Committee calls for annual advice report

24-Apr-2017|By Ra’Eesah Lillah

The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics has released its second report into the big four banks, calling on ASIC to release an annual report on the extent of misconduct and penalties for regulatory breaches in the advice indus.. Read More




CFS platforms undergo FOFA, efficiency boosts

07-May-2013

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

07-May-2013

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

07-May-2013

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

06-May-2013

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

06-May-2013

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

BTFG spends millions on distribution

06-May-2013

BT Financial Group (BTFG) outlaid a sizeable investment across its distribution network in the six months to 31 March 2013, with the company spending millions on financial planners, private bankers and platform devel.. Read More

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