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|Financial advisers will soon have access to a tool which will make it easier to recognise some of the tell-tale signs of financial abuse, which may be affecting their clients.|
|Mortgage Choice has announced the rebranding of its financial advice division from Mortgage Choice Financial Planning to FinChoice.|
|Early release of super was the topic most frequently asked about by advisers during March and April, according to new figures from AMP's technical adviser support team.|
|While backed by major industry associations and advocacy bodies, those that actually provide financial advice fear new temporary relief measures offered by ASIC may push Australians towards conflicted advice.|
|Colonial First State's superannuation team has revealed the burning questions financial advisers are asking at the moment, with the team frequently fielding queries on early access to super and new social security measures.|
|During a Responsible Investment Association of Australasia webinar some financial advisers have suggested that FASEA's Code of Ethics doesn't go far enough on ethical investing.|
|AZ Next Generation Advisory (AZ NGA) has acquired a material interest in a risk advice business with offices in Sydney and Brisbane.|
|OneVue is on track on complete the sale of dealer group Madison next month, the company said in quarterly update released this morning.|
|Licensees and platform providers have joined forces to call for a consistent industry approach to managing the Advice Fee Consent legislation.|
|Regulatory and compliance burden is a bigger challenge and disruption for financial advisers than COVID-19, the global pandemic that has ripped both economies and lives to shreds.|
There is a good chance the planned superannuation guarantee increase to 12% will be deferred again as the nation continues to struggle with the effects of COVID-19, according to Mercer senior partner David Knox.
BetaShares' ETF that tracks crude oil futures is once again changing the length of contracts it tracks and is taking extra measures to automatically convert the ETF to all cash if oil futures drop significantly again.
The global fund manager saw its profits tumble 196% following net outflows of close to $19 billion in the first half of this year, resulting in heavy hits to fee and commission income.
Chi-X TraCRs and funds will now be offered on a privately owned wealth management platform, granting financial advisers and their clients access to some of the world's biggest listed companies.
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