Licensee faces hefty remediation bill
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 SEP 2019
Australian financial services license holder ClearView Financial Advice has been hit with a remediation bill for $730,000.
Allianz Retire+ to research retirement transition
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 17 SEP 2019
Allianz Retire+ is partnering with Macquarie University in a three-year research project to better understand the impact of holistic advice on retiree happiness.
CommSec responds to sale rumours
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 17 SEP 2019
CommSec is being coy about rumours Ord Minnett is poised to purchase its advisory unit.
Dealer group to fight grandfathered commissions ban
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 13 SEP 2019
Lifespan Financial Planning has thrown its financial support behind the fight to retain grandfathered commissions.
AMP advisers prepare for battle
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 13 SEP 2019
More than 90% of the AMPFPA's members have confirmed they will support legal action against the group, with the association saying AMP is simply offloading practices it can no longer profit from.
Suitability of managed accounts grows
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 10 SEP 2019
Managed accounts are becoming more suitable for a broader range of clients, attendees of the 2019 Financial Standard Managed Accounts Best Practice Forum have heard.
Priced out: Advice affordability at risk
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 9 SEP 2019
The issue of affordability is plaguing the financial advice industry, further compounded by recent action taken by both AMP and MLC Wealth.
Boutique AFSL acquires advice practice
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 5 SEP 2019
A boutique financial advice group has acquired a Parramatta-based firm focused on risk advice.
Perth adviser to face court
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 5 SEP 2019
A Perth financial adviser allegedly stole nearly $1 million from clients and transferred it to his online gambling accounts, according to the Western Australian Police Force (WAPF).
Vote in the FS Power50 now
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 5 SEP 2019
Voting is now open for the 2019 FS Power50, compiling the most influential financial advisers in Australia.
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