AUSTRALIAN SECURITIES AND INVESTMENTS COMMISSION

Financial planning

The Financial Services Council is calling on the Australian Securities and Investments Commission to include a 12-month transition period for licensees to adjust to chang...

image
Financial planning

The Australian Finance Industry Association has opposed the Australian Securities and Investments Commission’s proposal to lower the consumer compensation threshold from ...

image
People & Products

The Morrison Government has appointed 31 candidates as part-time members of the Financial Services and Credit Panel (FSCP)....

image
Features

Managed accounts have come a long way in the two decades that they have been growing in Australia, Liam Cormican writes, but the only thing holding them back is their com...

image
Features

Business processes, succession planning and system efficiency are among areas that advisers can focus on this year thanks to a lull in regulatory change, writes Oksana Pa...

image
Expert Analysis

The professional year offers new entrants a bridge between academic theory of the post-Hayne landscape and the real world of service, writes Anne Palmer. ...

image
Financial planning

Just because experienced advisers may no longer need to fulfill the education requirements does not mean they should avoid it as extra study can help boost client trust....

image
Funds management

More issues like the Sterling Collapse will occur and policies settings need to be addressed such as having ‘risk discovery advice’ to help prevent investors from making ...

image
Financial planning

Over 1,300 advisers are expected to drop off the Australian Securities and Investments Commission’s register between now and the start of the next year....

image
Financial planning

The corporate regulator believes its guidance along with penalties will help accelerate fee-for-no service remediation payments as there is still $3.7 billion left unpaid...

image
Financial planning

The collapse of Sterling Group was caused by the company being too ambitious with its return targets, according to the regulator, rather than any improper financial deali...

image
Features

After years under the regulatory radar, Laura Dew writes, cryptocurrency has finally hit the mainstream with a succession of announcements aimed at making retail access e...

image
Financial planning

The registration of financial advisers under the Better Advice Act will occur in two stages with the second commencing once the register transitions to the Australian Tax...

image
Policy & Regulation

The corporate regulator has banned Melbourne-based financial adviser Ashok Sherwal from providing financial services for six years after giving inappropriate advice for h...

image
Policy & Regulation

The corporate regulator has added 12 examples in response to feedback received from its consultation on the prohibition of hawking financial products. ...

image
sub-bgsidebar subscription

Never miss the latest news and developments in wealth management industry

MARKET INSIGHTS

Shareholder

Get rid of the rest of the old guard to clean up the culture, then you might have a chance....

6 hours 30 minutes ago
Ray Mitchell

The previous directors and managers of both Dixon Advisory and the ultimate holding company Evans and Partners should be...

19 hours ago
Old Fella

Why would any Licensee invest in educating and training new advisers, when as soon as the handcuffs come off, they will ...

23 hours ago

More than 20 winners from the funds management industry have been crowned at this year’s awards....

4 weeks 1 day ago

ASIC has obtained interim orders from the Federal Court to freeze the assets of a registered managed fund and prevent its former director from leaving Australia. ...

3 weeks 2 days ago

Insignia Financial has unveiled a new operating model and executive team, including a new head of advice, while three senior executives are set to depart the licensee....

1 day 8 hours ago