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Costello joins ASIC advisory board

By Damon Kitney - The Australian The corporate regulator has added further high-powered talent to its external advisory panel with the appointment of Future Fund chairman Peter Costello, former prudential regulator John Laker and...

Heavyweight appointments boost ASIC

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Shining light on financial planners

A working draft into setting up a national register recommends the register contain the name, financial adviser number, status in the industry (current or ceased), current licensee, five-year employment history, detail on what product...

ASIC pings Aldi for credit card failure

Aldi, owned by the highly secretive and reclusive Albrecht family of Germany, failed to consistently disclose in all of its stores that there is a 0. 5 per cent surcharge for consumers paying by...

ASIC raises heat on finance advice

By Damon Kitney - The Australian Along with Robert Gottliebsen and Stephen Bartholomeusz, Alan also founded Business Spectator, the popular business news and commentary website. Alan has been a trusted source of investment advice to...

Padbury Oakajee breach: ASIC

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Macquarie to contact 160,000 clients over advice

By Elizabeth Redman Everyone who has been a Macquarie Equities client since March 2004 will be contacted and invited to raise concerns about the quality of advice they received. "Clients who have suffered financial...

No caps for super fund fees: Murray

By Paul Garvey - The Australian The pair agreed that the practice of relying on product disclosure statements to inform investors of the risks associated with financial products needed to change, with the financial...