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|Robo-advice provider Ignition Advice has launched a global partnership with Avaloq to broaden its distribution and bring scale to its client base.|
|The number of Australians seeking financial advice has doubled from five years ago, a new report finds.|
|AMP is allegedly handing departing financial advisers a contract with a clause in it that prohibits them from joining the current open class action.|
|The corporate regulator started Federal Court proceedings against an Evans Dixon subsidiary over advice it provided, pushing down shares over 12% by noon.|
|Class action proceedings have been filed against Count Financial, a former subsidiary of Commonwealth Bank of Australia after contravening its obligations under the Corporations Act.|
|Digital innovation could be the answer to tackling product-choice confusion and reducing red tape in the financial advice sector, according to an academic.|
|Four former staff of ANZ's financial planning business have started a new advice firm in Melbourne.|
|A new poll has revealed widespread disappointment in AMP's treatment of its aligned financial advisers in renegotiating Buyer of Last Resort (BOLR) agreements.|
|HFM & Partners has made the decision to change its Australian financial services licence from MLC-owned GWM Adviser Services in light of the acquisition by IOOF.|
|New global research reveals the COVID-19 pandemic has squeezed years of digital transformation into less than two months, but finds that partnerships, innovation and agility will be key for both advisers and institutions to survive and thrive going forward.|
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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