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Advisers urged to check ASIC registration status

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 18 JAN 2024
Despite the February 1 deadline fast approaching, the Financial Advice Association Australia (FAAA) says there's close to 6000 financial advisers who are still not registered with ASIC.

Powerwrap bleeds $334m in outflows

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 JAN 2024
Praemium's platform dedicated to the high-net-worth segment, Powerwrap, has lost $334 million in funds under administration (FUA) after a small number of financial advisers switched advice groups.

HUB24 sets sights on $100bn FUA

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 16 JAN 2024
HUB24 is confident that it is on track to reach a $100 billion funds under administration milestone in 2025.

Adviser numbers stable at 15,650

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 15 JAN 2024
The financial advice industry started the new year with 15,650 advisers, holding relatively steady compared to this time last year.

2024 to be a watershed year: FAAA

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 11 JAN 2024
The Financial Advice Association Australia (FAAA) expects a year of positive change, including cutting costs for advisers, greater engagement with consumers, and rising adviser numbers.

Court fines Linchpin, Endeavour directors

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 11 JAN 2024
Several directors of Linchpin Capital Group and Endeavour Securities, both of which are now in liquidation, were slapped with a combined $390,000 penalty by the Federal Court for breaching their duties.

Court finds Canna Campbell infringed trademark

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 8 JAN 2024
Financial adviser and finfluencer Canna Campbell was found guilty of infringing the trademark "Financial Foreplay" in her podcasts.

Treasury to refresh financial adviser exam

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 18 DEC 2023
The financial adviser exam is due for some changes as Treasury bids to make it more flexible.

Former adviser misled ASIC during investigation: Court

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 18 DEC 2023
A former Shaw and Partners financial adviser was charged with two counts of providing false or misleading information to ASIC during the regulator's investigation into his misconduct.

Fee consent forms, FDS overhaul concerns FAAA

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 18 DEC 2023
The Financial Advice Association of Australia (FAAA) expressed concerns about Treasury's proposal to abolish fee consent forms and Fee Disclosure Statements (FDS) in its response to the first round of reforms.