CPA Australia Advice
Acting in the public interest means much more than just calling out bad practice in financial planning. With the backing of its board, and the blessing of the regulators, CPA Australia decided to do something about it.
Simon HoyleSeptember 13, 2016
CPA Australia Advice could be a real threat, but it doesn’t have a monopoly on professionalism and quality advice. Simon Swanson writes.
Simon SwansonApril 27, 2016
It is conceivable that truly independent advisers could become a lot less rare as accountants sign up with the CPA’s new advice business.
Simon HoyleMarch 4, 2016
The controversial announcement by accounting body CPA Australia that it is establishing an independent (section 923A-compliant) financial planning business is both commendable and curious. It’s commendable because the initiative publicly demonstrates CPA Australia’s strong support for adoption of the highest ethical standards by members offering financial planning services, as originally proposed by the Accounting Professional […]
Robert MC BrownAugust 28, 2015
Over the past decade we have witnessed too many Australian consumers suffer as a result of poor financial advice; and in more recent times we have seen too many media reports about the failings of large financial planning institutions. CPA Australia’s commentaries and actions on these key issues of public policy have always been underpinned […]
Alex MalleyAugust 14, 2015