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FASEA provides CPD relief
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 25 JUN 2020
Following requests from financial advisers, FASEA has provided relief from compliance with its continuous professional development (CPD) requirements.
FPA Congress moves online
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JUN 2020
The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) has announced the 2020 FPA Virtual Congress masterclass series will go live on July 9.
FASEA schedules remaining 2020 exam dates
ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUN 2020
The Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority has confirmed the exam will be held across five sitting days in August, October and November.
Euroz, Hartleys to merge
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUN 2020
Euroz and Hartleys have made public plans to merge operations, creating a financial services powerhouse in Western Australia.
Pessimism strikes Australia, US optimistic
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 JUN 2020
Financial professionals in the United States are optimistic about a market recovery, while pessimism is highest in the Asian region where professionals are forecasting double-digit losses, according to Natixis.
FASEA extension passes
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 JUN 2020
The extension to the FASEA education requirements has passed.
Senator remains firm on FASEA extension
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 15 JUN 2020
Senator Rex Patrick, whose amendment to Treasury Bill Number 3 meant that the FASEA extensions hit a snag, is not backing down.
FPA accuses ASIC of price gouging
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 15 JUN 2020
The Financial Planning Association of Australia has hit back at the corporate regulator accusing it of price gouging after increasing the industry funding levy for financial advisers by 38%.
ASIC ends relief for advisers
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 12 JUN 2020
ASIC has announced an end date or the COVID-19 regulatory relief for financial advisers.
FASEA extension hits snag
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 12 JUN 2020
The extensions that will allow financial advisers an extra year to complete the FASEA exam and two years to complete the FASEA education requirements was returned to the House of Representatives after an amendment was sought.
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