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AFCA Supports FASEA Code

The Australian Financial Complaints Authority has announced how it will assess adviser conduct obligations under the new Financial Adviser Code of Ethics. (more…)

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0 · December 3, 2019 in Associations, Compliance & Regulation  

FPA Releases Evolution of Advice Discussion Paper

The Financial Planning Association of Australia has released a new discussion paper on the evolution of advice over the next five years and opened consultation on its proposed new policy platform, which it expects to release in 2020. (more…)

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0 · November 29, 2019 in Associations, Practice Management  

‘Breaking Paper’ With Future Digital SoA – FPA

Digital Statements of Advice are key to improving the advice experience, says Financial Planning Association of Australia CEO, Dante De Gori, following the release of research findings conducted by its Future of the Statement of Advice Working Group. (more…)

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1 · November 29, 2019 in Associations, Technology  
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AFA Calls Out FASEA ‘Inconsistencies’ in Recognition of Prior Learning for Advisers

The AFA has called out what it says are inconsistencies in FASEA’s approach towards recognition of prior learning applicable for existing advisers. (more…)

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9 · November 25, 2019 in Associations, Compliance & Regulation  

BT Financial Group Wins 2019 Consumer Choice Award

BT Financial Group has won the AFA and Beddoes Institute 2019 Consumer Choice Award, while OnePath Life and Clearview were runners-up. (more…)

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0 · November 15, 2019 in Associations, Company News, Conferences and Events  

TAL Wins 2019 Life Company of the Year

TAL has been announced as the overall Platinum Winner in the 2019 Plan For Life/AFA Life Company of the Year Awards. (more…)

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0 · November 14, 2019 in Associations, Company News, Conferences and Events  
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AFA Launches Stinging Criticism Around FASEA Code of Ethics

The AFA has launched a blistering critique of FASEA’s Code of Ethics ahead of its meeting with the Authority this week. (more…)

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2 · November 12, 2019 in Associations, Compliance & Regulation  
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FASEA Criticised for Lack of Consultation

The Financial Planning Association of Australia has criticised FASEA for its lack of consultation with financial planners on the Code of Ethics and Guidance, with less than 50 business days until the Code is due to commence. (more…)

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3 · October 28, 2019 in Associations, Compliance & Regulation  
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Latest Poll – Adviser Conflicts of Interest

Our latest poll is seeking to take the temperature of the adviser community around the current approach to conflicts of interest within FASEA’s Code of Ethics. (more…)

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3 · October 22, 2019 in Associations, Compliance & Regulation, Polls  
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AFA Slams FASEA Code of Ethics Guidance on Conflicts of Interest

The Association of Financial Advisers has delivered a stinging assessment of FASEA’s approach to dealing with conflicts of interest as outlined within its Code of Ethics guidance notes released at the end of last week. (more…)

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5 · October 22, 2019 in Associations, Compliance & Regulation