LABOR

Funds management

Treasurer Jim Chalmers has warned inflation in Australia “will be worse before it gets better”....

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Policy & Regulation

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has most likely lost his seat in this year’s Federal election while Liberals Jason Falinski and Tim Wilson, chair and former chair of the House ...

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Financial planning

Shadow minister for financial services, Stephen Jones, has assured the financial services community that Labor’s proposed ‘experience pathway’ will still be implemented i...

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Financial planning

Access to high-quality advice for consumers will be a key priority for the Labor government, according to shadow minister for financial services, Stephen Jones. ...

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Superannuation

Labor would not make any “wholesale changes” to Your Future, Your Super reforms but has instead committed to tweaking aspects of it in response to emergent challenges tha...

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Funds management

Australia is well placed to benefit of the decarbonisation thematic despite alternate pathways and pace of emission cuts proposed by the Coalition and Australian Labor Pa...

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Superannuation

Shadow assistant treasurer, Stephen Jones, says he agrees with superannuation performance testing but that he will review the Your Future, Your Super benchmarking metrics...

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Financial planning

If elected, a Labor government would assume that a decade of experience was worth at least a degree and would scrap the degree requirement for those advisers....

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Financial planning

The opposition has said the Government’s financial reforms have caused uncertainty and unnecessary costs for thousands of financial advisers....

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Financial planning

If there was an Olympics Games for failure, the implementation of the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority would be a finalist, according to a Labor MP....

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Financial planning

The opposition has backed the recommended two-year review of the bill as it can’t be “set and forget” and the Government’s management of standards reform has been a “trai...

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Life/Risk

A Federal Opposition frontbencher has been warned against misinterpreting Australian Prudential Regulation Authority data to suggest that group TPD insurance delivers bet...

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Superannuation

The Australian Labor Party might have wanted to get rid of franking credits at the last Federal Election but it is now being suggested that they should be embedded by sup...

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Expert Analysis

Labor Senator Deborah O’Neill cautions AMP Limited against its treatment of financial advisers with respect to their buyer of last resort arrangements, arguing that such ...

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Financial planning

The financial services bodies have welcomed the extension of the FASEA exam and education standards, which now have the deadline of 1 January, 2022, and 1 January, 2026, ...

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