Jennifer Mogg appointed to The Advisers Association Board

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The Advisers Association (TAA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Mogg to the TAA Board. TAA CEO, Neil Macdonald said, “Jennifer’s strong operations background and her first-hand knowledge and skills in financial planning business management are a welcome addition to the Board.” Ms Mogg is the Operations Manager, Company Secretary and a director […]

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Rushed legislation likely to result in poorer outcomes for Australians

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The Advisers Association Ltd (TAA) has expressed concern over the raft of draft exposure legislation released by Treasury on 31 January 2020 in response to recommendations from the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry (the Royal Commission), and the Government’s haste to introduce the legislation. TAA CEO, Neil Macdonald […]

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AMP Financial Planners Association and Hillross Advisers Association merge to form The Advisers Association

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At annual general meetings held in Melbourne last week, members of the AMP Financial Planners Association (ampfpa) and the Hillross Advisers Association (HAA), voted to merge and form The Advisers Association Ltd (TAA), a united body that will represent advisers of both licensees. Neil Macdonald, who was CEO of both ampfpa and HAA, will remain […]

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ampfpa selects Corrs Chambers Westgarth for its members

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The AMP Financial Planners Association (ampfpa) has selected leading Australian law firm, Corrs Chambers Westgarth (Corrs) to investigate legal action available to ampfpa members, including the potential for a class action, against AMP Financial Planning (AMPFP). The ampfpa surveyed its members following AMPFP attempts to make changes without notice to its Buyer of Last Resort […]

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ampfpa members step up action against AMP

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Members of the AMP Financial Planners Association (ampfpa) are stepping up action to contest changes announced by AMP. Ampfpa CEO, Neil Macdonald said, “AMP is on the record saying it is trying to right some of the wrongs of the past – it cannot right wrongs by doing the wrong thing by its own people.” […]

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AMP Financial Planners Association to contest changes to AMP Buyer of Last Resort terms

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AMP Financial Planners Association (ampfpa) will be contesting changes announced last week by AMP to its Buyer of Last Resort (BOLR) terms. Ampfpa CEO, Neil Macdonald said, “AMP is contractually obliged to consult with us over changes to the terms and also to give our members 13 months’ notice of any change that will have […]

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