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Infocus unveils new leadership team
Non-aligned dealer group Infocus has announced it has restructured its senior leadership team and recruited a number of new team members across its opRead more
Advisers overhaul businesses amid regulatory changes
A group of advisers say they have had to increase their fees, invest in technology and introduce extra services in response to the changing regulatorRead more
457 changes a ‘grave misstep’ for fintech
FinTech Australia has called the government’s recent changes to the 457 visa program a “disaster” for the start-up community. Write commRead more
Assess mental health claims on own merits, adviser says
A risk adviser has highlighted the importance of insurers assessing client mental health claims on their own merits and not treating them all the samRead more
FPA launches new advertising campaign
The FPA has launched a new national advertising campaign that is intended to promote the benefits of financial advice by a Certified Financial PlannerRead more
Fortnum hires former BT manager as advice head
Fortnum Private Wealth has appointed a former BT Financial Group manager to the newly created position of head of advice. Write comment (1 CoRead more
Bad apple register not a ‘black list’, says ABA
The proposed bank employee registry, which is intended to keep tabs on poor conduct individuals, will include mechanisms for procedural fairness and nRead more
Labor proposes ban on direct SMSF borrowing
Labor has released a new housing affordability package, which looks to ban direct borrowing by SMSFs. Write comment (8 Comments) Read more
ASIC announces new partnership with Indonesia
ASIC has announced it entered into a co-operation agreement with another neighboring country in an effort to promote innovation in financial services.Read more
New adviser reporting regime proposed
A House of Representatives committee has called on the government to establish an annual reporting regime for the wealth management industry, which woRead more
AFA, FPA taken to task for TPB registration
A consultant has criticised the AFA and the FPA for allegedly inadequately informing licensees around whether their financial advice requires them to Read more
Financial misconduct inquiry receives 1,300 consumer submissions
A Senate committee has announced it received more than 1,000 submissions from the public for its inquiry into the banking, insurance and financial secRead more
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