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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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BGL brings sales director to leadership rank

BGL brings sales director to leadership rank

SMSF administrator BGL has appointed a business development director to its leadership team as its head of sales and acc... Read More
security breach

ATO clarifies stance on in-house asset breaches

The Tax Office has sought to clarify how it will approach concerns from SMSFs that they may be breaching in-house asset ... Read More

Establishing SMSFs for illegal access on ATO radar

The Tax Office has highlighted concerns around illegal early access to super as the number of newly established SMSFs ha... Read More
Michael Spakman

Topdocs to offer COVID-19 documents free of charge

Legal document provider Topdocs has announced its SMSF documents relating to COVID-19 will be provided to advisers free ... Read More

Surge in super switching, new data finds

Switches in investment from members of super funds were happening at three times the normal rate in March in the midst o... Read More
Peter Burgess

SMSF Association hires deputy CEO

The SMSF Association has announced it will appoint a new deputy chief executive to also serve as its director of policy ... Read More
Bill Orow and Chris Hill

Marsella to have wider implications for advice provision

Legal experts have analysed how the landmark death benefits decision in Marsella will have wider industry implications a... Read More
Shelley Banton

SMSFs ‘high on the radar’ for cyber scams

There is no doubt that self-managed super funds are a prime target for cyber criminals as they seek to take advantage of... Read More
Shunning rent relief for tenants

Shunning rent relief for tenants could have NALI risks

SMSF landlords that don’t provide a tenant that is a related party with commercial rent relief could end up with a sit... Read More

Rent deferral could lead to in-house asset issues

Commercial rent relief in the form of a deferral could create in-house asset issues for the fund; however, an administra... Read More
Matthew Burgess

More cases can guide court removal of trustees

***UPDATED***A law firm has highlighted other legal decisions that could provide a better guide on how a court can force... Read More
Martin Fahy

$7.1bn paid in early release scheme: ASFA

Around 855,000 payments totalling around $7.1 billion have been made from super funds to individuals by the end of April... Read More

ATO reveals new SMSF property development bulletin

The Australian Tax Office has published its inaugural regulator’s bulletin addressing concerns surrounding property de... Read More
Lyn Formica

Vendor financing with 13.22C trusts fraught with danger

SMSFs wanting to sell property owned in a non-geared related unit trust to an unrelated party on vendor finance terms co... Read More

Adviser hit with permanent ban for SMSF misconduct

The corporate regulator has permanently banned an adviser for recommending the establishment of SMSFs for clients desp... Read More


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