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APPOINTMENT NEWS

Infocus managing director departs

07-Dec-2017

Independent wealth management group Infocus has confirmed its managing director has stepped down, with the company’s founder to assume the role. In a statement, Infocus said founder and executive director .. Read More

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TECHNOLOGY NEWS

Opinion – More regulatory change to come

04-Dec-2017

When the new owner of Formula One recently announced substantial rule changes designed to level the playing field and reduce the cost of execution for teams, not everyone was happy about it. Ferrari, the most success.. Read More

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SUPERANNUATION NEWS

Government passes super scheme laws

11-Dec-2017

The government has successfully passed its First Home Super Saver Scheme through parliament, meaning home-buyers and retirees will be able to make the most of the new incentives from the beginning of next financial y.. Read More

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FINANCIAL PLANNING NEWS

Retail insurance channel sees growth

22-Dec-2017

The retail risk insurance sector went from strength to strength in the 12 months to September 2017, rebounding from three years of declining sales to record $1.4 billion of lump sum new business, according to new dat.. Read More

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INVESTMENT NEWS

FPEC announces grant winners

20-Dec-2017

A study on ethical challenges in financial planning and a research project on the advice needs of small business owners are among the recipients of the Financial Planning Education Council’s academic research g.. Read More

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ACCOUNTING NEWS

AZ NGA expansion to benefit planners

16-May-2017

Financial planning practice acquisition model AZ Next Generation Advisory (AZ NGA) has expanded into accounting, a move which the group believed would allow advice practices to benefit from a range of new services ta.. Read More

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INSURANCE NEWS

Zurich buys ANZ life business

13-Dec-2017

Zurich has purchased ANZ’s OnePath life insurance business for $2.85 billion as the global life insurer looks to rapidly expand its presence in the “mature Asia-Pacific” market and broaden its bank .. Read More

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