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Last week the government issued a proposal paper recommending changes to the education standards set by FASEA. SAFAA has welcomed the proposals set out in the paper. I wish to stress that we support professional and educational qualifications, but we have long advocated that they should accommodate consumer preferences for specialist advice for
A report issued by the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) and the Investment Company Institute (ICI) states that US securities are likely to move from trade date plus two days (T+2) to trade date plus one day (T+1) during the first half of 2024.
ASIC’s recent report on the 2020 ASX market outage sets out ASIC’s expectations for market operators, market participants and large institutional investors that will ensure more participants and investors are able and willing to trade on alternate venues in the event of a future market outage. The report notes what SAFAA’s members told
By Will Deer, International Equities Investment Specialist, Pengana Capital The recent wave of regulatory reform in China has been highly visible, resulting in a knee-jerk reaction among investors, some of whom are questioning the viability of investing in China. There is precedence for major policy reforms, although historically not at this pace. China
The HN Hub is an online portal designed to support Responsible Managers and compliance officers meet and maintain the licensee’s
The aging of baby boomers, growth of SMSFs and recent market fluctuations have created a tremendous need for financial advice.
The government has released for consultation the regulations supporting the implementation of the Single Disciplinary Body for financial advisers. The
By Glenn Dyer, ShareCafé China has spent the past year or more monstering Australia and Australian companies – from the
Sponsored article By Anthony Doyle, Cross-asset Investment Specialist, Fidelity International As COVID-19 battered the world’s economies last year, emerging markets
By Ian Cragg, Co-founder, Send In 2019 the ACCC made an enquiry into the supply of foreign currency conversion services