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

ASIC agrees EU with Queensland adviser


The corporate regulator has accepted an enforceable undertaking (EU) from a Queensland-based financial adviser that would see him banned from the financial services industry for five years. The EU was agreed fol.. Read More

Ex-Media Super manager joins Legg Mason


A former investment manager from media industry superannuation fund Media Super has joined Legg Mason as the fund manager's new institutional sales director. Justin Nunan, who managed about $5 billion of assets.. Read More

ASIC announces peer review panel members


The corporate regulator has announced the members of its new Financial Services and Credit Panel (FSCP), which will assist in peer reviewing administrative decisions relating to the sector. In a statement, ASIC said.. Read More

ATO deadline good time to engage clients


The 31 October deadline for lodging individual tax returns was an opportunity for advisers to encourage clients to contribute their tax return to superannuation, according to the Association of Superannuation Funds o.. Read More

NAB announces new digital hires


National Australia Bank (NAB) has announced it will immediately hire 600 new staff in growth areas such as software, data and security, following the announcement earlier this month that the bank would shed 18 per ce.. Read More

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