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Euroz Hartleys, Mason Stevens sign partnership

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 6 FEB 2024
Euroz Hartleys will use Mason Stevens' outsourced chief investment office (CIO) service to ensure the unique investment needs of its clients are met via an enhanced capability.

Sequoia strikes deal to acquire Clique Paraplanning

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 5 FEB 2024
Sequoia Financial Group has acquired the business assets of Clique Paraplanning in cash on an earn out revenue multiple of about one.

Dirigere Advisory rebrands to Intelligent Planning

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 2 FEB 2024
Financial advice licensing support provider Dirigere Advisory has rebranded to Intelligent Planning, hiring a new advice distribution manager in the process.

AI mania will underwhelm advice: Finura

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 JAN 2024
"AI mania" will over-promise and underdeliver for financial advisers, while superannuation funds are tipped to give digital advice a boost, Finura Group's 2024 predictions reveal.

Treasury promises flexibility to adviser qualifications

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 JAN 2024
Financial advisers are promised "greater flexibility" in gaining educational and training qualifications under new amendments proposed by Treasury.

Interest rates drive adviser conversations in 2024

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 25 JAN 2024
Interest rates will continue to be a driving force behind client conversations in 2024 as financial advisers remain agile regardless of whichever direction they will go.

Diverger shareholders welcome Count takeover

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JAN 2024
Diverger shareholders have given Count their seal of approval to acquire the company in a landslide voting result.

Aussies want advice from their super fund: CFS

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 23 JAN 2024
New research from Colonial First State (CFS) has found a significant proportion of Australians wish their superannuation fund offered financial advice, including many who already receive advice.

Adviser registration deadline moves to February 16

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 19 JAN 2024
ASIC has again pushed back the financial adviser registration deadline in fear that many relevant providers will not make the February 1 cut off.

CFS Edge launches Cboe products

CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 19 JAN 2024
Financial advisers using Colonial First State's (CFS) new platform CFS Edge can now access quoted products from Cboe Australia (Cboe).