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|Mortgage Choice has announced the rebranding of its financial advice division from Mortgage Choice Financial Planning to FinChoice.|
|Early release of super was the topic most frequently asked about by advisers during March and April, according to new figures from AMP's technical adviser support team.|
|While backed by major industry associations and advocacy bodies, those that actually provide financial advice fear new temporary relief measures offered by ASIC may push Australians towards conflicted advice.|
|Colonial First State's superannuation team has revealed the burning questions financial advisers are asking at the moment, with the team frequently fielding queries on early access to super and new social security measures.|
|During a Responsible Investment Association of Australasia webinar some financial advisers have suggested that FASEA's Code of Ethics doesn't go far enough on ethical investing.|
|AZ Next Generation Advisory (AZ NGA) has acquired a material interest in a risk advice business with offices in Sydney and Brisbane.|
|OneVue is on track on complete the sale of dealer group Madison next month, the company said in quarterly update released this morning.|
|Licensees and platform providers have joined forces to call for a consistent industry approach to managing the Advice Fee Consent legislation.|
|Regulatory and compliance burden is a bigger challenge and disruption for financial advisers than COVID-19, the global pandemic that has ripped both economies and lives to shreds.|
|With robo-advice yet to take off in Australia, and the cost of advice still too high for most people, has COVID-19 delivered the solution to the sector's problems on a silver platter? Shadforth's Terry Dillion certainly thinks so.|
As COVID-19 exposes entrenched problems in society, the ability to scale social impact investments in Australia holds significant promise to drive progress towards solutions, a new report reveals.
Despite COVID-19 restrictions easing across the country, applications for the Early Release of Super scheme have shown no sign of slowing, according to APRA's weekly data.
Vasco Trustees and ASIC had grave concerns about the financial position of Mayfair 101 for months before receivers were appointed to IPO Wealth, according to court filings.
State Street has relaunched an international equities fund for local investors looking for a climate change and ESG focused portfolio, with a new benchmark.
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