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Code of ethics a ‘game changer’, says FPA
The FPA has flagged how it will align its code of ethics with FASEA’s code to be in place from 1 January 2020, calling it a “game changer” for tRead more
FASEA releases CPD legislative instrument
FASEA has announced the release of its legislative instrument on continuing professional development following its consultation process. WriteRead more
Westpac boss doubts IFAs have ‘resources’ for compliance
Institutionally aligned advice groups have a better chance of affording the systems required to keep records and run a compliant shop, according to thRead more
Former bankrupt manager convicted over false AFSL docs
A Gold Coast court has convicted a former manager after he made false claims in an AFSL application over a previous bankruptcy. Write commenRead more
FASEA announces ethics code legislative instrument
FASEA has released its legislative instrument for its Code of Ethics standard following an extensive consultation process. Write comment (3 CRead more
‘Regulators not immune to public opinion’: Costello
There’s unlikely to be any reduction in adviser regulation from ASIC anytime soon as they are not immune to public opinion and its pressures, says fRead more
FASEA clarifies existing adviser educational standards
FASEA has released the legislative instruments to provide clarity on its relevant providers degrees, qualifications and courses standards. WrRead more
CBA admits lax attitude with ASIC on advice woes
CBA has acknowledged its poor engagement with the corporate regulator around misconduct within its advice business over many years. Write commRead more
Days of ‘one-dimenional’ adviser are over: Mentor
The future adviser will require a broader skill set and required to adjust to an evolving client environment, according to Mentor Education. WRead more
FPA attempts to ban Raftery from conference
The head of the FPA has written to Deakin University in a bid to prevent associate professor Adrian Raftery from attending its annual event in Sydney Read more
FASEA standards still raise questions: AFA
The Association of Financial Advisers has welcomed certain clarifications made by FASEA’s revised standards but said there are still many questions Read more
‘Culture’ at the heart of CBA advice failings
CBA chief executive Matt Comyn has admitted that the failings around its advice business boil down to a culture of “not learning from issues of miscRead more
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