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ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 21 SEP 2021   4:14PM
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.

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AFA chief outlines vision

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 21 SEP 2021
The newly appointed chief executive of the Association of Financial Advisers remains realistic about the challenges the industry faces, but assured members that there is hope in overcoming them.

Adviser overwhelm explained

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 21 SEP 2021
At the Association of Financial Advisers' annual conference, general manager of policy and professionalism Phil Anderson dived into the regulatory overwhelm facing advisers.

More advisers switching practices

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 21 SEP 2021
Nearly 1700 financial advisers jumped from one practice to another in the year to August, Rainmaker's adviser movements pipeline shows.

Hume puts finfluencer followers on notice

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 21 SEP 2021
Senator Jane Hume is warning consumers who fall victim to bad advice from finfluencers not to rely on the government for compensation.

ASIC worried about finfluencers

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 21 SEP 2021
ASIC is concerned that Australians are turning to financial influencers for advice because professional financial advice is too expensive.

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.

ASIC prepares advisers for DDO

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 17 SEP 2021
ASIC is urging financial advisers to be well prepared for the new Design and Distribution Obligations regime, warning that there should be no surprises when it kicks into gear on October 5.

William Buck merges with sixth firm

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 16 SEP 2021
A Melbourne-based advisory firm has merged with William Buck as the latter continues its aggressive expansion strategy.

DDO nil-reporting rule scrapped

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 16 SEP 2021
In a win for financial advisers, the Design and Distribution Obligations (DDO) regime will scrap the nil-reporting rule.
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