFP Peter Johnston said this has ultimately resulted in unintended consequences in which advisers now have to pass compliance costs to their clients. ...

Advice association shutters

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 27 JUL 2021
... said. In fact, the AIOFP had attempted to merge with the UFAA but found it incompatible. AIOFP chief executive Peter Johnston said his association was in initial discussions with the UFAA to merge. "It did not go anywhere as some of the people in control ...

Advice associations join forces

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 DEC 2020
... members from TSA and 6000 adviser members from AIOFP. In a note to members this morning, AIOFP executive director Peter Johnston said this number will be a "powerful lobbying force" representing the advice, super and tax industry to government. "The ...

Calls for consent forms, opt-ins to be scrapped

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 18 AUG 2020
... Owned Financial Professionals (AIOFP). The dealer groups put their names to a document by AIOFP executive director Peter Johnston which included the suggestion that opt-in provisions be removed as they have increased the entry-level cost for clients ...

FASEA boycott sparks in-fighting

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 2 JUN 2020
... members have asked our opinion on what the UFAA are doing and should we be talking to them," AIOFP executive director Peter Johnston said to members. "We have spoken a number of times in the past with both Mark Schroeder and Alex Vagliviello. We pointed ...

AIOFP launches fresh campaign, criticises FPA

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 21 APR 2020
... in return for support. Writing to members, Association of Independently Owned Financial Professionals director Peter Johnston said advisers have an opportunity to force change, leveraging similar techniques employed by the mortgage broking sector post-Royal ...

COVID-19 sparks renewed fight for commissions

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 6 APR 2020
... commissions would be turned off on managed investment funds and FirstChoice Employer Super. AIOFP executive director Peter Johnston told Financial Standard : "We find it bizarre that advisers and consumers must plead with both the regulator and the treasurer ...

Positives from the pandemic for advisers

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 24 MAR 2020
... pandemic may be producing some positives for financial advisers. In a letter to AIOFP members, executive director Peter Johnston wrote that despite all the doom and gloom around the coronavirus and market correction, advisers have reason to look on the ...

Investment specialist joins sustainable fund manager

ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 24 MAR 2020
... O'Dea will also oversee the firm's external communications and investor engagement. Lighthouse managing director Peter Johnston said the appointment demonstrates the firm's dedication to developing innovative and sustainable investment opportunities ...

Last stand for grandfathered commissions falls over

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 30 JAN 2020
... case to the High Court. In a letter to those who donated, seen by Financial Standard, AIOFP executive director Peter Johnston said the numbers of those supporting the fund for the High Court challenge had been lower than expected. The letter revealed ...
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