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ASIC cracks down on s923A non-compliance
The corporate regulator has released its position on whether advisers that do not meet the criteria in s923A of the Corporations Act can call themselvRead more
GPS Wealth to be acquired
Non-aligned licensee and former Dealer Group of the Year GPS Wealth will be acquired by an ASX-listed investment company for $20 million. WritRead more
ABA demands rejection of state-based bank tax
The Australian Bankers' Association has called on all Australian states to reject any move towards implementing a state-based bank tax similar to the Read more
New Trilogy fund aims for retirees
Trilogy Funds Management has released a new fund aimed at retirees who want a decent return with limited risk of capital loss. Write comment Read more
Former AMP adviser gets permanent ban
ASIC has permanently banned a former AMP financial adviser for acting dishonestly and failing to comply with the best interests duty. Write coRead more
ASIC extends super SOA deadline
The corporate regulator has announced it will extend the time advisers have to provide clients with a statement of advice (SOA) relating to superannuaRead more
Advice sector missing the mark with new talent
As fears continue to mount over the number of advisers set to exit the industry and demand for qualified advisers grows, the sector is forgetting a huRead more
CPA CEO receives $4.9m parachute
The board of CPA Australia has sacked CEO Alex Malley and paid him a generous severance package, just a week after announcing he would stay on in the Read more
Countplus adds new member to board
Countplus has announced that it has appointed a senior business executive to its board, increasing its membership to six. Write comment (0 CoRead more
ASIC bans former Suncorp financial adviser
The corporate regulator has announced it banned former Suncorp adviser Robert Gunner for creating false insurance application forms and statements of Read more
CommInsure cuts retail distribution team
CommInsure has written to advisers and licensees informing them of upcoming changes to its retail distribution offering, with some redundancies expectRead more
Federal Court upholds ASIC adviser ban appeal
A former NAB financial adviser, who saw his ban lifted last year, may once again face barring from the industry after a court sided with an ASIC appeaRead more
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