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Former adviser wins ASIC ban appeal
A former financial adviser, who was banned by ASIC in 2015 for market manipulation, has seen his appeal upheld by the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Read more
Advisers need more support in education transition: Elders
Dealer groups need to provide better support to their advisers in transitioning to the government’s proposed education standards, or risk losing thoRead more
Bank review finds ‘mixed performance’ on customer commitments
The third independent governance expert report on the Australian banking industry has revealed a "mixed performance" from banks with regard to implemeRead more
NSF Super appoints CommInsure as group insurer
CommInsure has been brought on as Nationwide Superannuation Fund’s new group insurer following a competitive open market tender process. WriRead more
Shortcomings exist in PI insurance: solicitor
Professional indemnity insurance has serious shortcomings, despite having come a long way, according to a solicitor working in the space. WritRead more
FPA denies changing tune on expelled members
The FPA has publicly announced misconduct by two former members, but claims the decision to name and shame the advisers is not a new strategy. Read more
‘Don’t be afraid’ of social media, wealth consultant warns
Advisers that see social media as a ‘no-go-zone’ are suffering significant opportunity costs when it comes to client engagement, referrals and busRead more
Accountants opting for risky SMSF advice approach
Unlicensed accountants who use licensed providers to issue SMSF advice can be at risk of noncompliance, according to a licensing consultant. WRead more
SMB confidence jumps in finance sector
A new survey has found that small and medium business confidence has surged since 2010, with those in the finance and insurance industry emerging as tRead more
CBA customer to engage independent advocate over advice case
The family of a former Commonwealth Bank customer, who claimed he had received poor quality personal financial advice from a bank teller, has decidedRead more
Bank customer risk strategies not enough: Sedgwick
The current strategies implemented by banks aimed at reducing poor customer outcomes as a result of remuneration structures are, in some cases, not maRead more
Netwealth names new head of distribution
Platform provider Netwealth has announced it appointed a former BT investment manager to a newly-created role. Write comment (0 Comments) Read more
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