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New course helps advisers recognise financial abuse
JULIA NEWBOULD  |  TUESDAY, 5 MAY 2020
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 Financial Planning rebrands
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 5 MAY 2020
Mortgage Choice has announced the rebranding of its financial advice division from Mortgage Choice Financial Planning to FinChoice.
ERS top of mind for advisers
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 4 MAY 2020
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.
Adviser fears over ASIC relief
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 30 APR 2020
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.
Top adviser queries revealed
ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 30 APR 2020
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.
FASEA too soft on ethical investing: Advisers
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 30 APR 2020
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 NGA makes 64th acquisition
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 30 APR 2020
AZ Next Generation Advisory (AZ NGA) has acquired a material interest in a risk advice business with offices in Sydney and Brisbane.
Madison sale slated for May completion
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 APR 2020
OneVue is on track on complete the sale of dealer group Madison next month, the company said in quarterly update released this morning.
IOOF, CountPlus, Iress want better path to fee consent
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 24 APR 2020
Licensees and platform providers have joined forces to call for a consistent industry approach to managing the Advice Fee Consent legislation.
Compliance worse than COVID-19
ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 23 APR 2020
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.
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