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Dunsford Moves Licence to Synchron

The Victorian financial advice practice headed up by Mark Dunsford has changed licensees and become a Synchron Authorised Representative. (more…)

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0 · December 6, 2017 in Dealer Groups  

Fox Named as Chair of Boutique Advice Firm

Former AFA Chief Executive, Brad Fox, has been appointed to his second board position with a financial advice group, having been named as Non-Executive Chair of boutique advice group, Tribeca Financial. (more…)

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0 · December 5, 2017 in Appointments, Company News, Dealer Groups  

Infocus CEO Succeeded by Group Founder

The Chief Executive and Managing Director of Infocus Wealth Management, Rod Bristow has left the business and will be succeeded by its founder and current Executive Director, Darren Steinhardt. (more…)

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0 · December 5, 2017 in Appointments, Company News, Dealer Groups  
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Aligned Advice Models Continue to Lose Numbers

Vertically integrated advice groups are losing around 10 per cent of their financial advisers each year with thousands set to move away from that advice channel in the next three years, according to a new consultancy firm. (more…)

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0 · November 6, 2017 in Dealer Groups, Practice Management, Remuneration, Services  

Synchron Names New SA/NT State Manager

Non-aligned financial advice group, Synchron has appointed a former AMP executive as its new South Australia/Northern Territory State Manager. (more…)

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0 · October 31, 2017 in Appointments, Dealer Groups  

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  
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Risk Advice Business Hit With $1 Million Penalty

A Melbourne based financial advice group has received a $1 million civil penalty for breaches of best interests duty related to advice related to life insurance. (more…)

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3 · October 30, 2017 in Compliance & Regulation, Dealer Groups  

ASIC Accepts EU From Non-Aligned Advice Group

ASIC has accepted an enforceable undertaking (EU) from Queensland boutique financial advice group, Sentinel Private Wealth (SPW), after it was found to have given poor financial advice. (more…)

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0 · October 16, 2017 in Compliance & Regulation, Dealer Groups  

Advice Regulation to Cost $30 Million

The cost of regulating the total financial advice sector will come close to $30 million, according to ASIC, which is expecting to recover most of that sum from financial advisers and licensees that provide advice to retail clients. (more…)

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1 · October 9, 2017 in Compliance & Regulation, Dealer Groups  

BTFG Restructures Advice Businesses

BT Financial Group (BTFG) will separate advice staff who provide online, phone based or general advice from those who provide face to face advice in a move which confirms it will not be replacing its outgoing General Manager for financial advice. (more…)

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0 · October 5, 2017 in Appointments, Company News, Dealer Groups