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Franking credit change to affect most SMSFs: Report
New ATO statistics reveal Labor’s proposal to remove refundable franking credits could impact up to 60.7 per cent of SMSFs in the next 10 to 15 yeaRead more
FSC brings two directors to board
The FSC has appointed two new directors to fill board vacancies at its annual general meeting in Sydney. Write comment (3 Comments) Read more
Hayne commission ‘full of deliberate misstatements’: Dover
Dover Financial director Terry McMaster has laid into the Hayne royal commission for perpetuating a “false narrative” he says was brought on by thRead more
WA Super launches online advice
WA Super has expanded its operation by launching a self-directed advice tool accessible through its members online portal. Write comment (0 CRead more
Angry complaints in advice deemed ineffective
Academic research has found that clients who are polite when they complain about a financial service – such as advice – are more likely to receiveRead more
Non-aligned advice to thrive post royal commission
A greater need for products from manufacturers not affiliated with financial institutions should spell good news for a more open Australian advice lanRead more
‘Unprecedented disaster’: Adviser exodus expected at AMP
The embattled wealth management and financial planning giant is expected to be smacked by more fines, higher compensation payments and potential classRead more
ASIC supervisors brought inside CBA
The Commonwealth Bank has been named as the first of the big four banks to have ASIC staff working internally inside the organisation to investigate mRead more
APRA pressured to ramp up enforcement focus
The prudential regulator has come under pressure to boost its resources and rethink its enforcement stance following heavy criticism during the Hayne Read more
Advice firms can still succeed post-FASEA: Mentor
Two factors will guarantee future success for advice firms even amid current FASEA lobbying and the events of the Hayne royal commission, according toRead more
Enforceable undertakings deter misconduct: Study
Academic research reveals financial services and credit providers fear being sanctioned by enforceable undertakings despite criticism that the regulatRead more
Advisers see benefit of sticking with us, says AMP
Advisers have stuck by AMP and are seeing the benefits of a long-term relationship despite the impact of the Hayne royal commission, according to itsRead more
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