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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
Prescott seeks expansion in the New Year
The financial planning and stockbroking firm Prescott Securities intends to press on with its expansion plans in 2013 as part of the firm's national gRead more
Skills shortage in financial advice sector forecast
The financial planning and advice sector is likely to see a continued absence of skilled workers in the New Year, said Jane McNeill, head of banking aRead more
WLM Financial focuses on evolution and growth in 2013
WLM Financial (WLM) does not expect any impact from the impending Future of Financial Advice (FOFA) regulatory changes but will strive to improve and Read more
Prepare for FATCA compliance: K&W Mallesons
The Australian financial services industry had better begin preparations for the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), effective from 1 JanuaRead more
Macquarie aims to broaden solutions in 2013
Macquarie Private Wealth is looking to expand the scope of its financial advice services and products in the New Year on the back of government regulaRead more
Scammers hijack boutique planning AFSL
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has issued a warning on a "cold calling investment scam" that is using the details of a leRead more