REGULATION

Funds management

Compliance professionals say they face hefty workloads and growing burnout risk, but research finds this is not being reflected in their pay, with only compliance heads e...

Financial planning

Senator Andrew Bragg has released the final report of the ASIC inquiry, making 11 recommendations as to how the corporate regulator can be improved....

Financial planning

Some 41 per cent of financial advisers say they have no conflicts of interest in their business, according to Holley Nethercote, indicating a fundamental lack of understa...

Policy & Regulation

Compliance professionals working in financial services are facing burnout risk as higher workloads, coupled with the ever-changing regulation, place notable strain on sta...

Financial planning

The ongoing process of the Quality of Advice Review has now taken twice as long as it took for the findings of the Hayne royal commission but it is understood this is "a ...

Financial planning

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...

Financial planning

The balance of ASIC enforcement activity is skewed towards civil rather than criminal cases, but the corporate regulator says it is seeking to redress this balance. ...

People & Products

ASIC chief executive, Warren Day, is among senior executives to depart the corporate regulator amid changes to its leadership team....

Financial planning

As persistent regulatory changes drive demand for risk and compliance teams, competition is heating up in the shallow talent pool, with firms taking up to six months to f...

Financial planning

ASIC kicked off the year with its first licence cancellation and a contempt of court application as it states it is seeking to send a “clear compliance and deterrence mes...

Policy & Regulation

With several financial services firms looking to implement AI into their business, the federal government is examining introducing mandatory guardrails to ensure it can b...

Financial planning

Hundreds of AFSLs with retail authorisation must now report internal dispute resolution to ASIC by 29 February as the final tranche of the regime’s implementation kicks i...

Financial planning

A former Brisbane financial adviser, who was permanently banned by ASIC in April, has appeared in court charged with two counts of providing false or misleading informati...

Financial planning

The government has released the first consultation on its Delivering Better Financial Outcomes reforms, focused on removing regulatory red tape....

Financial planning

The government’s response to the Quality of Advice Review has been ranked by Ensombl as the number one issue discussed among financial advisers with advisers keen for mor...

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