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FASEA Releases Two Stage Process to Recognise Foreign Qualifications

Financial advisers with qualifications gained overseas will be required to have them assessed by Federal Government approved body before seeking further approval from FASEA that the training is considered eligible for recognition of prior learning. (more…)

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0 · November 30, 2018 in Compliance & Regulation, Training  
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Advisers Urged to Check Registration Status

Financial advisers have been urged to check they are registered on ASIC’s Financial Adviser Register (FAR) before the end of the year to avoid being considered as a new entrant to the industry and subject to differing education requirements than for existing advisers. (more…)

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0 · November 26, 2018 in Associations, Compliance & Regulation, Training  
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FASEA Will Consider Longer Timeframes on Designations

Advisers may be given recognition for education undertaken prior to cut-off dates listed by FASEA but will require their professional associations to request its inclusion, according to the head of the education body. (more…)

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3 · November 23, 2018 in Associations, Training  
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FASEA Releases CPD and Ethics Instruments

FASEA has released two more legislative instruments related to changes to education and professional standards, lifting the total number of instruments open for final consultation to five out of seven standards covered by the Authority. (more…)

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0 · November 22, 2018 in Compliance & Regulation, Training  
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FASEA Reveals Longer Timeframe for ADFP Credits

FASEA has released further details about its recognition of prior learning for advisers who have studied for the Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning (ADFP), stating its consideration would extend as far back as when the course was offered by the FPA. (more…)

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2 · November 20, 2018 in Associations, Compliance & Regulation, Training  
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Advisers Given Limited Time to Comment on FASEA Proposals

Financial advisers have been given just over three weeks to provide feedback on changes to education pathways and the recognition of professional designations after FASEA released a revised set of standards late last week. (more…)

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10 · November 20, 2018 in Associations, Compliance & Regulation, Training  

FASEA Releases Updated Education, Exam Guidelines

The Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) has confirmed advisers will be able to gain four credits for holding the Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning and an industry designation, and has altered the focus of the proposed Financial Adviser Examination. (more…)

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5 · November 17, 2018 in Compliance & Regulation, Training  
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ASIC Proposes Responsible Managers Pass FASEA Standards

Advice licensees will be required to have a responsible manager who holds a FASEA approved education standard and has passed its adviser exam, under new proposals released by ASIC. (more…)

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1 · November 9, 2018 in Compliance & Regulation, Dealer Groups, Training  

AFA, FPA Move to Become Code Monitoring Bodies

The FPA and AFA have lodged expressions of interest with ASIC to become a Code Monitoring body by the start of 2020. (more…)

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0 · November 2, 2018 in Associations, Compliance & Regulation, Training  
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No Cut-Off Date for ADFP Credits

The Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) will not impose cut-off dates when applying credits for prior learning undertaken as part of the Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning (ADFP) but will instead consider the quality of the coursework completed. (more…)

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0 · October 30, 2018 in Compliance & Regulation, Training