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16 Jun 2014 |
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16 Jun 2014 |
Join our campaign to save our consumer protections when seeking financial advice.
Regulator puts the brakes on its long-planned adviser exam.
8 May 2013 |
Some financial advisers have no formal training and are essentially salespeople. Despite the need for it, a national testing regime will have to wait.
New ASIC regulations that make it simpler to switch between banks and limit the length of PDSs may mean more favourable outcomes for consumers.
29 Apr 2013 |
The government regulator has been making moves that could not only straighten out the finance sector but also make life easier for consumers.
The terms ‘financial counsellor’ and ‘financial counselling’ have been restricted to not-for-profit organisations.
17 Sep 2012 |
New reforms means that dodgy for-profit enterprises can no longer claim to be ‘financial counsellors’ or to provide ‘financial counselling’.
Passage of the Future of Financial Advice reforms in the Senate signals a sea change in the advice industry.
20 Jun 2012 |
Consumers can celebrate a partial but important victory with the passage of Future of Financial Advice reforms in the Senate.
CHOICE makes follow-up submission on the National Guarantee Fund.
28 May 2012 |
We're calling for greater consumer representation on the board of the National Guarantee Fund in a recent submission to financial regulators.