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FS Power50 nominations open

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 6 JUL 2021
Nominations have opened for the FS Power50, Financial Standard's annual list of the 50 most influential financial advisers in Australia.

More advisers exit in June

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 5 JUL 2021
Some 450 financial advisers left the industry in the last month of the financial year, taking the total population to 19,544, latest ASIC data shows.

Westpac in fresh $87m remediation program

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 2 JUL 2021
The failure of Westpac's former advisers to pass on corporate actions to clients for more than a decade will see the big bank pay a hefty bill.

EOFY tips for advisers

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 JUN 2021
Financial advisers should keep in mind some valuable tax breaks for their businesses as the 2021 financial year comes to a close.

Connectus acquires fifth practice

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 JUN 2021
Global financial advice firm Connectus Wealth Advisers continues its Australian expansion strategy, announcing it will acquire its fifth wealth management firm in less than a year.

ASIC cancels BBY licence

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 29 JUN 2021
The corporate regulator has cancelled the Australian financial services licence held by stockbroker BBY Limited, after suspending it in May 2015 for three years.

Adviser ETF use grows

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 29 JUN 2021
Financial advisers have increased their adoption of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) as demand for access to specific markets surges, new research shows.

Adviser slapped with four-year ban

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 28 JUN 2021
Another former Meritum Financial Group and InterPrac Financial Planning adviser has copped a ban from the corporate regulator.

Stonehouse acquires risk advice firm

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 28 JUN 2021
Stonehouse Financial Group has acquired the books of a long-serving risk adviser who will leave the industry to pursue other interests.

Better Advice regulations hit parliament

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 25 JUN 2021
Financial advice regulatory reforms that include establishing one disciplinary body and giving ASIC greater powers over the industry are closer to becoming law.