In the absence of a public conversation involving the voices of all stakeholders, including clients, the progress of the advice industry towards professional status will be derailed, Deloitte partner and former FASEA CEO Deen Sanders has explained.
Matthew SmithDecember 13, 2019
APRA’s heatmap risks stifling innovation and reducing diversification which could would have a harmful effect on member outcomes in the event of a market meltdown, says Christian Super's CEO Ross Piper.
Elizabeth FryDecember 13, 2019
Any plans to lobby government and FASEA to amend its plain words or to dilute its principles or interpretation should be dropped; it is simply not in the interests of the new profession, Robert MC Brown reckons.
Robert MC BrownDecember 11, 2019
A paper dissecting M&A trends in the local advice market considers how practice valuations and cash flows are warping and taking on similarities to accountant firms.
Matthew SmithDecember 9, 2019
AMP Financial Planning couldn't make managed discretionary accounts commercially viable in light of the conditions placed on the wealth manager's offering, the group's head of research has told Professional Planner's Researcher Forum.
Matthew SmithDecember 6, 2019
The disparate methods super funds use to define asset class make things tough for advisers, according to Lonsec’s Veronica Klaus, but the funds themselves aren’t to blame.
Tahn SharpeDecember 6, 2019
Advisers need to make a bigger distinction between risk averse and capital return seeking clients now because low-risk options aren’t giving 3 to 5 per cent returns, a panel has heard at the Professional Planner Researcher Forum in Sydney.
Tahn SharpeDecember 4, 2019
Value investing is not dead, fundamentals still matter and the ‘here and now’ impact of central bank policies still needs to be traversed when thinking about transforming economies.
Matthew SmithNovember 26, 2019
The regulator has released the ‘reasonable’ actions licensees will need to take in their interim ethics monitoring role, and highlighted the specific Standards it will take a "facilitative" approach to.
Tahn SharpeNovember 26, 2019
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