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|CountPlus has named a new member of its board and acquired a new practice to add to its growing network.|
|The government has implemented a raft of tax relief measures for individuals and businesses in the 2020/21 budget in an effort to boost consumption in the economy and support business investment.|
|A former MLC-licensed financial advice firm has left the dealer group following the IOOF takeover to join FYG Planners Group.|
|FASEA has released a draft Financial Planners & Advisers Code of Ethics 2019 Guide for consultation. The draft is intended to provide an explanation of the application of the code.|
|The pandemic has been integral in highlighting the value of financial advice, according to new research.|
|FASEA has released the results of the August exam, with 82% passing. The results mean 46% of advisers on the ASIC Financial Adviser Register have now passed the compulsory exam.|
|CountPlus has continued its goal to generate scale with one of its member firms completing a tuck-in acquisition of a separate member firm.|
|Dynamic Asset Consulting (DAC) has warned that financial advisers are putting their businesses and their clients at serious risk by implementing traditional strategic asset allocation (SAA) portfolios.|
|The founders of NowInfinity have joined a boutique firm that specialises in helping businesses with their succession plans.|
|ASIC has extended the relief to financial advice that relates to the early release of superannuation scheme as well as certain capital raisings due to the uncertainty of the pandemic.|
ASIC deputy chair Karen Chester brought to light discrepancies in Daniel Crennan's resignation statement in front of a senate hearing, clarifying the dates that he found out about the issues that led to his resignation.
The Australian Stock Exchange has pushed back the CHESS replacement date by another year to April 2023.
The Victims of Financial Fraud (VOFF) group have written to senators slamming ASIC chair James Shipton for ignoring their requests for help but finding "time to submerge his own head in the trough allegedly at taxpayer expense".
HUB24 announced a series of significant transactions, including plans to acquire Xplore Wealth and the sale of its financial advice business.
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