FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY

People & Products

Money Management is pleased to announce the launch of a new weekly podcast that explores the people, products and strategies shaping Australia’s financial services indust...

Financial planning

The Financial Services Council has released its 2019 State of the Industry Report detailing the overall picture of the industry....

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Funds management

While the Royal Commission’s final report was touted to rock the financial services industry, the financial sector has defied expectations, according to FE Analytics. ...

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Policy & Regulation

Major consultancy EY has predicted both challenges and opportunities in the financial services industry in 2019 with all sectors facing greater regulatory scrutiny and fu...

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Financial planning

Industry Super Australia has accused the Government of caving into the retail banks and the wealth management sector in allowing ‘carve-outs’ from the design and distribu...

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Policy & Regulation

The Federal Treasurer has reinforced that he wants the Australian Securities and Investments Commission to take a tougher approach in pursuing litigation rather than nego...

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Outsider

What is it about March? Is March the month of financial services musical chairs?...

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People & Products

Vanguard Australia MD, John James has been promoted to head the company’s European business....

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Life/Risk

If life insurance companies want to repair some of the reputational damage inflicted on their industry they need to commit to delivering on their product promises....

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Editorial

While there has been plenty of debate around risk insurance advice, Col Fullagar argues that a more important debate needs to be had about how the major insurers deliver ...

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Financial planning

Compensation provided as a result of poor financial advice needs to be aligned to investors’ objectives if the profession is to restore consumer confidence, a CFA Institu...

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Financial planning

ClearView has told the Trowbridge working group it wants the word “commissions” replaced along with the banning of shelf space fees and volume bonuses....

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Financial planning

SPAA patron, Sir Anthony Mason calls for an end to denigration and a uniting of the various sections of the financial services industry....

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Life/Risk

ASIC has banned a Sydney-based insurance broker from the industry for three years after he allegedly failed to pass on collected premiums to insurers. ...

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Editorial

As the financial planning industry proceeds further into 2015 it must accept little or no further change to FOFA but a range of new debates and opportunities....

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