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|A second advice practice has left the MLC Wealth dealer group ahead of the merger with IOOF.|
|New research reveals there is high correlation with COVID impacted industries and early super release applicants.|
|The potential fourth pillar of retirement income, accessing household capital, could be the solution to a comfortable retirement, new research shows.|
|New regulation that requires financial advisers to disclose conflicts of interest and stamp out fees-for-no service have been tabled in parliament.|
|The Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority will be made redundant as two government bodies take over its remit.|
|The ASX-listed advice and accounting group has continued to carry out its extensive growth strategy with a further "tuck-in" acquisition.|
|The Association of Independently Owned Financial Professionals (AIOFP) has formed a strategic alliance with Tax & Super Australia (TSA) in a bid to have a louder voice when lobbying for the industry.|
|WA Super's former chief investment officer Chris West and two others have launched a new investment consultancy, following the completion of its merger with Aware Super.|
|A Sydney-based financial advice firm is entering the licensee space, launching a technology-driven dealer group offering.|
|A comprehensive study of the UK's retail financial advice industry found that while it is slowly improving, a large gap exists to service consumers sitting on piles of cash.|
The Australian Taxation Office yesterday couldn't answer exactly how many stapling-triggered employer checks it expects, but maintained its readiness for a July 1 go-live.
The asset manager is partnering with a start-up to build a new platform for institutional investors to trade digital currencies.
Australia's largest superannuation fund is taking issue with the proposed stapling regulations, arguing that the model is backwards and will not protect members from being stuck in dud funds.
The prudential regulator has commenced industry consultation on revisions to the prudential standards for life insurers to protect life insurance policy holders against the use of offshore reinsurers.
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