FINANCIAL ADVISER STANDARDS AND ETHICS AUTHORITY

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....

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Financial planning

With many advisers having now passed the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority exam, now is the time to think about business expansion....

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Editorial

Despite new entrants being needed to continue the advice profession, especially with advisers leaving in droves, practices are finding compliance around the professional ...

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Financial planning

Risk advisers who do not want to continue the education requirements can look to general advice as an option as clients can just tell the adviser what level of cover they...

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Financial planning

The minister for financial services, superannuation and the digital economy, Jane Hume, is encouraging advisers to register for the November exam as the extension will on...

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Financial planning

The code of ethics would be improved if many of the standards were amended to reflect the intent of the code, the SMSF Association believes. ...

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Financial planning

FASEA has opened for consultation its proposal to grant advisers an additional three months to meet the 40-hour CPD requirement....

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Financial planning

The Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority remains on notice from a key Parliamentary Committee to explain the consultative processes it used to reach the Finan...

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Financial planning

The February sitting of the FASEA exam saw a pass rate of 82% and the June exam will not have a face-to-face sitting....

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Financial planning

A University of Canberra historical Graduate Diploma, two new RMIT degrees, and recognised prior learning from the FPA and CPA has been approved by FASEA. ...

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Financial planning

It was well known that a consortium led by the FPA and AFA was seeking authorisation of as a code monitoring body but the Australian Securities and Investments Commission...

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Financial planning

The Tax Practitioners Board needs to explicitly acknowledge the sufficiency of the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority CPD regime, according to the FPA....

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Policy & Regulation

Licensees work hard for the stamping fees they are paid and should be entitled to keep them, according to Investment Collective managing director, David French....

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Financial planning

Limited advice documents can help create engagement from clients and better understanding for advisers rather than producing a full statement of advice after every sessio...

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Financial planning

The Tax Practitioners Board appears to have cut tax (financial) advisers a break by signalling that compliance with the FASEA CPD requirements will satisfy those of the T...

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