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Research by Wealth Data has found exactly half the number of advisers who have worked at closed AFSLs in the current financial year remain on the ASIC FAR....

Financial planning

As a Federal Court judge notes the lack of experience held by the responsible manager of Lanterne Fund Services, Money Management explores what is required of the role. ...

Financial planning

Insignia Financial’s chief risk officer sheds light why the “multidimensional” risks of operating a financial advice licensee requires a holistic and curious approach....

Financial planning

With 4.2 financial advice firms expected to fail per year, what type of problems can occur that could cause a licensee or micro-AFSL to go under?...

Financial planning

As the first quarter of 2024 comes to a close, Money Management looks back on the corporate regulator’s bans and AFSL cancellations in the financial advice sector....

Financial planning

Wealth Data analysis has seen a “significant jump” in gross revenue per financial adviser at eight ASX-listed financial advice licensees, and detailed the range between h...

Financial planning

ASIC has reminded advisers that their registration requirements are an ongoing obligation, having met the first deadline on 16 February, and highlighted when a registrati...

Financial planning

Five years after the firm went into liquidation, ASIC has cancelled the Australian financial services licence of troubled investment firm Endeavour....

Financial planning

Looking at which licensees are seeing the fastest growth over the six months, Wealth Data says there are three firms that stand out amid falling numbers....

Financial planning

ASIC has cancelled the AFSL of Sydney-based wealth manager, the third Sydney firm to face this action since the start of the year. ...

Financial planning

ASIC is seeking to hear the views of users in order to improve the design of its digital services and will be conducting interviews this month. ...

Financial planning

A Melbourne-based advisory firm formerly licensed through AMP has become the latest to join the Count network, while newly acquired Diverger has partnered with a fintech ...

Financial planning

NextGen Financial Group has bid farewell to its remaining financial advisers following ASIC’s cancellation of its AFSL, contrasting the firm’s peak of over 100 advisers i...

Financial planning

ASIC has shared findings on the role of advice licensees in the oversight of superannuation fund performance, highlighting their approved product lists and use of researc...

Financial planning

Sequoia chief executive, Garry Crole, has ruled out acquiring another licensee to grow its numbers and instead hopes to benefit from advisers switching licensees. ...

 

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Squeaky'21

My view is that after 2026 there will be quite a bit less than 10,000 'advisers' (investment advisers) and less than 100...

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Jason Warlond

Dugald makes a great point that not everyone's definition of green is the same and gives a good example. Funds have bee...

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Jasmin Jakupovic

How did they get the AFSL in the first place? Given the green light by ASIC. This is terrible example of ASIC's incompet...

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AustralianSuper and Australian Retirement Trust have posted the financial results for the 2022–23 financial year for their combined 5.3 million members....

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A $34 billion fund has come out on top with a 13.3 per cent return in the last 12 months, beating out mega funds like Australian Retirement Trust and Aware Super. ...

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The verdict in the class action case against AMP Financial Planning has been delivered in the Federal Court by Justice Moshinsky....

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