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AMP's Horizons eases succession pressure
AMP's Horizons Academy has considerably eased some difficulties around succession planning within the network, while the group also has no plans to phRead more
Shartru Wealth looks to expand
Newly formed financial advisory group Shartru Wealth Management are looking to expand after a strong response to their official launch. Write Read more
AMP appoints Genesys managing director
AMP Financial Services has named Paul Robertson as Genesys Wealth Advisers' managing director. Write comment (0 Comments) Read more
FOFA reforms to change industry skill-set
The government's Future of Financial Advice (FOFA) reforms have increased the need for specialisation in the financial services industry, according toRead more
Advisers should focus on investor risk allocation
The market enjoyed a strong share performance in 2012 due to renewed investor confidence, but advisers need to focus on ensuring investors still allocRead more
ASIC suspends Sydney planner's licence
A Sydney-based financial planning practice has had its licence suspended for one year for failing to comply with financial services laws. WritRead more
SMSF market enjoys continued growth
The self-managed super fund (SMSF) sector saw continued solid growth in 2011/2012, with sound investment and falling costs, according to the AustraliaRead more
Client fees should be reviewed in New Year: Russell
Advisers should aim to review their client fees and service offerings as the market continues to recover, according to Russell Investments. WrRead more
Fee for service driving down practice values
Financial planning practices aiming to shift to a fee-for-service model ahead of Future of Financial Advice (FOFA) reforms could find their practices Read more
Holistic advice practices will weather market volatility
Practices that are able to provide holistic advice will withstand the challenges of a volatile market and industry reform, according to BT Financial GRead more
UK FOFA equivalent takes effect
Reforms mirroring the Australian Future of Financial Advice (FOFA) legislation took effect in the UK on 31 December 2012, amid concerns the new regulaRead more
Former financial planner jailed
A former Financial Wisdom and Financial Planning Services Australia adviser has been jailed for two years after pleading guilty to several charges ariRead more