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ASIC has updated some of its documentation in line with the DBFO Act receiving royal assent, with licensees reminded to stay on top of the changes....

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The first Delivering Better Financial Outcomes bill has now passed both the Senate and the House of Representatives....

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The Delivering Better Financial Outcomes bill has been passed in the Senate following amendments....

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Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand has appointed a financial advice leader who joins following 20 years at CPA Australia....

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The Financial Advice Association Australia has detailed strategies that can improve advice efficiencies without the need for legislation....

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A group of licensees have put together a petition calling on the government to fix major issues around the CSLR levy and Delivering Better Financial Outcomes legislation....

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The Senate economics legislation committee has recommended Schedule 1 of the Delivering Better Financial Outcomes legislation be passed as it is a “faithful implementatio...

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The Senate economics legislation committee has pushed back the release of its findings on the Delivering Better Financial Outcomes bill, the same day as the Coalition wri...

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Financial advice platform Otivo has launched a compliance tool for financial advisers to publish and audit their statements of advice....

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ASIC has told the Senate economics committee that it expects the requirement for superannuation trustees to check Statements of Advice won’t be “highly prescriptive” and ...

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Appearing before the Senate economics committee, WT Financial managing director Keith Cullen has described the first tranche of QAR legislation as a “ticking time bomb” i...

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As the FAAA and FSC prepare to appear before the Senate economics committee today to discuss the QAR, the date coincides with one year since the government published its ...

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Licensees are being urged to be more flexible with their compliance obligations as advisers say they have lost sight of how the rules actually work....

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Ahead of a public hearing this week, the government has commenced a consultation on draft regulations to support the implementation of the first tranche of Quality of Adv...

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Shadow minister for financial services, Luke Howarth, has described his counterpart Stephen Jones as being “asleep at the wheel” when it comes to financial advice....

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