Royal Commission

  • IMAP coordinates a Managed Account Submission to Royal Commission - PDF Download available

    IMAP coordianted a submittion from teh managed accounts industry as a response to the Royal Commission Interim Report to illustrate that managed accounts can have positive putcomes for the end investor. This submission makes reference to 5 of the particular issues raised in the Interim Report


  • Managed Accounts Post Royal Commission

    The adoption of managed accounts over the past three or four years – there is now approximately $60 billion invested in various forms of SMA and MDA – has been driven by a number of separate factors.

  • Regulatory Update - Compensation Scheme of Last Resort - Important for Advisers to Comment

    Following the Royal Commission's recommendation, the Australian Treasury released a consultation paper just before Xmas 2019 on the proposed Compensation Scheme of Last Resort (CSLR).

    This is a fund which will compensate clients of most financial services who win a compensation payment through AFCA or some other process. 

    Comments required by 7 February 2020

  • Royal Commission and Managed Accounts

    By mapping your clients’ journey to the advice process, you can ensure your clients are getting optimum engagement at all their interactions and touchpoints with your business. Here are some tips from Netwealth for mapping your clients’ journey.

  • Royal Commission and Managed Accounts

    The IMAP Regulatory Group reviewed the Royal Commission’s Final Report, with an emphasis on how the 76 recommendations handed down by Commissioner Kenneth Hayne will impact the managed accounts sector.  Find out more about the "key takeouts" emanating from this report.

  • Royal Commission challenges planners

    The number of clients seeking advise from planners continues to decline, as the move by more planners to self-licence increases.

    These were two of the key findings to emerge from the 2018 Planner Business Model Report, which is an annual study of Australia financial planners and their business models by research company, Investment Trends.

  • Royal Commission offers blueprint for reform

    Perspectives provides a round-up of the key recommendations in the Final Report of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry. This analysis concentrates specifically on the impact the recommendations will have on the financial advice sector in relation to managed accounts.

  • Royal Commission questions industry

    On Friday 28 September, Commissioner Kenneth Hayne handed down the interim report from the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services industry. And while the report didn’t provide any recommendations, it did raise a number of key questions for the industry.

  • The rise of specialist advice businesses

    Paul Barratt CEO AZ NGA

    “I think that businesses in the future will have an element of specialisation. They still might offer a raft of different services, but advice businesses will increasingly become deep and narrow with their skill set. The days of having generalists providing a bit of everything will become increasingly limited.”

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