The industry must be fully on board with the clear intentions of the code. Instead of complaining about its 'uncertainties', practitioners should recognise that it is deliberately not a technically prescriptive compliance-style laundry list, Robert MC Brown writes.
Robert MC BrownSeptember 1, 2020
Acting ethically in an unethical world can be problematic, says UNSW’s Tracy Wilcox, but creativity and a willingness to see other perspectives can help advisers find a way.
Tahn SharpeJuly 22, 2020
Advice delivery should be cheaper, many believe, and ASIC is currently investigating why it's not and what can potentially be done to make the delivery of advice more affordable.
Matthew SmithJuly 21, 2020
The financial advice industry has found itself in a frustrating position of having rules and regulations imposed by people who are fundamentally disconnected from financial planning. Paul Moran thinks he's got a way out.
Paul MoranJuly 16, 2020
The Bill granting advisers extensions to the education requirement time frames set out by FASEA were passed in the Senate on Wednesday following some revealing debate in both the House of Reps and the Senate about the statutory body's challenging 18 months.
Matthew SmithJune 17, 2020