Government flags licence fee hike

17-Nov-2017|By Sarah Kendell

The government has flagged it will move to significantly increase the cost of one-off regulatory fees for financial services providers, such as licence applications, prospectus reviews and managed investment scheme registrations, as part of the A.. Read More

CFS platforms undergo FOFA, efficiency boosts


Colonial First State (CFS) has made a number of changes to its FirstChoice and FirstWrap platforms to meet the 1 July start date of the federal government’s Future of Financial Advice (FOFA) reforms. First.. Read More

Fiducian in multiple acquisition talks


Listed financial services company Fiducian Portfolio Services is in discussions to acquire or tuck-in a number of accounting practices. Any new additions would be housed under the company’s accounting firm.. Read More

ASIC calls for stringent planner standards


The corporate regulator has urged all financial services licensees to review their approach to appointing representatives and to ensure recruitment processes are robust. ASIC deputy chairman Peter Kell yesterday.. Read More

Skill, process more critical for international managers


Growing risk in international share markets means managers in the sector need to have superior stock selection skills and a robust investment process, according to an international equities evaluation by van Eyk. .. Read More

Guardian adviser growth gains momentum


Suncorp-owned risk dealer group Guardian Advice has experienced a rise in adviser growth and interest, putting it in a position to still exceed its expansion target. “We continue to track well ahead of our.. Read More

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