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|Astute Wealth Advice and Lumiant have reached an agreement to settle an alleged copyright breach.|
|Mergers and acquisitions will power the financial advice industry, culminating in the formation of "advice mega firms" in the near future, a new white paper suggests.|
|The growing finfluencer phenomenon is capturing female Millennials who turn to social media for financial advice and education.|
|Financial advisers are shunning home equity release or reverse mortgage strategies that could potentially benefit retiree clients, according to new research.|
|The corporate regulator has banned a Gold Coast-based adviser for five years and cancelled the group's AFS licence over misconduct.|
|ASIC released more information on what financial advisers can expect from the new reference checking laws, which take effect on October 1.|
|The Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority is taking feedback on new degrees and courses that should be recognised as prior learning.|
|The corporate regulator said it was pleased with how the financial advice industry ended conflicted grandfathered arrangements, with 96% of product issuers complying with the new law that took effect at the start of the year.|
|ASIC and the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority have provided further guidance on how advisers can use Records of Advice to make the most of the temporary measure.|
|CountPlus member firm Unite Advisory has finalised the terms to acquire and merge with Coffs Harbour based advisory firm Bentley Brett & Vincent.|
AustralianSuper wants to triple its investment in private credit to $15 billion in next three years, as it announces a new head for the asset class.
The Association of Financial Advisers fears that ASIC's FY21 industry levy will blow out even more than its estimates.
Willis Towers Watson appointed a new lead for its investments team in Australia as the incumbent moves to client consulting.
Property developer ID_Land announced it is getting into private funds management, targeting Australia's high-net-worths.
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