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Adrian Flores

AUTHOR|No. of Articles: 216

Adrian Flores is the deputy editor of SMSF Adviser. Before that, he was the features editor for ifa (Independent Financial Adviser), InvestorDaily, Risk Adviser, Fintech Business and Adviser Innovation.

You can email Adrian at [email protected].

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Eva Scheerlinck

Trustees warned to avoid early release scams

An industry body has warned trustees that unscrupulous operators have already begun targeting super fund members and off... Read More
Dana Fleming

New SMSF audit service to respond to queries in 2 days

A new professional-to-professional support initiative from the Tax Office will provide a response to any queries regardi... Read More
Jeff Bresnahan

Government warned to tighten early access to super criteria

The government’s implementation of its proposed early access to superannuation scheme needs to be tightened to protect... Read More
Sam Twidale

Investing during the COVID-19 crisis

Capturing the outstanding long-term opportunities will require staying calm and committed to your investment process. ... Read More
Bernie Dean

Early access to super ‘a last resort’, says industry body

An industry body believes that members seeking to access their superannuation early should do so “with extreme caution... Read More

AFCA to ‘fast-track’ COVID-19 complaints

The Australian Financial Complaints Authority says it will prioritise and fast-track complaints relating to the COVID-19... Read More
Super changes in COVID-19 measures

Super changes in COVID-19 measures — what it means for SMSFs

The government has announced it will make major changes to superannuation in its second stimulus package in response to ... Read More
Industry bodies united behind super changes

Industry bodies united behind super changes

Leading industry bodies in the SMSF space have thrown their support behind the changes to superannuation put forward by ... Read More
Daniel Butler

Government urged to review TBC as super balances plummet

A law firm has urged the government to review the current transfer balance cap rules for SMSFs in the wake of COVID-19, ... Read More
John Maroney

Industry body backs FASEA changes in response to COVID-19

An industry body has shown its support for moves from the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority to cancel its... Read More
Rahul Singh

Work test exemption ‘quite powerful’ for certain clients

An investment manager has argued that the one-off work test exemption can be “quite powerful” when used in the right... Read More
Daniel Butler and Shaun Backhaus

Agreement can minimise property co-ownership risks

Trustees wanting to invest in property with co-owners through their SMSF should engage in a special agreement to increas... Read More
Graeme Colley

Investment strategy compliance still applies to single-member SMSFs

An SMSF investment strategy that is very general and hasn’t considered the risks in addition to likely returns may enc... Read More

Estate planning ‘taboo’ with Asian clients can be overcome

An aversion to the topic of estate planning that often comes from migrants or permanent residents in Australia with Asia... Read More

Most common super advice complaints revealed

New data from the Australian Financial Complaints Authority has revealed the most cited complaints from clients of profe... Read More


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