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IOOF completes phase one of platform consolidation

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 JUN 2021
IOOF Holdings has completed the first phase of consolidating its legacy platforms and products onto Evolve, its new super and investments platform.

ASIC releases ongoing fee obligations guidance

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 JUN 2021
The corporate regulator is providing more guidance to financial advisers to help them prepare for their upcoming ongoing fee obligations, due to take effect in less than two weeks.

iFactFind launches

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 15 JUN 2021
The new cloud-based fact-find solution that aims to provide a more dynamic financial advice process has launched.

FPA to manage $1.5m scholarship mandate

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 15 JUN 2021
The federal minister for women has awarded the Financial Planning Association of Australia a mandate to deliver $1.5 million worth of scholarships.

Licensee to acquire Sentry Group

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 15 JUN 2021
An ASX-listed financial services firm will acquire Sentry Group for $7 million and add 155 authorised representatives to its books.

Advisers win annual renew law relief

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 11 JUN 2021
The federal government will introduce a carve out to help financial advisers to meet their ongoing fee disclosure obligations.

Interprac grows advice network

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 10 JUN 2021
Interprac Securities is set to fully acquire two financial advice practices located in Melbourne and Hobart.

Count Financial adds two practices

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 JUN 2021
AMP and IOOF have each lost financial advice firms based in Adelaide to Count Financial.

ASIC bans adviser over $5m fraud

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 8 JUN 2021
ASIC has permanently banned former Sentinel Wealth financial adviser Gavin Fineff, after he was charged with stealing $3.3 million from clients.

Former adviser hit with three-year ban

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 4 JUN 2021
A former financial adviser that failed to consider his clients' best interests copped a three-year ban from the regulator.