CPD: Scam alert – the role for advisers in our biggest consumer protection challenge

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Introduction Financial scams are arguably the biggest consumer protection challenge facing the financial sector in 2024. With data suggesting scams are costing Australian consumers more than $3 billion each year[1]

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CPD: Consumer protection – a practical guide to developing a Vulnerable Client Policy

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One of the most significant consumer protection challenges within financial advice – and financial services more broadly – is the protection of vulnerable clients. Regulators around the world are becoming

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CPD: Complexity in advice – how it undermines financial consumer protection

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Adviser’s don’t need to be reminded how complex the world they operate in is. Financial products, regulations, advice processes and documents are all inherently complex. The deep irony is that

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CPD: Financial advice – 2024 regulation and compliance look ahead

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Introduction For financial advisers, 2024 promises to be another busy year from a regulation and compliance perspective. But with the government response to the Quality of Advice Review grabbing most

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