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Australian Advisors’ stepped education requirements from 2015

Tuesday, 25 June 2013 | Chris Kennedy

The regulator has outlined its plans to increase the current minimum adviser education requirements from the Diploma-equivalent RG146 level, from 2015.

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) yesterday released Consultation Paper 212 (CP212) which proposes to introduce ‘Regime B’ from 1 January

Australian Pay Day Lenders tighter regulation

by TIM BOREHAM – Australian

TIGHTER regulation is forcing consolidation on the fragmented payday lending industry, with not even listed-sector leader Cash Converters immune from the fallout.

According to industry participants, the stricter lending requirements have prompted smaller providers to either curtail their activities in the $800-million-a-year market, or sell their loan

Accountants Applying for Limited AFS Licence ( INFQ 179)

By: Jeff Mazzini|


Release of the latest Asic INFQ 179 for accountants wishing to apply for a limited advice AFSL



ASIC sets requirements for Australian Accountants for Limited Licence Applications.

Tim Smart-


ASIC has laid out the application process for accountants who wish to operate under a limited Australian Financial Services Licence (AFSL) without the necessary level of experience.

During the three-year transition period to 30 June 2016 (when the accountants’ exemption expires), accountants who do not yet meet the experience

Australian Treasury outlines paths to tax agent registration


Tim Smart- Investor Daily  15/06/2013

Treasury has outlined the education and experience requirements for financial planners who wish to become registered tax (financial) advisers.

The requirements form part of the proposed Tax Agent Services Act (TASA) regulatory regime, which is currently being scrutinised by the parliamentary joint committee.

The committee is due

ASIC releases limited AFSL details

By Kate Kachor

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The corporate regulator has this afternoon released an information sheet that provides accountants with application details for a limited Australian financial services licence (AFSL).

The 14 page document provides guidance for accountants about ASIC’s licensing application process, and how it will apply to those seeking a limited licence.

It also outlines

Australian Government Announces Legislation For Accountants giving SMSF advice

By: Jeff Mazzini| Tags:

Effective 1 July 2013, the Government has introduced new legislation that will require accountants who provide strategic advice to SMSF clients to become licensed to provide this advice. A three year transition period will apply.

The new legislation proposes a “streamlined process” for accountants to apply for their own Australian

A Game Changer – New digital wallet system sets up in Australia

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 | By Rose Powell

A new digital payment system has arrived in Australia as bankers fret about the impact the move towards “digital wallets” may have on their businesses.

FLASHiZ opened its doors in Sydney this week, with plans to launch to consumers by the end of 2013.

The technology uses

Clients demanding lower prices, high operating costs, technology advancements = Unemployment


From:The Australian
June 07, 2013 12:00AM

Source: The Australian

THE banks may be on the verge of cutting jobs and offshoring more roles to offset weak revenue growth, as businesses across the nation focus on costs amid political and economic uncertainty.

With low interest rates failing to fire up subdued credit

Accountants Advising Licence Phase in described as generous

Friday, 07 June 2013 | Chris Kennedy

Accountants wishing to advise on self-managed super funds (SMSFs) after the removal of the accountants’ exemption have been granted a generous transition period, according to the Financial Planning Association (FPA), which has also questioned the decision to restrict that licence to members

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