FASEA has removed the three-month registration requirement for advisers in the upcoming November 2021 Financial Advisers Exam.
The government has released draft legislation on reforms to make electronic execution signing measures and virtual AGMs permanent.
Legislation that will create a new watchdog to scrutinise Australia’s twin-peaks financial regulator model has now passed both houses of P
The Treasury has confirmed how the new bring-forward rules will apply for people aged 65 and 66 on or after 1 July 2020.
With the recent bring-forward measures passed along with further extension proposed in the federal budget, its combination with potential do
FASEA has confirmed advisers on a career break at 1 January can take the industry exam later than the compliance deadline and return to th
The measures to extend the bring-forward age up to 67 and the bill to increase the number of members allowed in an SMSF have passed both hou
The Commonwealth, state and territory governments will now prioritise working together towards a common approach to modernise document execu
With the introduction of the relocation of tax adviser registrations from TPB to ASIC, advisers risk being misaligned with coinciding educat
Many questions still remain with the Your Future, Your Super bill after it passed the House of Representatives, with the Nationals and cros
The new measures to streamline registration of financial advisers and inclusion of tax advisers under one umbrella should not be distorted,
The government has released draft legislation aiming to improve the visibility of superannuation assets in family law proceedings.
The federal budget legacy pensions changes offer a welcome relief for SMSFs dealing with legacy pensions, but the measure to tax “reserves
The SMSF Association has confirmed how the non-concessional (NCC) bring-forward rule will work in conjunction with the recently introduced f
The government has released the long-awaited draft legislation for the proposed changes to how SMSFs claim exempt current pension income (EC
The federal opposition has rallied the advice industry to push for a parliamentary inquiry into the failings of FASEA.
Senator Jane Hume has assured that the superannuation measures announced in the federal budget aren’t aimed to force retirees to draw down
Changes made in the federal budget for legacy pensions will have a flow-on effect on the treatment of pension reserves, creating uncertain a
The formation of a new single advice disciplinary body is an important step in simplifying the financial advice sector, but there are concer
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