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ASIC has flagged the 2022 case of RI Advice as an example of the need for cybersecurity measures within a financial services firm as chair Joe Longo warns a cyber attack ...

Financial planning

Financial advice firms are 300x more likely to be victims of a cyber attack and should not be complacent, even if they are a small firm, as they are sitting on valuable d...

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Financial planning

The Federal Court’s ruling that RI Advice failed to have adequate cybersecurity risk management systems is a sign of things to come, according to the Cyber Security Resea...

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Financial planning

Cyber security risk needs to be “front and centre” of advisers’ mind, according to the ASIC, and should not be delegated to an IT department....

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Financial planning

RI Advice may have avoided a penalty for its breach of cybersecurity risks but future breaches could incur a penalty as high as $525 million, according to the regulator....

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Financial planning

In an Australian first, the Federal Court has found RI Advice breached its license obligations to act efficiently and fairly when it failed to have adequate risk manageme...

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Financial planning

The Federal Court has ordered RI Advice Group to pay a $6 million penalty for failing to take reasonable steps to ensure that its authorised representative provided appro...

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Top 100

Money Management’s 2021 TOP Financial Planning Groups survey has confirmed that the number of financial advisers operating under the umbrellas of the largest groups has d...

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Financial planning

The Federal Court has found it is liable for failing to supervise former adviser John Doyle, who became a case study during the Royal Commission....

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Financial planning

ASIC has announced that IOOF licensees, Bridges and RI Advice, have entered into a commitment on remedial action around client files....

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Policy & Regulation

Financial services companies cannot necessarily rely on claims of legal privilege to prevent the Australian Securities and Investments Commission obtaining documents – so...

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Financial planning

Millenium3 chief executive Helen Blackford will lead Lonsdale, Millennium3 and IOOF Alliances, and RI Advice chief executive Peter Ornsby will lead of RI Advice and Consu...

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Financial planning

The corporate regulator alleged that the IOOF subsidiary failed to have adequate cyber security systems. ...

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Features

While the COVID-19 pandemic has created a lot of stress, anxiety and uncertainty for financial advisers, one of the biggest positives has been the ability for them to hav...

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Policy & Regulation

Licensees would do well to pay close attention to the outcome of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission’s Federal Court action against RI Advice....

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