Taskforce urges higher ASIC penalties

24-Oct-2017|By Megan Tran

The federal government’s ASIC Enforcement Review Taskforce has released a position paper that recommends more than doubling the civil penalties available to the corporate watchdog under the Corporations Act. The paper, entitled “.. Read More




Fintech Australia launches insurtech group

24-Oct-2017

Fintech start-up association Fintech Australia has formed a new division specifically for insurance technology or ‘insurtech’ start-ups as the sub-sector continues to grow in the local fintech market. .. Read More

Charitable giving not one-size-fits-all

24-Oct-2017

Financial advisers were still finding it hard to discuss philanthropy, given the topic was not suitable for all clients, according to Profile Financial Services senior financial planner Todd Stanford. Speaking t.. Read More

Individual bonds offer predictability

24-Oct-2017

Owning individual corporate bonds was the best way for retiree clients to access predictability of income while also generating better yields than they would get through a bank term deposit, according to XTB. Ad.. Read More

MLC changes boost policy accessibility

24-Oct-2017

A series of changes to MLC Life Insurance products has meant the insurer’s retail clients can now get a discount when taking out multiple life insurance policies. In a statement, MLC Life Insurance said t.. Read More

Advisers must factor in uncertainty

23-Oct-2017

A new paper from actuarial research firm Milliman has argued that financial planners need to be more aware of uncertainty as a fundamental aspect of investing, with the outcomes of asset class performance, regulation.. Read More

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