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FSC Says Hawking of Insurance ‘Unacceptable’

The Financial Services Council has declared its support for no hawking of insurance, saying pressure selling insurance products, over the phone or otherwise, is unacceptable. (more…)

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1 · September 17, 2019 in Associations  

AMPFPA Takes Action Against AMP

Members of the AMP Financial Planners Association (ampfpa) are stepping up action to contest changes announced by AMP. (more…)

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1 · September 13, 2019 in Associations, Compliance & Regulation, Remuneration  

MDRT Inaugural Global Conference Wrap

Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) held its inaugural Global Conference in Sydney last week, increasing its cross-continent representation for the association’s 72,000 life insurance and financial services members from around the world. (more…)

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0 · September 10, 2019 in Associations, Conferences and Events  

2019 MDRT Global Conference in Pictures

Take a stroll through these images from the inaugural MDRT Global Conference, which welcomed eight thousand advisers from around the world, especially advisers from the Asia Pacific region. (more…)

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0 · September 10, 2019 in Associations, Conferences and Events  

The Consequences of Reform – AFA Call to Action

In a call to action, the AFA says all its members have a role to play in ensuring federal politicians understand the consequences of financial services reform. (more…)

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4 · September 6, 2019 in Associations, Compliance & Regulation  

Inaugural 2019 MDRT Global Conference

The biggest-ever conference for financial advisers is taking place in Australia this week, as the Million Dollar Round Table organisation rolls out its inaugural Annual Global Conference in Sydney. This four-day adviser event has welcomed eight thousand delegates from across the world – especially from the Asia Pacific region – delivering a packed program of […]

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· September 3, 2019 in Associations, Compliance & Regulation  

2019 AFA Conference Wrap – Unity and Unintended Consequences

The 2019 AFA Conference demonstrated a new-found momentum for unity across the advice and financial services sector. (more…)

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3 · September 2, 2019 in Associations, Conferences and Events  

2019 AFA Adviser Award Winners

The four winners of the Association of Financial Adviser’s prestigious annul adviser awards suite have been announced. (more…)

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0 · August 30, 2019 in Associations, Conferences and Events, General  

Joint Code Monitoring Proposition

Six industry associations have joined forces to create a proposed joint code monitoring body – Code Monitoring Australia (CMA) – which has submitted a proposal to ASIC to advance a profession-wide solution to the monitoring of the FASEA Code of Ethics. (more…)

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1 · August 19, 2019 in Associations, Compliance & Regulation  

AFA Adviser Awards Season

Great advisers from around the country are represented in the 2019 AFA Adviser Awards, as we report this year’s grand finalists in the AFA’s Rising Star, Female Excellence in Advice and Excellence in Education Award categories. (more…)

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0 · August 15, 2019 in Associations, Conferences and Events