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HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 5 JUN 2020   12:40PM
The consultation window for the exposure draft set to extend the ban on conflicted remuneration to listed investment companies and trusts is open, for a short period of time.
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Dealer groups slam FPA policy
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 4 JUN 2020
Fortnum, Centrepoint, Easton Wealth, CountPlus, Fitzpatricks and Paragem have all criticised the Financial Planning Association of Australia's latest policy proposal.
What advisers need to know: BT
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 4 JUN 2020
BT head of financial literacy and advocacy Bryan Ashenden has observed a significant increase in calls for technical support from financial advisers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Madison sale confirmed
JAMIE WILLIAMSON, KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUN 2020
Madison Financial Group is set to be owned by Clime Investment Management, after a share sale deed was signed yesterday, as first reported by Financial Standard early this morning.
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.
Clime buys Madison Financial Group
KANIKA SOOD, JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUN 2020
The much-anticipated sale of Madison Financial Group was finalised Tuesday evening, with the buyer paying about $5 million, Financial Standard understands.
Advice job market not all doom and gloom
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 2 JUN 2020
There are some bright spots in the market for financial advice jobs, according to Kaizen Recruitment, despite over 1000 advisers leaving the industry since the start of 2020 and only about 50 joining.
FASEA boycott sparks in-fighting
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 2 JUN 2020
Suggestions from one financial advice association that advisers should boycott the FASEA exam has led to a call for associations to merge in order to better represent the industry.
Sequoia to acquire wealth group
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 1 JUN 2020
Sequoia has entered an agreement to acquire a wealth group, adding about 23 advisers and $1 billion in funds under management.
Expats sweat as main residence CGT cut-off looms
ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAY 2020
Already facing a rapidly approaching deadline signaling the end of exemptions from capital gains tax, expats now face further challenges in selling their former family homes, with only COVID-19 to blame.
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