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

AMP launches new LIF tools


AMP has launched a series of new video tutorials and practice diagnostic tools to assist advisers in preparation for the life insurance framework (LIF) reforms. The video seminars were developed in conjunction w.. Read More

Opinion - Look for quality in small EM players


The long-term secular drivers for the emerging market (EM) asset class remain firmly in place, notwithstanding any recent uptick in volatility. As the growth premium to developed markets will sustain, EMs are more li.. Read More

Estate review timely after marriage vote


Following the victory of the ‘yes’ campaign in the same sex marriage postal vote, advisers now needed to apply the same considerations to same sex clients as they would to any other clients planning to ge.. Read More

AtlasTrend taps into global themes


New investing platform AtlasTrend is looking to expand its selection of theme-based international equities portfolios to financial advisers following the success of the group’s soft launch to direct investors l.. Read More

Value traps need avoiding


Investors considering making an allocation to a value manager needed to be wary their funds were not channelled toward value traps, a situation that could only be avoided through deep stock research, according to an .. Read More

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