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Sam Henderson in court over phantom degree
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JUN 2020
Sam Henderson's claims he had a Master of Commerce to prospective clients has seen him charged with dishonesty offences, with ASIC referring the case to the public prosecutor.
Confusion over RG 146 requirements
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JUN 2020
The Stockbrokers and Financial Advisers Association (SAFAA) has sought clarity from ASIC on what continuous professional development (CPD) financial advisers are still required to do.
ASIC mainly concerned with media releases: Lawyer
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUN 2020
Hamilton Blackstone Lawyers managing director Cristean Yazbeck has argued that ASIC is mainly concerned with its own reputation and the media releases it can put out in relation to action on financial advisers.
Short consultation window for stamping fee exemption
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 5 JUN 2020
The consultation window for the exposure draft set to extend the ban on conflicted remuneration to listed investment companies and trusts is open, for a short period of time.
Dealer groups slam FPA policy
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 4 JUN 2020
Fortnum, Centrepoint, Easton Wealth, CountPlus, Fitzpatricks and Paragem have all criticised the Financial Planning Association of Australia's latest policy proposal.
What advisers need to know: BT
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 4 JUN 2020
BT head of financial literacy and advocacy Bryan Ashenden has observed a significant increase in calls for technical support from financial advisers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Madison sale confirmed
JAMIE WILLIAMSON, KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUN 2020
Madison Financial Group is set to be owned by Clime Investment Management, after a share sale deed was signed yesterday, as first reported by Financial Standard early this morning.
Calls for overhaul of AFSL system
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUN 2020
The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) wants a professional registration for individual advisers to replace the current system.
Clime buys Madison Financial Group
KANIKA SOOD, JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUN 2020
The much-anticipated sale of Madison Financial Group was finalised Tuesday evening, with the buyer paying about $5 million, Financial Standard understands.
Advice job market not all doom and gloom
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 2 JUN 2020
There are some bright spots in the market for financial advice jobs, according to Kaizen Recruitment, despite over 1000 advisers leaving the industry since the start of 2020 and only about 50 joining.
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