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ASIC cancels AFSL of Solar Financial Advisory
The corporate regulator has cancelled the Australian Financial Services Licence of Sydney-based advice firm Solar Financial Advisory. Write coRead more
FPA appoints chair of philanthropic arm
The Financial Planning Association of Australia has brought on a new chair to lead its philanthropic arm, the Future2 Foundation. Write commenRead more
Raftery flags undue AMP influence on education standards
The template for the incoming professional year requirement has been predominantly lifted from AMP, according to Deakin University associate professorRead more
HUB24 adds adviser network to platform
Platform provider HUB24 has announced a new partnership with a national adviser network with about $13.5 billion in assets. Write comment (0 Read more
Advice software firm head steps down
The founder and managing director of an advice software provider has stepped down after a structural review of the business. Write comment (1Read more
Financial planning reserved for the ‘wealthy’: major bank CEO
The chief executive of a big four bank has admitted that financial advice has become a “service for the wealthy” since the introduction of fees foRead more
FPA releases adviser fintech buyers guide
The FPA has released a guide for practices to help assess their fintech needs and tips for selecting the right technology partnerships to improve adviRead more
Melbourne adviser loses AFSL following $8.9m fine
ASIC has cancelled the Australian Financial Services Licence and the Australian Credit Licence of a Melbourne-based business. Write comment (Read more
BT upgrades digital investment platform
BT Financial Group has added new functionality to its Panorama platform including boosted reporting for advisers and digitally enabled record of advicRead more
Advisers join Labor-aligned union as Liberal Party crumbles
As pressure continues to mount on the Morrison government, one industry association is strengthening ties with the left-wing Financial Sector Union. Read more
FASEA foreign qualifications policy open for consulting
FASEA has released its policy on foreign qualifications for consultation, with the proposed standard requiring assessments from the organisation alongRead more
Ex-Falconer planner faces dishonesty charges
A former authorised representative of cancelled AFSL holder Marigold Falconer has appeared in a Melbourne court over a string of issues involving SMSFRead more
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