Financial services minister Jane Hume defended the industry after ALP senator Jenny McAllister said "shonky" advisers would be the main beneficiaries of a proposal to increase SMSFs to six allowable members.
Tahn SharpeJune 17, 2021
Wholesale and high-net worth advice firms are giving clients the choice of either being treated as a wholesale or a retail client according to Deloitte investment and wealth director, Mark Ryan.
Tahn SharpeFebruary 18, 2021
The largest portion of complaints relating to investments and advice (32 per cent) are passed on by AFCA because they land outside the complaints authority’s jurisdiction, AFCA's 2020 complaint data shows.
Matthew SmithFebruary 16, 2021
CEO John Maroney conveyed the association's dim view of AFSLs in a submission to ASIC's consultation on access to affordable advice, as well as some suggestions for ASIC about its image in the industry.
Tahn SharpeJanuary 20, 2021
Recent amendments to the rules around auditor independence will be a key legislative theme at this year's SMSF Association National Conference according to the representative body's deputy CEO and director of policy and education, Peter Burgess.
Tahn SharpeJanuary 15, 2021