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|Synchron and Lifespan Financial Planning have thrown their weight behind a radical policy suggestion from the Association of Independently Owned Financial Professionals (AIOFP).|
|ASX-listed Fiducian Group doubled its net inflows to $217 million in FY20, as it posts $10.5 million in statutory net profit after tax for the year.|
|Two advice industry stalwarts have launched a new dealer group promising to save advisers time and money.|
|The Financial Services Council (FSC) has called on the government to implement a two-year trial of a scalable advice model, in a bid to increase access to affordable advice to Australians at a time when they need it most.|
|The financial advice arms of AMP, Commonwealth and Westpac are all facing a potential class action from law firm Piper Alderman.|
|Shadforth Financial Group has achieved the international fiduciary certification following an assessment by the Centre for Fiduciary Excellence.|
|The Financial Planning Association of Australia has announced a new category in its annual FPA Awards, set to recognise members who have used technologies in innovative ways to deliver advice.|
|AMP is launching a new range of managed portfolios, available on its flagship MyNorth platform.|
|The latest insights from Kaizen Recruitment show the benchmark salaries for financial advisers and paraplanners remain as they were in early 2019.|
|FASEA has revealed the areas that financial advisers struggle with in the exam - with regulatory and legal questions presenting a challenge.|
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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