SMSFA calls for auto approval of CPD by licensees under FASEA rules

The SMSF Association is calling for CPD from a professional association to be automatically approved by licensees by under new Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) rules.

The SMSF Association says FASEA should do this to achieve “consistency, clarity

Lack of consultation an “important shortfall” with FASEA

The Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) is expected to move to legislation with little, if any, further consultation.

Peter Hogan, SMSF Association Head of Education and Technical, told the Technical Day in Brisbane that an “important shortfall” with

FASEA proposed standards should better recognise prior learning

The Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) has been urged by the SMSF Association to provide more guidance and certainty to financial advisers on the recognition of prior learning.

SMSF Association Head of Policy Jordan George said it is

SMSFA welcomes FASEA’s draft education pathway, wants more detail

The SMSF Association says proposed guidance from the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) on education pathways for financial advisers is a “crucial step forward”, but wants to see more detail.

The FASEA this week released a draft Code

FASEA proposed education qualifications a “critical first step”

The release of the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority’s (FASEA) education qualifications has been welcomed by the SMSF Association as a critical first step.

The FASEA recently released its Existing Adviser Qualifications Pathway: Proposed Guidance, proposing that an 

FASEA appointment gets thumbs up from the SMSF Association

The appointment of Deen Sanders to the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) has received the ‘thumbs up’ from the SMSF Association.

Minister for Revenue and Financial Services, Kelly O’Dwyer, recently announced the appointment of Dr Deen Sanders OAM