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Financial planning

There are mixed views on the proposed decoupling of ‘personal advice’ from the definition of ‘financial service’, according to submissions to the ALRC’s Financial Service...

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Policy & Regulation

A corporate entity could be guilty if any level of employee of the corporation committed an offense while acting within the scope of their role, under changes proposed by...

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Policy & Regulation

The Law Council of Australia has urged the Government that it needs to amend proposed new financial product design and distribution laws to exclude intervention in produc...

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Financial planning

Professional advice is crucial to helping struggling companies find their way to recovery according to both the Australian Securities and Investments Commission and the L...

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Policy & Regulation

The Law Council of Australia claims few consumers are capable of pursuing disputes through FOS and other EDR providers without legal representation or advice....

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Squeaky'21

My view is that after 2026 there will be quite a bit less than 10,000 'advisers' (investment advisers) and less than 100...

3 days 14 hours ago
Jason Warlond

Dugald makes a great point that not everyone's definition of green is the same and gives a good example. Funds have bee...

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Jasmin Jakupovic

How did they get the AFSL in the first place? Given the green light by ASIC. This is terrible example of ASIC's incompet...

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AustralianSuper and Australian Retirement Trust have posted the financial results for the 2022–23 financial year for their combined 5.3 million members....

9 months 1 week ago

A $34 billion fund has come out on top with a 13.3 per cent return in the last 12 months, beating out mega funds like Australian Retirement Trust and Aware Super. ...

8 months 4 weeks ago

The verdict in the class action case against AMP Financial Planning has been delivered in the Federal Court by Justice Moshinsky....

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