Regulation

Licensees' futures are built on support for advisers

Friday, 26 May 2017

Exactly how the nature of licensing for financial planners will change is still unsettled but one thing does seem certain – licensees will have to adapt to a new role.

Has FoFA worked? Treasury wants your feedback

Wednesday, 24 May 2017
The Treasury Department wants to know whether five Future of Financial Advice reforms have achieved their objectives and how they have affected your business.

Educate clients about approaches from funds, for everyone’s sake

Monday, 22 May 2017
An unsolicited letter to a client sparked an 18-month-long, and ultimately unsuccessful, fight for compensation. Financial planners are advised to look out for similar approaches.

There’s a better way to cool off the housing market

Thursday, 18 May 2017
If the Treasurer doesn’t want to scrap negative gearing altogether, a policy restricting the tax deductibility of construction cost to new properties would make sense.

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