PHIL KEWIN

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Former Association of Financial Advisers chief executive, Phil Kewin, has been appointed as chief executive of the National Insurance Brokers Association....

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Features

Mike Taylor writes that less than 12 months out from the Australian Securities and Investments Commission’s review of the Life Insurance Framework, the Australian life in...

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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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Financial planning

If the Financial Planning Association can prove its proposals for individual adviser registration will hasten the development of a profession and the separation of advice...

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Financial planning

The Financial Planning Association’s announcement of job losses and an organisational restructure driven by declining adviser numbers has reawakened calls for a merger be...

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Financial planning

There are no guarantees that the legislation delivering an extension of the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority exam timetable will be dealt within the Senat...

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Financial planning

Association of Financial Advisers chief executive, Phil Kewin, wants a Choice executive to withdraw a statement suggesting financial advisers can’t be trusted to act in c...

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Financial planning

Questions are being asked about why the board of the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority has avoided direct engagement with key industry groups for more than...

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Financial planning

The Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority bypassed adviser group consultation before releasing its code of ethics guidance and is now offering a November consu...

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Financial planning

Advisers receiving Adviser Service Fees via Colonial First State’s superannuation funds are facing an early cut-off unless clients specifically opt in....

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Financial planning

The Association of Financial Advisers has accused the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics of Authority of using its code of ethics approach to ‘create its own laws, wa...

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Financial planning

The Association of Financial Advisers has urged banks who loaned money to advisers to buy books of clients to show leniency....

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Features

Mike Taylor writes that the Australian financial advice industry is embarking on a transition which will be completed in 2024 with the result that it will be very differe...

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Financial planning

The Federal Government has been warned that its loosely-framed legislation risks forcing clients into worse situations when grandfathering ends....

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Financial planning

Intense lobbying by financial advisers has made Federal parliamentarians aware of their problems with the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority regime but unce...

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