AFCA hits the road
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 3 MAY 2019
The Australian Financial Complaints Authority will travel Australia in an effort to learn from the community and increase awareness of its services.
ASIC suspends advice group AFSL
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 2 MAY 2019
ASIC has suspended the Australian financial services licence of a Sydney-based financial advice group.
Design and distribution law set to impact property funds
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 29 APR 2019
The Property Funds Association (PFA) has called the alarm on the Government's recent introduction of product design and distribution obligations that are set to impact unlisted property funds.
ASIC bans AFSL chief executives
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 29 APR 2019
ASIC banned two joint chief executives from providing financial services for six years following an investigation.
Push for chief executive pay ratio disclosure
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 29 APR 2019
The Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) is calling for chief executive's pay to be measured against that of their company's average worker and for boards to be elected annually.
ASIC appoints receiver for derivatives issuer
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 26 APR 2019
ASIC has cancelled the AFSL of an OTC derivatives issuer and helped appoint a receiver to the firm and its related companies.
IOOF breaches APRA licence conditions
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 26 APR 2019
IOOF has breached one of APRA's licence conditions by failing to establish a dedicated superannuation trustee function by the 31 March 2019 deadline.
Industry welcomes tax cuts and surplus
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 16 APR 2019
Personal tax cuts and the $7.1 billion estimated surplus announced were the main highlights of this year's Budget, Financial Standard's latest straw poll shows.
US relaxes active ETF disclosures
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 16 APR 2019
Australia's active ETF industry could benefit as the US securities regulator softens its stance on daily disclosures for the segment.
APRA to up the ante
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 16 APR 2019
APRA's new enforcement strategy will see it toughen up, but its safety-first approach will be retained.
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