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One year since the FPA and AFA merged, Money Management speaks with FAAA chief executive Sarah Abood on what the combined organisation’s advocacy has accomplished....

Financial planning

Advisers who joined the newly merged Financial Advice Association of Australia have risen 30 per cent from initially reported figures and now surpass 10,000 after it repo...

Financial planning

Membership of the FAAA declined by 11.7 per cent in the last financial year, according to its 2023 annual report, three times faster than the overall decline in adviser n...

Financial planning

Following its completed merger of the former FPA and AFA in April, the FAAA is now in the “critical process” of renewing its policy platform through a member survey....

Financial planning

According to the former AFA submission to the Senate Economics Committee’s investigation into ASIC, there are “significant differences” in the treatment of misconduct in...

People & Products

The former AFA president, NSW financial adviser and long-term contributor to the financial advice industry has passed away at the age of 89. ...

Financial planning

The Financial Advice Association Australia has recorded over 8,700 membership renewals, including over 80 per cent of eligible practitioner members....

Financial planning

In light of the recent experience pathway consultation, former AFA chief executive Phil Anderson has debated whether 10 years of experience can be comparable to a univers...

Financial planning

The Financial Advice Association Australia has recommended a 10-year sunset clause in the experience pathway to support older advisers, as it reveals its membership is eq...

Financial planning

Almost half of the Association of Financial Advisers’ board and leadership team have opted to leave as the organisation transitions to the Financial Advice Association of...

Financial planning

If all FPA/AFA members join, over half of the Financial Advisers Register could be members of the new FAAA and the organisation will have to work to meet the needs of the...

Financial planning

AFA national president Sam Perera has announced he will not be joining the board of the newly-formed Financial Advice Association Australia. ...

People & Products

The FPA’s Future2 Foundation will now include participants from the Association of Financial Advisers and the SMSF Association as board director Sarah Abood steps down. ...

Outsider

When it comes to a business merger, achieving the voting approval can be just the first step....

People & Products

Benjamin Marshan, general manager for policy and advocacy at the FPA, is to leave after seven years ahead of its merger with AFA with a replacement appointed in the inter...

 

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