ELDER ABUSE

Financial planning

With Australia’s ageing population increasingly at risk of financial abuse, a law firm has shared tips for advisers to look out for in protecting their clients’ finances....

Financial planning

State and territory governments are being urged to adopt consistent power of attorney laws to prevent elder financial abuse, as they meet today regarding a scope for a na...

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People & Products

With elder abuse an increasingly serious and widespread problem, Protecting Seniors Wealth has launched an accredited training program to provide continuing professional ...

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Financial planning

Elder financial abuse, violent relationships, and unexpected long-term illness are all issues that the Australian Banking Association hopes to address in its new vulnerab...

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Financial planning

The Australian Banking Association has welcomed the Federal Government’s decision to create a national register of power of attorney orders, but says that more is needed ...

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Policy & Regulation

Industry bodies are calling on the Attorney-General to take action on financial abuse. ...

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Expert Analysis

With Elder Abuse becoming increasingly common, Gil Gordon looks at how advisers can assess legal capacity and ensure they are both giving and recording appropriate advice...

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Financial planning

Almost 10 per cent of older Australians were being abuse, according to the advocacy bodies, seniors groups and community legal services....

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Policy & Regulation

The SMSF Association has welcomed the Federal Government’s decision to adopt a national approach to the issue of elder abuse. ...

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Superannuation

The SMSF Association has supported recommendations to change super laws to ensure that trustees consider planning for the loss of capacity of an SMSF member....

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