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Life/Risk

The Financial Services Council has announced further consumer protections for the Life Insurance Code of Practice. ...

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Financial planning

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission’s most senior financial planning executives cited advice they had given to the chair of the Financial Adviser Standar...

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Financial planning

The Australian Banking Association has announced two temporary changes to the Banking Code of Practice, which have been approved by the corporate regulator....

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Financial planning

Capital Partners founder, David Andrews has backed the FASEA regime and the code of conduct as key differentiators between those giving advice and those flogging products...

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Policy & Regulation

Insurance inside superannuation needs a properly resourced code administrator with sanction powers, according to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission....

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Financial planning

More than 70% of financial advisers have expressed doubts they can adhere to the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority code of conduct as it currently exists....

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Financial planning

In the aftermath of the Australian Financial Complaints Authority outlining its approach to the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority code of ethics, questions...

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Financial planning

The Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority will start its first consultation on the Code of Ethics on 12 November....

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Life/Risk

The Financial Services Council wants to extend its insurance code of conduct to “all life insurance distributors”....

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Policy & Regulation

The Finance Sector Union is arguing that the existing financial services regulatory regime has been found wonting and that the Royal Commission needs to recommend impleme...

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Financial planning

As the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority considers a new ethics standard for all advisers, the accounting sector reflects on industry change following the ...

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Superannuation

Yesterday’s report from the Parliamentary Joint Committee (PJC) Life Insurance Inquiry reinforces the importance of the Insurance in Superannuation Voluntary Code of Prac...

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People & Products

The Financial Services Council and the Financial Ombudsman Service have appointed a former ASK risk specialist as chair of the Life Code Compliance Committee....

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Policy & Regulation

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has said its role is to endorse, not enforce industry codes of conduct with enforcement being a role for industry ass...

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