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Final piece of the puzzle for the Single Disciplinary Body

The government has released for consultation the regulations supporting the implementation of the Single Disciplinary Body for financial advisers. The bill implementing the Single Disciplinary Body was passed by Parliament on 21 October and will come into effect on 1 January 2022. The regulations: set the criteria for when ASIC must refer matters

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Derivatives Accreditation – increasing your worth as an adviser

The aging of baby boomers, growth of SMSFs and recent market fluctuations have created a tremendous need for financial advice. At the same time however, there is considerable competition to deliver it. Brokerage firms, independent advisers, banks, and even accounting firms are all fighting for a share of the wealth management business. Meanwhile

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What makes cryptocurrency investors tick?

BTC Markets, a digital asset exchange with over 325,000 Australian clients who have traded over AU$17.1 billion in digital assets since its launch in 2013, has released its first-ever Investor Study Report that contains interesting insights into the behaviour of Australian cryptocurrency investors. BTC conducted a comprehensive analysis of the meta data on

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Real Estate: is now a good time to invest?

By Nick Bullick, Portfolio Manager, Qualitas There is no shortage of news flow around the property sector at the moment, often leaving investors confused. However, that doesn’t mean investors should shun it entirely. There are many potential opportunities to make money from real estate, regardless of price movements. This is true of any

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