Westpac's strategy relating to advice ownership has been shaped by the rising expense and complexity of advice documentation, BT chief executive Brad Cooper reveals.
Matthew SmithFebruary 21, 2019
The SMSF Association’s Jordan George says that while Labor’s franking credit policy is unfair, people should stop complaining and refocus on the ‘greater rationale’ behind self-directed funds.
Tahn SharpeFebruary 21, 2019
The head of a representative body for APRA-regulated funds has told SMSF advisers it’s the self-directed superannuant industry’s turn to endure the attention of regulators.
Matthew SmithFebruary 20, 2019
Hayne’s benign take on the separation of product and advice left the door open for conflicts of interest in managed accounts to continue. Not everyone is convinced that this is a problem.
Tahn SharpeFebruary 13, 2019
Hayne’s recommendation to end pre-FoFA commissions and fees-for-no-service could generate $3.7 billion in remediation and send $1.1 billion a year flowing back into super balances.
Tahn SharpeFebruary 7, 2019
The regulator’s annual study highlights just how disaffected shareholders are, with a record number of ‘no’ strikes on remuneration putting the heat on directors to curb executive salaries.
Tahn SharpeFebruary 1, 2019