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FPA told to lift the bar

The former chief of retail giant Woolworths has hit out at the lack of professionalism and conflicts of interest within Australia's financia...

by Julia Newbould

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  • Snowball eyes acquisitions

    Snowball is close to finalising a number of acquisitions including a servicing arrangement with a $20 million corporate super fund....

    by Reporter
  • OFG chairman ousted

    OFG chairman Murray Chessell has been ousted along with three other board members....

    by Reporter
  • Crackdown on mortgage brokers

    Long-awaited national reforms aim to drive out rogue operators....

    by Madeleine Collins
  • Planners shun average Aussies

    Financial planners shun lower value investors in favour of clients with $100,000 in investable assets according to study....

    by Victoria Young
  • Plan B back on acquisition path

    Plan B plans to expand in both the local and international financial services markets....

    by Reporter
  • Tranzact strikes gold

    Tranzact Financial Services has struck a deal with a Melbourne-based advisory firm....

    by Reporter
  • Planners face tough new insurance rules

    The corporate watchdog plans to enforce a higher standard of liability insurance for financial planners....

    by Madeleine Collins
  • Tower cashed up

    Listed insurance company Tower Australia is revamping its adviser network and rolling out an electronic application....

    by Victoria Young
  • FICS raises monetary limits

    Consumers to benefit and industry to pay for a controversial increase in the monetary limit for financial services compl...

    by Madeleine Collins
  • Advisers seek government support

    Planners count on Government to find a solution to the nation's underinsurance crisis, an ING Australia survey has found....

    by Victoria Young
  • Tower signs super expert

    AustralianSuper chairman Elana Rubin has been named as the replacement for retiring Tower director John Spencer. ...

    by Victoria Young
  • Tranzact and Grosvenor in merger talks

    Tranzact is in discussions with its major shareholder Grosvenor Financial Services regarding a possible merger....

    by Reporter
  • Best Practice Awards 07

    WB Financial has taken out this year's Best Practice Award. Stephen Blaxhall spoke with the group's principal Paul Carroll about what he bel...

    by Stephen Blaxhall
  • Loophole puts Westpoint investors at risk

    ASIC's plans to recoup investor losses by suing financial planning groups may have hit a snag....

    by Madeleine Collins
  • Braysich escapes jail term

    Ex-Saxby Bridge chief Jeff Braysich has been given a good behaviour bond for offences committed as a stockbroker....

    by Madeleine Collins
  • Select lowers requirements

    Select Asset Management has dropped the minimum investment required for two of its hedge funds to $25,000....

    by Vishal Teckchandani
  • Intech fund posts solid return

    Intech's Global Tactical Strategies Trust has returned 16.2 per cent to investors for the 12 months to September....

    by Vishal Teckchandani
  • Aust Unity expands adviser ranks

    Australian Unity Financial Planning has been steadily growing with seven advisers forming their own practices in New South Wales under the l...

    by Vishal Teckchandani
  • van Eyk reviews managers

    It is better to choose a long/short fund manager rather than a traditional buy and hold equities manager, according to research house van Ey...

    by Vishal Teckchandani


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