Two new hires boost BT life team

17-Jul-2017|By Daniel Paperny

BT has expanded its life insurance team with two additions tasked with improving overall adviser service delivery as well as spearheading the development of new products. Former Pacific Life RE product development director Kim Cohen has been.. Read More




Govt announces financial services tax changes

20-Jul-2017

The federal government has announced a range of changes to financial services tax arrangements that it said would help to “mature the industry”. The changes were a response to industry concerns abo.. Read More

ASIC bans adviser for best interest breach

20-Jul-2017

ASIC has banned Perth financial adviser Jason Atkins from providing financial services for three years for failing to act in the best interests of his clients. The corporate regulator found Atkins, a former aut.. Read More

Cookie-cutter approach won’t cut it for CIPR

20-Jul-2017

A comprehensive income product for retirement (CIPR) might not necessarily be in the best interests of all of a superannuation fund’s members and the federal government must take that into account and look to .. Read More

WA couples face super disadvantage

20-Jul-2017

Healthcare industry superannuation fund HESTA has called on Western Australia to harmonise its legal requirements regarding splitting of super between couples with the rest of the country, pointing out the state did .. Read More

Cash ETFs not well understood by investors

20-Jul-2017

Cash-based exchange-traded fund (ETF) products had historically not been well understood by Australian investors, who would be well placed to turn towards defensive-themed ETFs ahead of a looming hike in interest ra.. Read More

Renewable energy in DomaCom’s sights

19-Jul-2017

Fractional investment platform DomaCom has set its sights on renewable energy investment by signalling its intention to crowdfund the purchase of a $4.3 million property in northern New South Wales, with investors ex.. Read More

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