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Financial planning

Australian Wealth Solutions principal, Sam Zervides has questioned whether politicians and regulators fully understand the damage which has been inflicted on the financia...

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Expert Analysis

West Australian adviser, Vincent Holland, discusses what is likely to change for financial planning practices as they seek to deal with the consequences of the Royal Comm...

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Policy & Regulation

The Australian Taxation Office has foreshadowed a crack-down on people with wealth and lifestyles that seem unexplained....

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Accounting

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has released online guidance and information sheets intended to help limited Australian financial services licensees ...

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Financial planning

Centrepoint Alliance has announced the formation of a group of advice firms known as Partners’ Circle....

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Financial planning

The Financial Planning Association has warned it will be financial planning clients who ultimately pay for the increased regulatory and other costs being imposed by the G...

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Policy & Regulation

ASIC has revealed how the planners sitting on it’s the Financial Services and Credit Panel will sit in judgement on their peers and help determine banning orders....

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Policy & Regulation

A Parliamentary Committee has been warned that the nature of the Bank Executive Accountability Regime means it may actually have failed to capture the executive culprits ...

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Superannuation

SuperRatings’ analysis of Australia’s best-performing superannuation funds over the last ten years is dominated by industry super funds, as the superannuation industry as...

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Superannuation

LGIAsuper is seeking a new chief executive officer, as it expands its leadership team following its conversion to a public offer fund earlier this year....

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Superannuation

Industry Super Australia has continued its attack on the Federal Government’s superannuation reforms, yesterday saying that the proposed legislation will fail to prevent ...

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Superannuation

The Minister for Revenue and Financial Services, Kelly O’Dwyer has signalled she will move rapidly on exposing superannuation to victims of crime and other compensation c...

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Policy & Regulation

The corporate regulator has appointed members to the Financial Services and Credit Panel, which it will draw upon when forming sitting panels....

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Life/Risk

The life insurance industry will be required to use uniform definitions following work by APRA and ASIC which found meaningful comparisons could not be made under current...

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Policy & Regulation

A key Treasury-led taskforce is urging the Government to give the Australian Securities and Investments Commission the power to go beyond procedures such as enforceable u...

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