SAFAA accredited CPD webinars are offered free to Principal, Practitioner and Affiliate members. Content will be delivered via panels, interactive discussion, presentations and quizzes and to be eligible for CPD you will need to participate in the webinar live.
These will be held on the second and fourth Wednesdays from 1.00pm with additional sessions from time to time. Webinars will include the opportunity for Q&A as well as a brief quiz for CPD accreditation.
Virtual Workshop – Managed Accounts: It’s about you
Friday 29 May from 10.30am to 1.30pm EST
Designed to help both advisers and licensee staff be in an informed position as to what managed accounts are about and how best to implement for different types of clients.
Stuart Holdsworth CEO, Financial Simplicity
Stuart has combined his extensive investment industry experience to become one of Australia’s thought leaders on managed accounts. Stuart is passionate about the growing consumer influences on the investment industry globally and has helped enable over $30bn in a myriad of managed account propositions (SMA, IMA, MDA, UMA) both here in Australia and internationally.
FASEA CPD: Technical competence 1.5 hours | General 0.75 hours
For more information or to register click here.
Global shift into alternatives: London Stock Exchange Group perspective and the Investment Funds Market
Wednesday 3 June from 4.30pm to 5.30pm EST
Live from London and Milan, managers from the London Stock Exchange Group will provide perspectives from Europe. Following an update and outlook on European markets post COVID-19, Darko will outline why global investors are increasingly focusing on private markets and why alternative asset classes are showing a steady growth in terms of fundraising and portfolio allocations.
The London Stock Exchange Group provides market participants with opportunities and developments on the Investment Funds Market, offering access to a broad range of geographies, subsectors and alternative strategies via listed investment vehicles. There are over 450 closed-end investment funds listed in London, standing at over $200bn in market capitalization and expanding towards infrastructure and real assets, as well as welcoming new asset classes such as pharmaceutical royalties, fintech and renewables.
Presenters from London Stock Exchange Group
Michele Troiani Head of Buyside Relationship Management, UK and Continental Europe
Darko Hajdukovic Head of Multi-Asset Primary Markets and Investment Funds
Darko has extensive experience in equity and fixed income transactions on public markets and is a member of the FCA’s Listing Advisory Panel. Darko joined the London Stock Exchange Group in 2007 as Debt Product Manager looking after fixed income business. Previous engagements include specialising in financial regulation and regulatory economics, as well as projects on assessing the effectiveness of the EU regulation and its impact on the economic development and sector research covering telecommunications, manufacturing and tourism.
FASEA CPD: 1.00 hour Technical competence
Borrowing to invest, how margin lending supports wealth creation and long term financial goals
Wednesday 10 June from 1.00pm to 2.00pm EST
James will explain what margin lending is, how it works, what to be careful of and the potential for amplified returns available to investors with an appropriate time horizon and clear strategy. He will explain the margin call process, basic calculations on how much a client can borrow and why a client would use margin lending.
James Winder Business Development Manager, Leveraged
James is a specialist in margin lending, supporting advisers to deliver long term elevated returns for their clients by using sensible gearing strategies. He passionately links margin lending accounts with many investment platforms, and is an advocate for implementing alternative strategies available to investors including regular investment plans.
FASEA CPD: 1.00 hour General
Panel: FASEA professional standards – are you match fit?
Wednesday 24 June from 1.00pm to 2.00pm EST
The education and professional standards framework is in implementation phase and is having a significant impact on stockbrokers and financial advisers. In this panel our leading experts will discuss strategies for meeting the FASEA exam and education requirements and how an adviser can give good advice under the standards.
Aldo Boccalatte Organisational Enhancement Manager, Morgans Financial
Aldo’s professional career has centred on the business imperative of delivering valued client experiences. He has held senior leadership positions in Human Resources, Learning & Organisational Development and Change Management. Currently second time round with Morgans Financial Limited in the role of Organisational Enhancement Manager working directly with their 500 advisers nationally. Aldo’s current remit is enabling Retail Advisers to meet FASEA education requirements, adopting a new CRM platform and developing future branch office leaders.
Grant Holley Managing Partner, Holley Nethercote Commercial & Financial Services Lawyers
Grant was a member of the Victorian Bar between 1986 and commencing Holley Nethercote in March 1995. Grant’s practice has been predominantly in commercial law and financial services law. A contributing author to a number of legal publications and journals, including the Law Book Company’s “Laws of Australia”; Butterworths’ “Halsbury’s Laws of Australia”, “Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents”, “Court Forms and Pleadings”, and Robson’s Corporations Law; Grant has also authored a book “Management and the Law”.
FASEA CPD: 1.00 hour Professionalism and ethics
Corporations Act – sections relevant to financial advisers
Wednesday 8 July from 1.00pm to 2.00pm EST
Wondering which sections of the Corporations Act will be relevant for the FASEA exam? We know that distilling the key sections is a daunting task and are fortunate that Michelle Levy, a Partner with Allens, will step you through the relevant sections and how they apply to the FASEA exam. Knowledge of the legal obligations will help you, even if exam scenarios are geared to financial planning rather than investment advice. This is a webinar not to be missed.
Michelle Levy Partner, Allens
Michelle specialises in superannuation, life insurance, distribution and financial services law. Before joining Allens, Michelle was a partner at King & Wood Mallesons. Michelle is a regular contributor to various journals and publications including Financial Services Newsletter and the Superannuation Law Bulletin. She co-authored the LexisNexis FoFA Handbook. Michelle is a member of the Law Council of Australia’s Superannuation Committee. Michelle has been recognised as a leading investment funds lawyer by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2015-2018.
FASEA CPD: 1.00 hour Regulatory Compliance and Consumer Protection
Thanks to the following organisations who are supporting SAFAA’s webinar program during 2020.
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