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ATO focus on auditor independence

While auditor independence is not covered by SIS Regulations, the ATO does have the power to disqualify auditors over independence issues an...

by Fiona Harris

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  • Study finds ERFs sub-standard

    ERFs are charging exorbitant fees and obstructing people from finding their lost super, researchers say....

    by Madeleine Collins
  • ANZ reshuffles senior execs

    Four ANZ senior executives are involved in a global job swap....

    by Madeleine Collins
  • Sydney rocks for charity

    Sydney's financial services community (FICAP) raised over $100,000 at a karaoke night at the Loft Bar in Sydney on Wednesday....

    by Julia Newbould
  • Balance needed in disclosure debate

    IFSA boss Richard Gilbert says the industry is acutely aware of managing conflicts of interest but more balance in the debate is needed....

    by Madeleine Collins
  • Financial advice firm denies Westpoint link

    A financial planning company being sued for millions by Westpoint investors has denied ever doing business with the disgraced property group...

    by Madeleine Collins
  • FSR disclosure breaches rife, says planner

    Many financial planners are failing to comply with their legal obligations to disclose conflicts of interest, an industry report has found....

    by Madeleine Collins
  • Independents beef up buying power

    Seven dealer groups have joined forces to beef up their competitive advantage and buying power....

    by Madeleine Collins
  • MetLife's Collis looks offshore

    Metlife moves former retail head of distribution to a regional role in Asia Pacific....

    by Julia Newbould
  • Macquarie boosts financial services team

    Macquarie Financial Services Group has hired six new advisers and an insurance executive....

    by Victoria Young
  • Simple super death tax

    The non-dependent inheritants of property owned by SMSFs to be whacked with 16.5 per cent tax after July 1...

    by Victoria Young
  • Combining business and pleasure

    It's not always recommended to combine business and pleasure (google Qantas stewardess and Ralph Fiennes), but a new book combines cooking a...

    by Reporter
  • RECP Hi Q fund launch

    Keiran Netting (CBA), Linden Toll (RECP) and Tony Togher (Colonial First State Investments) and the Real Estate Capital Partners fund launch...

    by Reporter
  • Govt predicts more DIY funds

    The super reforms are likely to push more people to set up self-managed super funds (SMSF), the Assistant Treasurer says....

    by Madeleine Collins
  • Some more super than others

    You may be comparing apples with apples in an industry fund, but some are achieving much higher returns than others......

    by Julia Newbould
  • Carey slips from ASIC's grasp

    Westpoint boss Norm Carey's brother has dodged ASIC's attempt to freeze his assets....

    by Madeleine Collins
  • Lehman now owns Grange

    Specialist Australian issuer of credit linked notes Grange Securities now wholly owned by Lehman Brothers....

    by Julia Newbould
  • Macquarie gears up

    Launched yesterday, a number of major innovations were introduced by Macquarie Investment Lending to its secure client-service website. &nbs...

    by Julia Newbould
  • SPAA announces new awards

    Members recognised by specialist super association for outstanding contributions to SMSF industry....

    by Fiona Harris
  • AMP EU causing widespread concern: FPA

    The FPA has warned against industry members treating ASIC's principles-based legislation as law....

    by Madeleine Collins


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