Category | Conferences and Events

Existing Advisers Will Require Study: FASEA

Existing financial advisers will be required to a hold a degree equivalent qualification by 1 January, 2024 if they wish to continue to practice, according to new proposals released by the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA). (more…)

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1 · December 14, 2017 in Conferences and Events, Training  
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Education Courses To Fall Outside Conflicted Remuneration

ASIC has confirmed that it will not regard remuneration that provides an educational benefit to advisers as conflicted but has cast doubt on the sponsorship of conferences. (more…)

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0 · December 8, 2017 in Compliance & Regulation, Conferences and Events, Remuneration  

FPA Names Annual Award Winners

The FPA has named the recipients of its annual awards at its recent Professionals Congress held in Hobart with a Western Australian planner and practice winning the leading awards. (more…)

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0 · November 24, 2017 in Associations, Conferences and Events  
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Zurich Top Choice For Consumers

Zurich has been named as the preferred choice of life insurance policy holders, winning the top award at the second annual Consumer Choice Awards. (more…)

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0 · November 17, 2017 in Associations, Company News, Conferences and Events  

News in Brief

ClearView Advice Exec Joins Fortnum; FPA Names Award Finalists; Future2 Gives $130K in Grants (more…)

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0 · October 31, 2017 in Appointments, Associations, Conferences and Events, Dealer Groups  

Insurers Take Wellness Message to Canberra

The life insurance sector has taken its message of the importance of improving the health and wellbeing of Australians to Canberra with the formation of the Parliamentary Friends of Insurance Group. (more…)

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0 · October 23, 2017 in Associations, Conferences and Events, Products  

Don’t Underestimate Clients on Advice Fees

Advisers can charge a fee for life insurance advice but need to be aware of what it costs to deliver the advice and structure their services accordingly, claims Western Australian adviser, Mark Rando. (more…)

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0 · October 16, 2017 in Associations, Conferences and Events, Practice Management, Remuneration  

AFA 2017 National Adviser Conference Wrap

The Association of Financial Advisers has wrapped up its annual National Advisers Conference, held this year at the Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast, with a closing address from musician and humanitarian, Sir Bob Geldof. (more…)

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0 · October 14, 2017 in Associations, Conferences and Events  

Charlie Fraser Wins 2017 AFA Adviser of the Year

The AFA has concluded its National Adviser Conference by naming Queensland adviser Charlie Fraser, of Shadforth Financial Group, as the 2017 AFA Adviser of the Year. (more…)

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0 · October 14, 2017 in Associations, Conferences and Events  

Mediq Named as 2017 AFA Practice of the Year

Melbourne based advisory firm, MEDIQ Financial Services has won the 2017 AFA Practice of the Year Award. (more…)

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0 · October 14, 2017 in Associations, Conferences and Events