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ASIC cancels AFSL of Austplan by mutual agreement
The corporate regulator has announced it will cancel the AFSL of Austplan effective from 25 November following an agreement with the licensee. Read more
YBR appoints new chief executive
Former Macquarie Group executive Frank Ganis has been appointed as the new chief executive of Yellow Brick Road. Write comment (4 Comments) Read more
New ETF to open advisers to Chinese shares
Advisers will be able to access Chinese shares through a new ETF that will list on the ASX in November in what is being regarded as an Australian firsRead more
ASIC grilled over treatment of major banks
A parliamentary committee has grilled the corporate regulator around whether it had reluctance to take on the major banks following the Hayne royal coRead more
AMP to offload NZ advice business
The major financial services institution has today revealed its intention to offload its New Zealand wealth management and advice businesses via an IRead more
Big data tool relaunches into advice market
A data connecting platform has been relaunched into the financial advice space to better enable firms to utilise big data to drive business growth. Read more
Robo-advice register aims to bridge client service gap
A newly-established review register of robo-advisers will provide greater transparency around the emerging service and complement the traditional adviRead more
Accountants compromised by FASEA standards
The incoming FASEA reforms will seriously compromise the ability of accountants to service clients with current and unmet financial advice needs and hRead more
Queensland man charged over 'false' AFSL documents
A former financial services responsible manager has been charged with three offences under the Corporations Act after allegedly making false or misleaRead more
Platform provider remains ahead of the pack
An Australian platform provider has posted a record strong start to the 2019 financial year, maintaining its position as the fastest growing platform Read more
Wentworth loss opens Coalition to FASEA changes
Losing the seat of Wentworth has left the Morrison government open to making “significant” changes to the controversial FASEA reforms. WriRead more
ASIC reveals findings of CBA enforceable undertaking
The corporate regulator has provided an update of an enforceable undertaking on two Commonwealth Bank advice subsidiaries regarding its conduct aroundRead more
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